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Midwest Whitetail: Action Heats Up, Best Rut Dates
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Genre: Deer hunting
Produced By: 41 North
Cast: Bill Winke, Jared Mills, Josh Sparks, Drake Lamb, etc.
On this week's episode, we have two action-packed hunts from northern Missouri that illustrate how good mid-October can be. First, we join Drake Lamb as he finally catches up to a mature buck on the farm where he's been hunting all season. Then, we get updates on multiple team members’ stories. Finally, Bill discusses the rut-hunting dates you simply can't miss.
Bill Winke’s Daily Video Blog: The Ultimate Surprise Buck
Shifting winds prevent Bill from making a move on "Ol' One Eye." So instead he heads to a blind where he’s had a long history of good hunts. Then, he experiences another one. A surprise buck puts on a show before standing broadside at 20 yards.
Pay Dirt: Small-Lake Management Tips for Trophy Largemouth Bass
If you want a healthy pond, it's important to know what's swimming around. Shocking your lake a couple times per year helps you keep tabs on both bass and baitfish populations. Plus, Slade gives tips for prepping your hunting property ahead of the sale, and teases a 223-acre farm listing in Kansas.
Whitetail TV: Tennessee Doe Hunt, Timber Stand Improvement at Realtree Farms
Bart Goins fills doe tags in Tennessee. He's in the CWD zone, where hunters can earn an extra buck by shooting two does. Next, we check in with Roger Culpepper at Realtree Farms, where an extensive timber-cutting project is underway. Roger talks about the habitat-management strategies behind clear-cutting and timber thinning.
Grigsby: First Buck of the Year (10-Pointer at 10 Yards)
Mike has a big 10-pointer stroll by in chip-shot range. It all goes down during his first sit over the new clover plot. Plus, he spends time fishing with his son at midday, and checks in on the harvest update. It's mid-October, but more than 50% of the corn and beans are still standing. That poses challenges for deer hunters.