Bowhunting Waterholes

Bowhunting Waterholes

 If you hunt pronghorns out West, look for water. If you hunt elk in arid western states, scout hard for a secluded seep or water tank. If your game is deer or bears, do the same. Any time it’s dry, hunting over waterholes is a deadly tactic.

How To Be Invisible

How To Be Invisible

Being Invisible To Whitetail Deer Is More Than Them Not Seeing You. Be Sure They Don’t Smell You Either. Or That The Way You Go To And From Your Stand Doesn’t Tip Them Off. Here is how to do it.

WANNA RATTLE? KNOW THIS…

WANNA RATTLE? KNOW THIS…

Wanna try rattling for bucks? Lets Ask Someone Who Knows How To Do It Right. Avoid the stiff learning curve of rattling and also avoid doing what most hunters who rattle do, spook all the bucks out of your area. The Low Budget Outdoorsman comes to our rescue.

BLOOD FIGHT, PART 3

BLOOD FIGHT, PART 3

Both bucks paused and rested for over a minute. Then they eyeballed and stared at each other. The first to make a move was the 8-point, he raised up on his hind lege and thrust himself forward and somehow caught the forky by his antlers.

Blood Fight, Part 2

Blood Fight, Part 2

The two bucks shoved hard on their opponents antlers. For a young buck with a narrow forky rack, the younger buck was very aggressive and turned out to be stout. The 8-point outweighs him but still had to work at it to keep the pressure up on the forky.

Blood Fight, Part 1

Blood Fight, Part 1

Late last week I witnessed a buck confrontation that, at least for me, had unintended consequences. It in not uncommon to see two bucks that are still in velvet  lock horns and shove each other around. It had a normal enough beginning.

September Bucks: Some Got It, Some Don’t

September Bucks: Some Got It, Some Don’t

In September Nearly All Bucks Lose Their Velvet. It Does Not Happen All On The Same Day. Mother Nature Uses The “Trickle Method.”   Below is one of the “hanger on’s”.  A Buck that still has velvet on its antlers.  This is the buck I labeled ‘Double Finger’ back in July. You can see those finger […]

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