Today on the show, Mark talks with his new therapist, Tony Peterson, about what he learned about whitetails -- and himself -- over his most demanding season ever.
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By Erik Barber
It’s early November and the rut is in high-gear. The buck you’ve spent your time daydreaming about finally appears and cautiously steps into the small food plot that a handful of other deer visited throughout the day. As he scent checks the plot and gazes into the timber, you release an arrow and the game is over.
We’ve seen this exact scenario time and time again on TV or one the web, but is something like this possible if you don...
Last week, while listening to The Wired To Hunt Podcast, my wife started chuckling and said to me “why the heck do you refer to deer as “toads”? What does that even mean?” And in that moment, it dawned on me. We (meaning us whitetails addicts) use some strange terminology when talking about deer. It all seems normal to you and me, but to someone on the outside listening in, we probably sound crazy. That’s why I realized we needed to create The...
I slid across the lake’s surface like a skater on ice, the bow of my canoe slicing smoothly through the waves while diamonds sparkled on the water and shimmered off the antlers at my feet. This was something new. I’d seen flip-flops, fish, and beers in this context, but never antlers. I could get used to it.
My friend Parker told me this was the very best part of hunting whitetails by boat. It isn’t seeing a buck emerge from the timber, taking a...