17 05, 2022

Big Deer Hunt Report: 5 Lessons From Last Deer Season

2022-05-15T07:49:30-04:00May 17th, 2022|Big Deer TV, BigDeer, Deer Hunting, sportsman channel, whitetail deer|0 Comments

I’ve been hunting whitetails for more than 40 years, and nothing a mature buck does surprises me anymore. Nothing. I learn new things every season, and so should you. Here are 5 takeaways from the 2021 season. Stop Complaining and Hunt The Heat During early bow and black-powder seasons in Virginia last October, temperatures hovered in the 70s and even 80s some days. In mid-November, I traveled to north-central Saskatchewan, where average temps should be in the teens and low 20s that time of year. Afternoons in the bush were a balmy 50 degrees. One sunny day in Oklahoma in late November, it was a record 88 degrees! Long story short, I hunted hard for 2 months in all these [...]

5 05, 2022

Look For Small Public Lands To Kill Big Bucks 

2022-05-05T10:12:29-04:00May 5th, 2022|Big Deer TV, BigDeer, Deer Hunting, trijicon, whitetail deer|0 Comments

One November I spent a week hunting on a private ranch out near Sheridan, Wyoming. Every day we sat on ridges, glassed the crops and creeks below, and spotted 30 to 50 whitetails. There were plenty of bucks, with racks ranging from 120 to 140 inches. What made the hunting totally cool as I waited for the buck I wanted to shoot was the fact that we were able to glass 20 to 30 muleys, 6 to 10 elk, and huge bands of pronghorns too. One morning as we drove to our spot I spotted a pickup on the side of the road. “Who’s that?” I asked Herb, the landowner. “There’s a small piece of state land in there that [...]

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