Deerhunts for: 2004
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Wade Nolan's Writers
Camp& Bowhunt - Illinois
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from Whitetail University Writers Camp at the Dream
Woods Adventures in Roseclaire, Illinois.
Got Any Buck Pics?
That's what I asked Doug
Doty of Dream Woods Aventures. They did. GO...
More Meetings & Bowhunt Reports
The bosses of Bear Archery,
Gold Tip and Grim Reaper Broadheads tell us what's up. NEWS...
And Scott Alread, Rob Reaser
and Jay Leichty give their hunt reports. To
Hunt Reports from Mike
Handley, editor of RACK magazine, Marvin
Carlson of Gold Tip and Ron
Boyce of MDR 24seven Deer Scents.
Meeting #2 - 24seven
Ron Boyce really understands
the role scent plays in the lives of bucks and does and how and when we
can use scent to get restults. GO...
Meeting #1 - Pennington
John Carpenter of Pennington
Seed was impressively knowledgeable. He covered how the average
hunter can make a harvest food plot for deer and other wild game and much
Arrival at Wade Nolan's Writers Camp
begins for the Whitetail University Writers Camp at the Dream
Woods Adventures in Roseclaire, IL. GO...
At Home - 2006
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He stood in front of me
in the dark, both of us waiting. Him for does. Me for enough light. GO...
Another Nice Buck
I changed stands this morning
to check for deer traffic and find buck movement. GO...
Oct 13-15 - My
Oct 13-15 - My hunting
lease buddys John and Bryant Askew, and two of Bryant's firefighter cohorts
Dewayne Woolsey and James Walker came down to hunt for the weekend. GO...
Meanwhile the 2006 Freak
and a 9-point rattle my cage. GO...
Oct 11- After daylight
I noticed a deer to the right, a doe. Then I saw more deer scattered around
behind the doe. Soon they walked right by my ground blind in a group. Here
are the pics, (just like you were there too). The
10 - First I noticed a deer standing stone still in the shadows of the
trees about 90 yards away. It was a buck. And when I glassed the area around
it I saw more bucks behind it. PICS...
Billy Don at Wild Horse Prairie Ranch
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Last Day ...
The report on the last two
days of the hunt, pics,
and more. GO...
The Duck (Don Beckwith)
took his camera too and here are some of his pictures. GO...
I make a little information
gathering hunt and find out two good things. GO...
The Chef's Double
They say pictures tell a
story, but it takes words to tell what happened on this hunt. GO...
When I arrived at the hunt
I had 3 arrows left. Here's how I cured my arrow emergency. GO...
Ricky Bags His
and saw two bucks and a dozen plus wild hogs. The deer were younger and
he didn't take a shot. Today he did.GO...
Lutger: Deer & Gear
DEER: Fred draws
on a doe at 10 yards as Blaine videos. GO...
GEAR: Fred is a serious
outdoorsman and wants his equipment to be the best he can get. GO...
Year's In The Making
This year Roy came to hunt
Aoudad's and today his perseverance and patience paid off. GO...
So, What Did Roy's
While Roy put the tape to
his buck I measured it online on TrophyScore. GO...
Day #3 - A Deer
Clay and Rick have a good
deer day, too, on the afternoon hunt. MORE...
Day #3 - A Deer
Colby, Bryant and Roy all
bring in does this morning. Fred fixes a broken bow and MORE...
Day #2 Afternoon
Colby, George and Fred get
into hogs. GO...
Day #2 At Billy
The hunt continues on Day
Day #1 At Billy
Afternoon: Roy Keefer's
good luck continued as a 10 point gets within bow range. GO...
text messaged at 7:44. He had a wild hog down. Here's what happened. GO...
Veteran bowhunter, Kip
Waddley has taken whitetail, elk and pronghorns. And this morning he
got the chance to bag a wild boar. GO...
arrival day for for our 2006 Bowhunting.net hunt with Billy Don at Wild
Horse Prairie Ranch. Here's what happened so far. GO...
25: Now, the bucks have shed their velvet and are showing off their
2006 headgear to the other bucks and the does. Eventually two bucks lock
24: Generally you don't see many fawns for weeks after they are born.
Today a few showed up. GO....
TV Hog Hunt
We spied a group of wild
hogs on the hill side and when they disappeared into the tall weeds they
were coming our way. GO...
Home Page - 2005 Deer
Hunt & Pics
| November | December
The 2005 bowhunt for whitetail
deer is a dandy. Daily hunt logs and pics are on this page. Here is the
latest on the hunt.
To Home Page For
The 2005 Deerhunt...
In The Illinois Golden Triangle
November 11-17 Fred Lutger and I bowhunted with Rob McNeff at his Wells
Creek Outfitters in Brown County Illinois. Here's what happened GO...
Hunt For The Double Kicker Buck
We followed the Double Kicker
buck from July up to bow season. Here are the daily hunt logs and knock
out picturesis during the roller coaster ride that was this hunt. Double
Annual Bowhunting.net Deerhunt With Bill Don
We're back at Wild Horse
Prarie Ranch with Billy Don, smack in the middle of lots of bucks, wild
hogs, wild turkeys and exotics.
This Hunt's Home Page
At Double G Outfitting
THE HUNT HOME PAGE
met our Taxidermy columnists Larry Reese as well as Mike Glanden and John
& Whatt McBride at the Double G Outfitting and our host Garrett George
gave us all a 4 day hunt to hang on the wall. GO...
Canadian Bear Hunt
BEAR HUNT HOME PAGE
Setting Up For
Before the first group of
bear hunters arrived there was lots of work to do. Set-Up
#1 and #2
A Skunk Bear At
A Bear On The Ground...
Fred had a plan, using two
Double Bull Matrix blinds so we could video our hunts. It was kinda off
the wall. Just the way we like it. GO...
Bear Hunters -
#1 Hunt Home Page
Knackstedt's Group for 2005
are guys who know all about working hard, playing hard and hunting hard.
Bear Hunters -
Group 2 Hunt
More bear hunting logs and
lots of pictures as Group 2 takes to the big woods.
Before and during the hunt
we monitored stand sites and bear movement with TrailTimer EZY-Cams and
I put several galleries online during the hunt. GO...
Part of our job on the bear
hunt was to test products. | Tests
#1 | Tests #2|
Join us online for the daily
hunt logs and pictures of the 2004 deer season bowhunt.
LIVE FROM THE
FOOD PLOT BLIND
In December I ran electric
cords and a phone line out to my Double Bull blind and made live updates
during the day. Follow the sightings and pics of the Freak buck,
Boy 9, & Broken Tine, day by day. GO...
Hunt & Pics..
With Crabby In Ohio
Deer Bowhunts & Pics..
With Billy Don @ Wild Horse Prairie Ranch
NINE BUCKS TAKEN - The
first ever Bowhunting.net Deerhunt was a big success for all the bowhunters
who attended. Here are the hunt logs along with lots of pictures of this
fun hunt. To Bowhunting.net
Bear Hunt in Ontario With Fred Lutger
A Bear On The Ground
This season Fred Lutger
and I have a quest, both of us want a bear on the ground.
We talked to Double
Bull Archery about this and they sent Fred Lutger and I the blind to
use and TrailTimer provided scouting
cameras to help us locate mature bears (lots of bear pics too). Follow
this picture rich bowhunt and the hunts of 7 other successful bear bowhunters.
Wild Hog Hunt At Texas-S Bowhunting Ranch
Compliments Of Texas-S Bowhunting
Boar Charges Us | Hunts by Ricky,
Teenagers Blaine Cupp and
Ricky Philippi join Rick Philippi and me in an action packed bowhunt at
Smith's Texas-S Bowhunting Ranch in Texas. GO...
Grand Slammer of 2004
HOME PAGE of 4x4 Grand Slammer...
The "white head" Rio
gobbler and our merriam's tripple-header with Dave Keiser in South Dakota.
Four bowhunters go for their
online wild turkey Grand Slam, in the 2004 Spring season, with the
bow. Follow Doug Crabtree, Fred Lutger, Tony Dukes and Robert Hoague on
the hunts in Florida, South Dakota, Texas, Illinoi and Ohio.
TO the hunts for the:
#1, Rio #2, Merriam's,
and Who Got The Grand Slam?
Day to day Online Coverage
& on the spot Pictures
Season January Bowhunt With Zan Christensen -
An action packed 4 days of bowhunting with Zan
Christensen (Zano) in the San Antonio suburbs. Big bucks, good company
and deerhunting done right.
Online Whitetail Bowhunt: Follow the 2003 deer season from
opening day to the end of the season. Pictures and day by day hunt logs.
Buck Bowhunt with Billy Don Van Cleave.
trophy bucks in one morning! The 7,500 acre
Horse Prairie Ranch by Burnet Texas definitely got Tony Dukes and me
into the "mucho grandes" bucks.
With Possum in N.E. Missouri:
Dukes & I bowhunt whitetial bucks at Possum's.
Rut With Dennis Cratree:
November's bowhunt during the Ohio rut.
With Keith Warren:
Keith invited me to bowhunt on his TV
Hog Bowhunting 2003 - All Year Long!
& logs for the 2003 Wild Hog Bowhunts.
Deer Pictures as 2003 Progressed:
Follow the deer activity
January thru September.
2003 Bearhunt In Aug-Sept
Non stop bear hunting action
at Fred Lutger's bear camp in Ontario.
For The Wild Turkey Grand Slam 2003 - Doug Crabtree and I bowhunt
for and get the Grand Slam in the Spring of 2003.
Quest For The
Grand Slam - 2003
Part 4: The Rio
Grande Wild Turkey
The Rio Grande hunts were
in 3 parts, sandwiched in between the Ohio and South Dakota bowhunts. Of
our Quest for the Grand Slam this hunt turned out to be the biggest challenge.
A lot of exciting hunts came down on this hunt. Doug's "Man on a mission"
hunt proves what you can do when the hunting clock is almost done ticking.
The last week of season the gobblers were scarce and call shy. My hunt
boiled down to one late seaon window of opportunity. TO: the
Rio Grande Bowhunt.
Part 3: The Eastern
This bowhunt was tops. Doug
Crabtree and Terry Speakman team called in wild turkey gobblers, one after
the other. Doug Crabtree called in a longbeard almost a mile away and and
completed his Grand Slam. Pictures and hunt logs. TO: Eastern
Part 2: The Merriam's
April 2003 - The
South Dakota bowhunt with Dave Keiser at Double
K Guide Service was action packed. Brooks Johnson and Keith Beam of
Bull Archery hunted with us. (Pictures and the hunt notes.) To
The Merriam's Bowhunt.
Search For The Florida Osceola
March 2003 - The
2003 Grand Slam gets off to an action packed start at Florida
Wildlife Unlimited wild turkey camp near Zolfo Springs, Florida. Doug
Crabtree and I are both going for the Grand Slam ... this Spring ... with
To The Osceola Hunt.
2003 Wild Hog
The 2003 wild hog bowhunting
is off to a good start. Lots of action and picturesd. 2003
Wild Hog Bowhunting.
2002 bow season is still in progress. The logs and pictures are being put
up daily. 2002 BOWHUNT LOGS & PICTURES.
OHIO RUT 2002 - An Online Bowhunt
Crabtree (Crabby), Dick Pippenger (Pip), Kevin Dill & I bowhunted in
November 2002 - The
peak of the rut is over in southern Ohio but you and I were there, bowhunting
with Crabby, Pip and Kevin Dill (with the bombger buck above). Here are
the pictures of bucks at scrapes and lots more deer acion, plus the day
by day field notes to this super bowhunt. (To
this Ohio Hunt & Pics: Days 1-12.)
2002 bow season is in progress. It is off to a strong start. The logs and
pictures are being put up daily. 2002
BOWHUNT LOGS & PICTURES.
Hog hunting has been rockin' so far this year. Wild
Turkey season lost of wild turkey action. There are plenty of pics
and hunt reports.
Wild Hog Are Not
Dangerous - whoever said that ain't hunting in the real world!
10, Bowhunt In Progress - 2002
Half way to the Hammer Hole
two black hogs crossed the narrow woods road, about 80 yards ahead of me.
Immediately I cut into the woods and hurried to the edge of the brush along
a dried, rocky creek bed. I got my camera out and started down the edge.
In seconds both hogs walked out of the brush some 50 yards from me. They
stopped when they saw me. One ran away. The other hog hurtled down the
edge -- straight toward me! MORE
Wild Turkey Bowhunting
8 - Here is the Short
Video Clip I got today of a puffed up gobbler messing with a flock
Wild Turkey Hunting...
The 2001 Deerhunt:
this year, we did a lot of bowhunting. Here are the logs for all the hunts
and all the bowhunters who participated. Lots of pictures. My scouting
by camera paid off and I located a beautiful, mature 10-point and caught
it surprise. Twice! Rick Philippi bags a 300+ pound wild boar, we pulled
it out ot the woods with the 4-wheeler but 3 of us couldn't lift it to
the tail gate of the pickup. Here are the day by day posts and pictures
of this seasons bow season, reported online as it happens.
Deerhunt In Progress
Bear With Fred Lutger In Ontario
bear were taken on the first day of our hunt. Five!!! Incredible. But that
was just the beginning, 15 bearhunters took home 14 black bears. Join
us as 15 bearhunters go for bear at Fred Lutger's Bear Camp in Ontario,
Canada on his Fall Bearhunt. This hunt was very successful and it was no
accident. Fred Lutger knows how to bowhunt for canadian black bears. Join
the hunt, day by day and in pictures. MORE
Week Of June 11,
2001: Wild Hog Bowhunt at the Texas-S
Hog With An Attitude
Water and mud flew everywhere
as the red boar came out of the mud. He stopped. He looked for me and saw
me. Right then, it was clear to me that he wasn't going to run this time.Everything
went into slow motion -- things started happening one frame at a time.
I already had an arrow out. Fifteen yards behind me I heard Merle say,
"God, he's going to charge." GO
Hogs & Javelina At Rancho del Zorro
Javelina were in the road,
about 80 yards from the Curve blind and 200 yards from us. Chad stopped
and turned off the pickup's engine. He took their picture as I grabbed
my bow. An old, rusty fence is to the right, along the side of the road,
so I slipped over to it and stepped over a low place in the wire. Brush
and mesquite grow along much of the fence. They provided good cover so
I walked briskly for half the distance, but then the cover ran out.
Crabtree fulfills his dream hunt, the Wild Turkey Grand Slam with a bow
in 30 days.
Follow the hunt with reports
and pictures from Florida to Texas to Oklahoma to South Dakota and to Kansas
for the Osceola, Rio Grande, Merriam's and Eastern wild turkeys. Doug's
pop Doug Sr. was also on the hunt and he too harvested the Grand Slam with
is the hunt (with pics)...
Youth Hunt - Doug
Crabtree takes the Matson boys hunting wild turkeys.
weekend preceding the Ohio wild turkey season is open for hunters under
16 who hunt in designated Public areas. Cody (10) and Christopher (12)
Matson flipped a coin to see who would hunt first and Cody got the luck
and won the toss. But he was going to be even luckier that day ...
Del Zorro Deer Hunt, (Jan 18, 2001)
Autrey and I hunted at this outstanding South Texas ranch in the renond
Webb County. We saw plenty of deer, this ranch hasn't been hunted in over
6 years and it has lots of mature bucks. The ranch
Patschke bagged a bomber buck. Jim took a big 10 point.
Angie Edwards got a big wild hog. I photographed some super deer pictures
and put some tamale meat on the table when I harvested two wild hogs. To
The Del Zorro Hunt...
of deer and the game harvested in 2000. Here are the stories of all the
people who hunted a deer with me in 2000 -- in day by day logs and pictures
as it all came down and was reported daily on Bowhunting.Net. From
opening day through the 2nd Rut in late December. From Robbie Cramer's
opening weekend 8-point (pictured) to Bryant Askew's and Christy Getts
late season first deer ever, it was a super, action packed season. The
2000 Bowhunt For Deer
Ohio Rut - 2000
To 100 - It Worked!
It was time to leave so
I started counting. Mid way to 100 I heard what could have been a step
in the leaves. I waited briefly, I didn't want to make Dennis late to his
own fish fry. I started counting again. A step, for sure. A big Ohio 8-point
came from the brush and went to the scrape and worked the overhead branches
and pawed the scrape. It finished and moved in my general direction. I
was ready to draw. But the buck stopped and looked right and left, trying
to decide which way to go. Right or left wouldn't work for me. In my thoughts
I talked to it calmly, repeating, "come to me, come to me." More
Great West Texas Bowhunt - 2000
this year I received an email inviting the Duck and I back on the annual
Loco at his 6,300 acre deer lease in the desert near Del Rio, Texas.
This is as far West as Whitetails go and this bowhunt is different from
other deer hunts most of us are familiar with ... there are no trees!
It's ground hunting only. The 2000
Venado Loco Bowhunt.
In Wyoming - 2000
are pics and logs from this September's Antelope bowhunt on the Hornbuckle
Ranch near Douglas, Wyoming. JimboTX, Ande Rushing and I met Dave Brennan
and Kurt Laddich and other bowhunters. We all had a ball hunting for antelope
and enjoying seeing the plethora of game that lives on the prairies of
Hog Bowhunts at the Island.
When I drove up to the Island
I saw cows. My neighbor turned some cattle loose in the field. I parked,
ran the cattle off, and went to my stand. Two fawns and a doe browsed nearby
for the last half hour of the hunt. The fawns were good size now and are
loosing their spots. They would have made a swell pic but the by the time
they got where I could get a decent picture the light was too low. No wild
hogs showed today. I did hear them squalling again, off towards Big River.
Scouting: I check out the crossing at Big River. Since
I heard so many hog squeals, squalls and grunts when I hunted the evening
before I drove in their direction to check it out. It is a familiar area
to me but I did not expect to find what I saw there!!! Surprise
At Big River...
Hogs At The Texas S Bowhunting Ranch - June 20-23, 2000
bowhunt came down as one of the best as Turtle joined the father and son
team Rick & Ricky Philippi and myself and we headed for the swamp at
the Tesas-S and turned our share of wild hogs into pork chops.
Wild Hogs on
the Leon River. A Bowhunt In Progress 2000
A Wild Hog Bowhunt In
Progress: (Sunday, 5:30pm)
Friday and Saturday's heavy
rain cleaned up all the old sign and as I walked down the woods road to
the Hammer Hole all I saw was deer tracks (lots of them) but no wild hog
tracks. I settled in one of my tripod's and sure enough 4 deer came by
(separately) and then a buddy group of 5 bucks slipped through, all of
them in velvet with their starter horns of different lengths. They were
in the brush and I couldn't get their pics. As the darkness faded a 40-plus
pound raccoon came up. He stopped and stood up on his hind legs and looked
all around. He was big. Once he was gone I got down and went to my truck.
The hogs haven't been back since the rain. But they'll return ... and so
17-18) Will The Real Big Boy Please Stand Up
I put my camera down and this time the wild hogs don't get to give me the
slip at the Hammer Hole! More