Today on the show I’m joined by Arkansas hunter, content creator, and modern mountain man philosopher Clay Newcomb to discuss southern deer hunting, Canadian bucks, and bears.
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My first buck was a “half-rack” Pennsylvania whitetail with three small points on its single antler. By today’s standards, that buck wouldn’t have raised any eyebrows, but I was damn proud of that deer, and myself. I killed it just before dark during a blizzard on an after-school solo hunt. In the failing light and falling snow, I put the scope on the deer several times before I realized it was a buck. Dragging that deer across a dark, snowy, cut...
By Alex Comstock
THE. RUT. Those two words trigger thoughts of sheer happiness and dreams filled with big bucks for deer hunters. For most people, it’s their super bowl, and the time of the year we look forward to the most. With that in mind, I wanted to reach out to somebody who’s garnered success during the rut over the years to see what we could learn.
Greg Miller is someone who has been hunting mature bucks for a long time and I thought he’d...
In today’s world of identity politics and serial tribalism, few things are as damning as a bad label. We all know what those sound like in the political sphere, but the same trend exists in the hunting world. Few labels are viewed with quite as much derision as “trophy hunter.”
This was brought to mind for me recently when reading a terrific article by Brody Henderson about shooting young bucks, in which he explored the disdain some hunters have...