Register  | Login
  Search
TOP STORIES
Feature

Current Articles | Search | Syndication



Patience Prevails
By Tanner Oliphant   -- It was Nov. 22, 2006, the day before Thanksgiving and the Kansas archery season began. I arrived into my home town of Dodge City, Kan., late the night before. I had a few days break for the holiday from guiding archery...

Montana Drama
By Karl Pridgen It had been a long week, and I was down to the last few hours of a six-day bow hunt. I was in southeastern Montana hunting a 3-mile stretch of a river bottom. The river bottom of cottonwoods and alfalfa fields ran through a hilly lan...

Big Things Come in Small Packages
By Tracy Breen   -- Twenty years ago, beefy broadheads were the standard that other broadheads were compared to. Compound bows of the day were considered fast when they approached the 200 fps range. Broadheads like the original Steel Force Pre...

Thank Goodness for Rip Van Winkle
By David L. Swinney Jr. -- About seven years ago, I went hunting with a friend of mine. His grandfather had some private land that he allowed us to hunt. We were in northeast Oklahoma during rifle season, so it was the week of Christmas. It was a dr...

Topos As Hunting Tools
-- If you're completely new to using topo maps and aerial photos as hunting tools, the best thing to do is get a map and photo of an area you already know very well. Take them with you and walk/drive your land. It won't take long to learn what ridge ...

One for the Girls
By Venus Baxter -- My name is Venus Baxter and my hunting story happened during a big company Christmas party that my husband's boss held in Camden, Ala. It was supposed to be a hunt for the guys only. However, I rode up to the camp with my husband ...

Mighty Fine Buck
By Brad Thibodaux -- I am from Baton Rouge, La., and I hunt at Montgomery Farms Hunting Club in Edwards, Ms. In January 2007, while hunting during primitive weapon season, I spotted a nice, mature buck with a 200-pound-plus body and a heavy rack. Ou...

Blessing in Disguise
By Wes Frevert -- On a cold November morning in Cass County, Mo., a red pick up truck rolled quietly through a gate and into the field. As it moved through, the cows watched quietly, accustomed to this early morning traffic. The truck came to a stop...

Avoid the Death Grip
By Russell Thornberry -- Practice to Achieve the Ultimate Bow Hand Control. Lateral torque is largely the product of improper bow hand contact with your bow's grip. If you have problems with erratic arrow flight, hitting right or left of center, ...

University Teams with Buckmasters to Encourage Hunters to Get Into Shape
By Jennifer Bowen, Auburn Montgomery -- David Hart is on a mission to become a new man. Fifteen pounds lighter than he was just a month ago, he's been a bulldog when it comes to hitting the gym and eating better.  Photo: Dr. Michele Olson de...

The Whitetail's Lip Curl
Text & Photos by Tommy Kirkland -- Whitetails possess an amazing sense of smell and execute diverse forms of scent communication during the pre-rut and rut. These behaviors allow them to pronounce their presence and instinctively prepare them fo...

Double Whammy
By James Hotelling -- One of the proudest moments of my life was Nov. 5, 2005, when I sat in a treestand with my 13-year-old son Alex in South Georgia. The weather was still pretty warm outside, and the mosquitoes were out. It got pretty uncomfortab...

Decisions, Decisions
By William Edwards -- I got up at 4:00, made coffee, ate an oatmeal square and headed to where I had left my climber the night before. The forecast was for fog in the morning with clouds breaking up in the afternoon. The fog was thick, and I could o...

Watcha Gonna Do When He Comes for You?
By Brandon Fleck -- On Nov. 6, at 8:30 a.m. on a beautiful Ohio morning, I was on my way to take a police test. The whole way there I kept seeing big bucks out cruising around. I just wanted to turn around and get in the woods. But, I grudgingly wen...

Mapping Your Way to Success
By Bob Humphrey  -- How to use topo maps to increase bowhunting opportunities. I watched intently as a slender doe casually fed on acorns a mere 15 feet from the base of my tree. She was grabbing the last bites of her afternoon meal bef...

Big Buck Philosophy
By Eddie McFarland -- I paid my dues by putting in as much time as any one man could or any wife would allow but failed to punch a tag on a buck.  My freezer stayed full of delicious venison, I made certain of that, but like many hunters out ...

In the Luck of the Draw
By Michael Eatherton -- Opening day of turkey archery season started out with the same anticipation that every opening day holds. I was excited to get to the hunting grounds at dark-30 to get to THE SPOT that would surely get me that big tom that I ...

Riding the Fence
By Craig Conway -- In November last year, I was hunting in Canada. This hunt had to be the hardest one I've ever been through. On the first day, I saw some deer, but not anything worth shooting. In the distance I could see a giant deer chasing does,...

Mamma Hits It Big
By Russell Thornberry -- It was about a year ago when my wife of 39 years asked me a most unusual question: "When am I going to get to shoot something really big?" She caught me off guard. Sharleen is, by her own admission, a fair-weather ...

How Much Is Enough?
-- With so many great scent, grunt and rattle products out there, it's tough to figure out the right mix. How much scent is too much, and how much rattling or grunting, or rattling AND grunting is enough? The problem is that the answer could be dif...
Page 228 of 233First   Previous   223  224  225  226  227  [228]  229  230  231  232  Next   Last   
Pay Your Bill Online Google+ Buckmasters on Pinterest Follow Us On Instagram! LinkedIn Buckmasters on YouTube Follow Us On Twitter Buckmasters on Facebook!