Buckmasters Magazine

Entries for July 2017

Big Buck Bonds Brothers

Big Buck Bonds Brothers

By Matt Spetts

Some moments in the deer woods will change you forever. It’s interesting how a hunter evolves, especially when, as in my case, that evolution is a direct parallel to the maturation of the individual. I believe that one season, one hunt, one harvest or even one moment can influence a hunter and change his perspective on the sport forever. I ex... READ MORE

Do-It-Yourself Video

Do-It-Yourself Video

By Jeff Murray

How to film your own hunt and look like a pro! The buck responded to my grunt call like a box car freighting on a straight-line rail. He was on a hot trot, non-stop. Of course I panicked. I expected the 12-pointer to freeze, look in my direction, and then look off to the side — like every other buck I’d grunted at. “Handcuff&rdquo... READ MORE

Dear Tom

Dear Tom

By Tom Fegely

Insights on hunting that you won’t hear from Abby. Having been the outdoors editor of a 150,000-circulation newspaper in eastern Pennsylvania for nearly 30 years, I regularly used questions from readers in my version of “Dear Abby.” Instead of advising and commenting on affairs of the heart, however, I tried to share information o... READ MORE

Who Really Wins Our Sweepstakes?

Who Really Wins Our Sweepstakes?

By Jackie Bushman

Photo: Billy Sawyer of Crossett, Arkansas, won the 2016 Buckmasters Ohio Hunt Sweepstakes. Billy passed away on April 20, 2017. People often ask if anybody really wins the Buckmasters sweepstakes hunts they see on our TV commercials and on the internet. The answer is a resounding yes! Those hunts are an important part of our television filming sche... READ MORE

After the Shot

After the Shot

By Bob Humphrey

Only fools rush in to track a wounded deer. It was in the waning minutes of daylight, and the dense softwood canopy hastened the dusk. From any other stand, I might already have started packing up my gear, but the one I was perched in had a history of last-minute activity, so I held out to the very end. The nearby snap of a branch seemed too loud t... READ MORE

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Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd