Monster Bucks 27: Michael Waddell Sticks a Georgia Giant


The Waddell look of success. (Bone Collector photo)

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Genre: Deer hunting

Produced By: Realtree Digital

Cast: Michael Waddell

Released: August 6, 2019

Runtime: 4 minutes 43 seconds

Watch Here: Michael Waddell Sticks a Georgia Giant

Bone Collector’s Michael Waddell is pretty lethal on whitetails. Put him in a timber block with a whitetail and he’ll hunt that son of a gun down and slap a tag on him faster than a calf wrestler at a rodeo.

In this episode of Monster Bucks, Waddell hunts his home farm in the South. He’s a proud Georgia native. And he’s even prouder when a big Peach State buck trots down the hill.

“Good morning from Dixieland,” Waddell said. “Here it is, in Georgia, the week leading up to Halloween. And we are hoping to catch one of these big, old, mature bucks cruising for a doe. This traditionally has been a good week. And it’s hard because of swirling winds. But this morning, we’ve got a wind kind of coming out of the East with a little bit of North in it. I hope we have enough [thermal] rise to get away with it."

By the looks of things, he did. And a little celebratory swelling of the chest, and beating of the drums, may or may not have happened thereafter.

That's a downright Georgia stud. (Bone Collector 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

Where to Watch: Monster Bucks XXVII can be watched for free, exclusively on the new Realtree 365 App. Download the app to your smartphone or tablet and sign up for free. Stream all of the original Realtree Digital content available there on your device or to your television through Roku, iOS, tvOS, Android, AndroidTV, and Amazon FireTV. Viewers can also choose to watch via computers at

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.

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