Rack Magazine

Entries for September 2015

No Sweet Tooth

No Sweet Tooth

By Lisa L. Price

Even when he was young enough to appreciate a bag full of candy, Dewey Kendrick IV had no qualms about wearing camo instead of a Halloween costume and going to the woods instead of knocking on doors. He was 6 years old the first time he begged his father, Dewey III, to take him hunting when the rest of the kids his age were trick-or-treating. And i... READ MORE

Just When You Think It’s Futile

Just When You Think It’s Futile

By Craig Bell

It was a typical November morning in my taxidermy shop in Waveland, Ind.  Friends were arriving to drain the coffee pot, and I was putting the finishing touches on a deer mount when the telephone rang. I washed the muck off my hands, picked up the receiver and a very excited voice greeted me. “Hello, Ed, how’s your morning?” ... READ MORE

Not a Mirage

Not a Mirage

By Lisa L. Price

If Mark Lueder hadn’t been accompanied by a friend on those summer nights back in 2008, he might’ve convinced himself the drop-tined buck had been a mirage. Because when Indiana’s bow season opened that year, the whitetail vanished like the last Lay’s potato chip. “Me and a hunting buddy, Bobby Simpson, like spotlighti... READ MORE

Murphy’s Law Buck

Murphy’s Law Buck

By Tim Beaumont

Anything that could have gone wrong, went wrong … ALMOST. Jeff Gordon of Montpelier, Ind., would have been satisfied with a beautiful 9-pointer that was roaming the area. But after checking his trail camera in early September 2009, he thought otherwise. “I played back the video and saw a giant on there,” Jeff said. “The buc... READ MORE

When All Things Conspire to Keep a Man Awake

When All Things Conspire to Keep a Man Awake

By Gita M. Smith

The story behind Arkansas’ State Record Typical by rifle. Sean Longnecker wanted to make a few things clear, up front. “I am not a deer hunter, so I usually hunt about an hour a year, and I don’t keep up with anything new,” he said. “I don’t go out and scout for sign, and it doesn’t matter to me what kind o... READ MORE

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