Brow Tines and Backstrap

Whitetails make the hunting world go round. Josh Honeycutt, deer hunting editor and "Brow Tines and Backstrap" blogger, knows a fair bit about killing mature deer. He was raised up hunting the river bottoms of Kentucky. And he still hunts there—among other places—to this day.

Follow along as he shares his adventures, experiences and knowledge of the white-tailed deer.

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Michael Pitts and Rut Daniels Arm Wrestle for a Pair of Crocs

Arm wrestling. It settles feuds, fights and debates. Michael Pitts and Rut Daniels disagreed over who was taking home the free pair of Crocs. They couldn't decide. So they arm wrestled for it. Who wins? Click play to find out. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You...


Football Star Jim Kelly Hunts Giant 178-Inch Deer

Jim Kelly is a football star who played 11 seasons for the Buffalo Bills. He wasn't throwing any footballs in this video, though. He was hunting deer. Big deer. Check out this encounter he has with a giant whitetail that stretched the tape all the way to 178 inches. Don't...


Hunter Takes Crazy Wide Buck at Close Range

Adam LaRoche is a retired Major League Baseball player. He's also a member of the Buck Commander team. In this video, he is hunting in Kansas. And he's chasing a crazy wide buck. See what happens. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer...


7 Tips for Still-Hunting Deer

Still-hunting is one of the most difficult methods of hunting available. But it’s effective once mastered. And it’s fun. Here are 10 tips that will help take your still-hunting game to the next level. 1. Use the right equipment. Don’t wear too many clothes. You’ll be moving, albeit slowly. Make...


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8 Lessons My Biggest Buck Ever Taught Me

I was fortunate to take the biggest buck of my life last fall — all via a DIY hunt on the 50-acre family farm I grew up hunting on. That was what was most special about the 163 6/8-inch buck I came to know as “Big 8.” I followed the...


From Diapers to Deer Stands

My wife and I are cut from separate molds. We have very few things in common. But what we do share, it’s pretty significant stuff. A big thing we share is our faith in God. We also have a love for pets — specifically dogs. We even love Chinese food...


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60 Giant Whitetail Deer from the 2018-19 Deer Season


Just How Bad Has Winter Kill Been on Deer This Year?

Winter kill — it’s a popular term that crops up every year. The frequency of which we hear it depends on the severity and longevity of cold weather, though. It’s been pretty persistent this year. And the chatter backs that up pretty well. We’re hearing (and seeing) reports of people...


The Last Ride

The hot summer sun beat down as we climbed into Dad’s old pickup. Like most, that Saturday called for the short drive over to Nana and Pappa’s house. The 2-mile trek was one I’d made many times. The asphalt on that back-country road was well-acquainted with my bike tires. But...


A Common Ground: The Lands We Love

As I sat there on that spring morning, I was reminded of my earlier childhood and all of the fond memories I had of this place. As I reminisced, I laid back on the bank and listened to the water rush by. The steady breeze was hitting my face and...


Where Is the Craziest Place You’ve Seen a Deer?

Whitetails are some of the most adaptive creatures to ever walk the earth. They learn how to make the best of whatever situation they find themselves in — and even thrive in it at times. They know how to survive. Because of that, it isn’t uncommon to see deer frequent...


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5 Shed Hunting Myths You Should Avoid

Shed hunting — it’s a hobby that gets in your blood, thoughts and every other orifice of your mental being. Like other forms of hunting, it consumes you, if you let it. Don’t let it. But do enjoy it. And while you do, make sure you learn as much about...


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