Posts Tagged: hunting large bucks

Scott Bestul

Goal-Setting


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This is the last installment on a blog series examining folks who are really, really good at shooting big whitetails. There’s obviously a pile of interest in shooting mature bucks of late, and it’s perfectly understandable when a deer hunter looks at a hunting hero or celebrity and thinks “I wanna be just like him/her, […]

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Scott Bestul

Myths About Big Deer and How to Hunt Them, Part II


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Last installment I talked about some big deer misconceptions, and one post won’t cover the issue. So let’s peek at a few more myths: *Big deer are smart: The operative word in that sentence is “smart”, which infers intelligence, like humans possess. I don’t believe mature bucks think, and if they “learn” it’s not the […]

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Scott Bestul

Myths About Big Deer and How to Hunt Them, Part I


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I’ve been hunting whitetails for over forty years now, and if there’s one thing I know about whitetails it’s this; they just get more mysterious and fascinating with each season. I’ve been fortunate to do a lot of hunting, and I’ve shot quite a few bucks—including a couple pretty nice ones—but I keep thinking I […]

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