Buckmasters Magazine

Entries for June 2017

Heartbreak to Redemption

Heartbreak to Redemption

By Mark Oliver

A bad day at the office takes an unlikely turn for the better for this Buckmasters cameraman. The mighty cottonwoods of Alberta had turned a golden yellow, a hint that winter was just around the corner. Most of the crops had been harvested, and the deer were plentiful. I had been trapped in the office for just over seven months, and when I finally ... READ MORE

The Boys of Summer

The Boys of Summer

By Ken Piper

Why the first week of the season is your best chance to take a book buck with a bow. Late September and early October are when baseball’s boys of summer get serious and compete for their sport’s ultimate prize. If you hunt deer with a bow, I don’t care if you’re the world’s biggest baseball fan, skip the playoffs on TV... READ MORE

Small Group Deer Drives

Small Group Deer Drives

By David Hart

Less can be more when it comes to pushing deer. The morning hunt was uneventful, but as Mike Mattly and two friends watched a dandy buck slip into a small patch of cover, he knew things were about to get interesting. The three Iowa hunters were driving back to town when they spotted the buck on property they had permission to hunt, so after a few m... READ MORE

Make Your Scouting Count

Make Your Scouting Count

By Tom Fegely

Not all deer season preparation is created equal. At precisely 5 a.m. on Oct. 1, 1988, Craig Krisher climbed into his treestand in Pennsylvania farm country. It had become a familiar spot, one in which the then 25-year-old bowhunter had spent other dawns during previous months. The homemade stand and surrounding acreage had become familiar territor... READ MORE

Copyright 2018 by Buckmasters, Ltd.

Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd