Monster Bucks 27: Phillip Culpepper Hunts a Big Iowa Buck


That moment when a monster walks within bow range. (Realtree photo)

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Genre: Deer hunting

Produced By: Realtree Digital

Cast: Phillip Culpepper

Released: August 6, 2019

Runtime: 6 minutes 19 seconds

Watch Here: Phillip Culpepper Hunts a Big Iowa Buck

Realtree’s own Phillip Culpepper is one of the best hunters around. He’s bad medicine on turkeys. But it’s accurate to label him as kryptonite on big whitetails, too.

In this episode of Monster Bucks, Culpepper heads to Iowa in search of a midwestern giant.

“Me and Drake are going all in up here on the food plot tonight,” Culpepper said. “We’ve got quite a few bucks coming through here. But our main deer is that 6X5. That’s the No. 1 deer we’re after. There’s another deer that was on video last night right here on the Spartan camera. He looks a lot like him but has a split brow on his right side.

“We’ve got a good northwest wind,” Culpepper continued. “We slipped in the backdoor. We’re going to ride it out until dark. Maybe it’ll happen today on November 7.”

It’s safe to say it happened.

Phillip Culpepper is bad medicine on turkeys and whitetails. (Realtree 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.

Don’t Miss: Monster Bucks 27: Michael Waddell Sticks a Georgia Giant

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