Ep. 361: Islands, Big Woods, and Northeast Bucks with John Altman

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Today on the show I’m joined by John Altman, of the new whitetail show Sea Bucks, to discuss his unique tactics for hunting mature bucks across the islands and big woods of the Northeast.

Topics discussed:

  • Why island hunting is a sneaky effective way to hunt mature bucks
  • Tips for accessing islands to hunt deer
  • How wind and available space impact how you hunt islands
  • How John killed a 12+ year old island buck
  • Annual patterns for Northeast deer
  • Scouting and locating mature bucks in the big woods of the Northeast
  • Dissecting stand set-ups for big woods deer
  • How do calling and rattling work in the big woods
  • Tracking deer on foot

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