Rack Magazine

Entries for August 2017

Double Blessing

Double Blessing

By John W. Konkel

The first minute of my election-day 2012 hunt, and an 8-point buck was on the ground just 10 yards from me! A neck shot had dropped it, and for a freezer hunter like me, this was a pretty nice buck. Little did I know, however, that this basket-racked 4x4 would soon be dwarfed by another. I had hunted on Saturday, the muzzleloader opener, without an... READ MORE

Lemonade Never Tasted So Sweet

Lemonade Never Tasted So Sweet

By Scott Siefert

In 2012, my bosses and I decided to lease ground in Pike County, Ill. I’d lived there for two years, so I knew the area intimately, though I’d never hunted any of the private land. I knew that Pike County is a land of giants, the kind of place that could provide us all with deer of a lifetime. A good friend who I met while living in Ill... READ MORE

Trail Cameras Zoloft Dispenser?

Trail Cameras Zoloft Dispenser?

By Ed Waite

Scott Rawlings thought he’d never best the 173-inch drop-tined buck he arrowed in 2011. But that was before the bowhunter from Chillicothe, Ohio, checked a trail camera on Oct. 25. The photograph he retrieved put a spring back in his step. “By the end of September, I had not gotten a single picture of a buck on my Wildgame Innovations c... READ MORE

Dominant Eye, Dominant Buck

Dominant Eye, Dominant Buck

By Mike Handley

Discovering you’ve been shooting the wrong bow for 10 years is sort of like waking up to realize you’d rather wear pearls than a grunt call. Brady Scheffler might be comfortable with his choice of accessories, but he realized about a month before the 2012 deer season opened that he was far less certain of his shooting orientation. He&rs... READ MORE

Hand on Gloves

Hand on Gloves

By Lisa Price

Had three deer not crossed the road in front of Jamie Schesser’s truck a couple of days before the 2011 rifle season opened in Kansas, his nephew never would’ve considered sitting in a stand most family members had long written off as a waste of time. But one of those whitetails wore a very tall rack, so thick at the bases that the antl... READ MORE

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Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd