Monster Bucks 27: Josh McDaniel Hunts a Kansas Monarch


Josh McDaniel pulls the bowstring back on a Kansas brute. (Krysten McDaniel photo)

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Genre: Deer hunting

Produced By: Realtree Digital

Cast: Josh McDaniel

Released: August 6, 2019

Runtime: 2 minutes 31 seconds

Watch Here: Josh McDaniel Hunts a Kansas Monarch

Josh and Krysten McDaniel spend a good bit of time hunting the Midwest each fall. They know how to get on big deer.

In this episode of Monster Bucks, it’s no different for McDaniel. He spends a week in Kansas and time in the tree finally pays off.

“Well, it’s the morning of November 7 and we’re still in Kansas,” McDaniel said. “The sun is just coming up. It’s the first time we’ve seen it in the morning in a few days. But we’re on the backside of the property now. We’ve been waiting all week to get in this set. We’ve got about a 1-acre standing cornfield behind me to the West. I already have some does filtering off of it, so I’m going to cut this short. We’re going to be here all day.”

But all day wasn’t necessary.

This big deer came cruising by in search of a hot doe. (Krysten McDaniel photo)

Monster Bucks 27 Vol. 2: 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:

  • Phillip Culpepper takes a brute of a whitetail in Iowa
  • Michael Waddell arrows a big Georgia buck on his own farm
  • Krysten McDaniel wraps a Kansas tag around a beast of a buck
  • David Blanton takes a 180-inch Monster Buck with his muzzleloader
  • 25 total hunts: 18 with bow, three rifle, three muzzleloader, one crossbow

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About Realtree 365: You’ll find other shows available: Midwest Whitetail, Chasing November, Pitts Stop, 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: David Blanton Muzzleloader Hunts a Gnarly Iowa Buck

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