Redneck Deer Hunting Video – Got Away

Eight point buck ducks arrow at 15 yards with a crossbow! If you look closely the deer was hit, we found blood on the arrow and it was stuck in the ground sideways. It must have barely caught the skin but as you can see in the video after the deer was shot, it is hard to tell that it was hit at all. … [Read more...]

Tips for turkey hunting

If you are a new turkey hunter, you might have figured out that it ain't easy! Turkeys can be hard to hunt. The turkey has a surprising intelligence level and sharp eyesight. It can take a lot of experience and frustration before a hunter is confident enough to creep up on a turkey. But you can … [Read more...]

I Have a Dream

from the Hunting with Hank series by Mark Banta   It was early fall and Hank and I were fifteen years old.  We had spent that Saturday morning pursuing whitetails with our bow and arrows without success.  We had seen a small buck at a distance, but Hank had scared it off when he tried to do a … [Read more...]

Big Buck Diaries Episode 3 by Mark Banta

Jim Hillcrest, the father, and Jeremiah, the son were growing apart.  Jim had worked as a farmer in central Kansas all his life.  Jeremiah had other aspirations.  It seemed that every dream he pursued came true.  He graduated from KSU in the spring of 1998 with a degree in English Literature.  He … [Read more...]