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One Squeaky Stand

It was one of those perfect mornings and I was just happy to be out in the woods but after about two hours of not seeing any deer I decided I needed to shake things up, or rattle as it turned out. Right about 7:45 I ran through a grunt sequence and a snort wheeze… Continue Reading →

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Marsh Monarch

Chased this guy around the farm for weeks and finally caught up with him on a bluebird afternoon in November. It was a hunters dream…saw him chase off 6 other bucks, snort wheeze, grunt, and tend a doe – a magical day in the tree for sure!

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My second shoot with the apex8

I picked up an Apex 8 over the summer and finally got it set up to shoot. My first time out I finished second in my class. The next week I finished first in my class. I am so impressed on how well I can shoot with this bow!! I always love to go archery… Continue Reading →

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2012 Archery buck

I shot this buck with my Z7 Magnum at 22 yards after calling him back to me twice with the bleet can. He is the first buck I’ve shot in 4 years and my biggest to date!

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1st Safari

I recently went to South Africa hunting with my Mathews.  It was one trip I will never forget!  I had no idea what would happen. My 1st day was different because my wife and mother-in-law joined me and my guide in the blind.  We saw many animals that 1st afternoon but no shooters. The next… Continue Reading →

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Indiana Brute

Nov. 13th … 4:22pm … 18yards… liver/double lung … 60 yard recovery … Mathews Z7 … 171″ (gross) .. 225# field deressed … waited to hunt this stand utill the rut … the stand is only 100 yards from my house … in an open field … but … the reconyx did not lie …… Continue Reading →

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Big Rack Mack

We had caught Big Mack on trail cam once last year and a couple times this year. When I bought my Mission Craze last year, I told the store owner I was going to get me a 10 pointer. Well, Big Mack is a 9 pointer so close enough! This is my first full season… Continue Reading →

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Biggest Whitetail Taken

On November 8th I rushed out of work at 11:00 am in order to make the 2 hour drive to our hunting camp. I arrived about 2:00 pm, changed clothes, grabbed my DXT and headed to my stand. Just prior to last light I caught a glimpse of a deer walking up the trail. I… Continue Reading →

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Pursuit of Hightower

I set out on October 19th for a little low impact scouting on the northwest corner of the farm I was hunting. Little did I know that this day would be the beginning of a season to remember. As I walked the northern property line fence, I bumped a buck from his bed in the… Continue Reading →

Southeastern Idaho Dream Hunt

Southeastern Idaho Dream Hunt September 8, 2010 After that long anticipated wait we finally arrive at our hunting location in Southeastern Idaho. The place is more beautiful than we had imagined. If you imagined the dream hunt location of a lifetime, this is it. If we are not successful on the mule deer the remainder… Continue Reading →