Rack Magazine

Entries for July 2017

Two Bucks, One Tag … and Completely Legal

Two Bucks, One Tag … and Completely Legal

By Lisa Price

Three days into Illinois’ 2011 bow season, Billy Foster glimpsed a stud of a buck at 70 yards. He saw it for only 30 seconds, but he was bowled over by the girth of the deer’s baseball bat-sized right main beam, which is why he nicknamed it Louisville. Completely besotted, he hated to go back home to El Dorado, Ark. While hunting the sa... READ MORE

Her Kingdom for X-Ray Vision!

Her Kingdom for X-Ray Vision!

By Gita M. Smith

Rhonda Farley’s arms were hurting. Big time. But whenever she tried to lower her muzzleloader for some relief, her hands would shake uncontrollably. For nearly half an hour, her arms and hands waged a silent war until, ultimately, she resorted to wedging her left elbow into her hip for support. All this for a buck whose rack she had not yet f... READ MORE

Antlers Maximus

Antlers Maximus

By Ed Waite

Call it kismet. Had Kenny Corwin arrived at his hunting spot a few minutes earlier or later last December, there would be one more 20-gauge shotshell in his box of slugs and quite a few more dollars in his bank account right now. In fact, the only thing that didn’t work out for the Ohio deer hunter in 2011 was that his kids weren’t with... READ MORE

Walter Gets His Groove Back

Walter Gets His Groove Back

By Ed Waite

Walter Mitchell almost quit hunting last year. The bowhunter from New Madison, Ohio, was so upset over losing a buck, he spent half of November and nearly all of December feeling sorry for himself. Seven yards should’ve been easy-breezy, but the arrow clipped an unseen limb and veered off course, piercing the deer’s paunch and burying i... READ MORE

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Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd