The Attributes Of A Trophy Bowhunter

Over the years, there have been many obstacles to my evolution as a trophy bowhunter yet I’ve somehow found a way to work through them all. Besides desire, their are some other attributes needed to become a successful trophy bowhunter including time, experience, confidence, and determination.

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Hunting Oak Ridge Bucks

When it comes to all the types of habitat that whitetails live in, the words “oak ridge” are synonymous with success. Elevated, wooded terrain is a sure bet for finding concentrations of deer. Here’s some hints to help you “read” the oaks.

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Hunting Oak Ridge Bucks

When it comes to all the types of habitat that whitetails live in, the words “oak ridge” are synonymous with success. Elevated, wooded terrain is a sure bet for finding concentrations of deer. Here’s some hints to help you “read” the oaks.

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Two Weeks — Three Bulls

One September, my brother-in-law, Mark Perkins, and I, set forth on a 16-day elk bowhunting trip to Colorado and New Mexico. Three bulls in two weeks … we had some extraordinary hunting!

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Bowhunting Coues Deer

A few years ago I traveled to the desert southwest in January to bowhunt rutting Coues whitetails and I’ve never been the same since. Pursuing the “gray ghost” brought me a new, higher level of bowhunting challenge then I’d ever experienced before.

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Rattling For Bucks Works!

Of the many big bucks that I’ve taken over the years, about one-third of them were harvested because they “came to the horns.” Simply put, if I’d have never taken a leap of faith years ago and picked up some rattling antlers, I’d have missed out on an incredible amount of big buck encounters. Here’s what I’ve learned over the years.

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Doubling Up On Big Bulls

Using the cooling, evening thermals, I quickly slipped ahead, positioning myself in front of the wandering herd. Spotting the antlers coming my way, I was at full-draw in an instant. The rest is almost like a dream… Is he big enough?… No… Yes!

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When Whitetail Dreams Come True

I always have big dreams at the start of every autumn, and yes, I’d been blessed with some pretty good bucks in the past — but never had things turned out better than my wildest dreams!

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