Monster Bucks 27: Ben McDonald Arrows Kansas Booner


Typicals like this one are rare. A true buck of a lifetime. (Realtree photo)

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Genre: Deer hunting

Produced By: Realtree Digital

Cast: Ben McDonald

Released: July 15, 2019

Runtime: 4 minutes, 48 seconds

Watch Here: Ben McDonald Arrows Kansas Booner

Ben McDonald is a retired pitcher who's best known for getting down to business on the baseball field. But he’s also a serious bowhunter. In this episode of Monster Bucks, McDonald makes his annual trip to Kansas to hunt with his friend Perry Ross at Ross Trophy Outfitters in Ford, Kansas. And Ross puts him on a good one. Just before dark on the first evening, a giant typical stands up and starts easing toward McDonald's stand. Those tines would make any hunter swoon just a little. Watch and see if McDonald keeps it together.

Could you stay calm enough to make the shot on a deer like this one? (Realtree photo)

Monster Bucks 27 Vol. 1: From the wide-open plains of Montana to the crop fields of the Midwest to the hardwoods of the Southeast, you’ll experience incredible hunts from the top names in the hunting industry such as Bill Jordan, Michael Waddell, David Blanton and Tyler Jordan, just to name a few. Here are a handful of the hunts you’ll see:

  • Nick Mundt arrows an enormous 234-inch velvet mulie in Arizona
  • 9-year-old Colton Jordan takes a huge velvet buck in Georgia with his crossbow
  • David Blanton scores on an 18-pointer in Iowa with his muzzleloader
  • Ben McDonald’s amazing bowhunt for a 180-inch buck in Kansas
  • 25 total hunts (18 bow hunts, three rifle, two muzzleloader, two crossbow)

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About Realtree 365: You’ll find other shows available including Midwest Whitetail, Chasing November, Timber 2 Table, Pay Dirt, Realtree Stories, and more. Much more original content is coming soon, including deer, duck and land management shows.

Don’t Miss: Monster Bucks 27: Krysten McDaniel Bowhunts a Giant Indiana Typical

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