It’s time for Tim, Troy, Dustin, and Don’s annual “Doe-Fest” here in Illinois. Tyler Rector is the current leader of the Trophy Doe Contest with a 134.8 pounder, and the guys are aiming to knock him off the leaderboard. Let’s see if they can get it done!
It’s the late season here in Illinois, and even though Matt and Justin have both shot bucks already, they’re on doe patrol. Justin is giving himself one more chance to fill the freezer up, and Matt wants to take the kids on a blood trail in his backyard.
Johnny Herrmann gives us a recap of all the trials and tribulations he’s gone through this season. Including the 3 does he’s shot this year, as well as an encounter with a giant Illinois buck that didn’t go the way he had hoped.
What happens when a mechanical broadhead hits a whitetail’s shoulder? You’re about to find out! Matt Miller has a great day in the woods, seeing multiple bucks chasing after a hot doe. Watch the whole video to see why he’s shooting a mechanical broadhead.
Josh Fletcher is up in the “Big Woods” of Wisconsin, hunting some public land! After a few encounters with some great public land bucks, he finally gets an opportunity and makes a great shot, leaving an absolutely insane blood trail!
Follow along as Troy Spolum hunts the rut in Illinois, and has some of the coolest encounters with nice bucks! After seeing great activity, he continues to hunt the same spots in hopes of running into one of his shooters. Low and behold, a younger buck pushes a doe away from a big 10 pointer, […]
After killing the best buck of his life, Kurt Thorsen is back in the stand trying to fill his second Illinois buck tag. He’s put a variety of tactics to work to make it happen, He’s got a buck decoy in the field when he has an encounter with a curious buck that puts on […]
Tyler Barron is back in Kansas, searching for his first out-of-state whitetail. After an exciting few hunts back in September, he’s back in the same spot, looking for one of those big Kansas bruisers! With some great encounters in the first week, he finally has a shooter in range on Day 9 of the trip!
Frank and Clinton are in the stand together for the 1st time this year, and they’ve got one buck on their mind. After seeing their buck up the hill, they try grunting, snort-wheezing, and rattling at him. After they finally get his attention, he’s on a string and coming in hot!
After putting his first tag on a nice buck a couple weeks ago, Justin is back in the saddle! (Literally) He’s on a quick run-n-gun hunt in Illinois, and is in search for one of two mature bucks in the area. While in the stand, he gets cell cam pics of a shooter about a […]
In today’s episode, we’re joining up with Dean Krueger in one of his best stands over in Wisconsin. After seeing a few young bucks, one of his shooters walks out right underneath him! Then we head over to the stand with Neal McCullough as he is also hunting in Wisconsin. Neal is in search of […]
The Alford boys are at it again doing some “ground-n-pound” bowhunting. But this time, they’re decked out in ghillie suits! Jack is behind the camera and Tommy is up to bat. Find out if they can get it done from the ground AGAIN!
After Todd managed to put down a bruiser on October 15th, he kept hunting hard in search of his 2nd IL buck of the year. After having a great encounter with a giant 8-pointer, Justin convinces him to finally hit up some public land. Take a look at Todd’s adventures during the last 2 weeks […]
Kurt is back after it, and starting to have some better luck. After a few deerless hunts, he has an awesome encounter with a really wide buck. Then proceeds to shoot the biggest buck of his life a few weeks later!
Get an update on weeks 3 & 4 of Justin’s 2020 hunting season. He has his first encounter with a shooter buck on his home farm, attempts to hunt public land with Todd, and then makes his way back to his lease where he manages to harvest a nice Illinois buck. With October officially over, […]
Tyler is back home from his eventful 1st trip to Kansas. After putting down a doe a week earlier, he’s got his mind set on a big buck! What started as a slow hunt with zero deer activity, quickly turned into a hunt he won’t soon forget!
Johnny Herrmann is back at it in Wisconsin, after 3 different shooter bucks. It’s a VERY windy and cold day, and Johnny forgot his jacket in his truck. But luckily he was covered in deer from the moment he got in his stand!
In today’s episode of Bowhunt or Die, Justin and Joey are back after it again trying to get Joey his first deer. They’re back in a spot where they had an encounter with a nice 9 pointer earlier in the season, and Joey is itching to pull the trigger!
This is the first of many updates from Justin Zarr on his Illinois archery season. This segment focuses on his first 2 weeks of hunting, attempting to use a tree saddle, and getting his son his first deer. Follow along for some awesome hunting adventures.
On Today’s episode of Bowhunt Or Die, we’re all on doe patrol! It’s early October, and it’s time to do a little doe management while filling the freezer. From Kentucky, to Illinois, and up to Minnesota, we’re shooting does like it’s going out of style!
Todd and Kurt are both hunting opening day in Illinois. Kurt's on the green food plot, and Todd is hunting an oak flat. They're on a mission for some trophy does tonight, so find out who comes away with the bigger slickhead!
In today's show, we take a look at Todd, Justin, and Josh Sturgill's adventures out in Nebraska. What was supposed to be a Colorado elk hunting trip, turned into a Nebraska whitetail hunt thanks to Covid-19. But the guys take advantage of the opportunity, and have a few GREAT hunts!
Today, we focus on the 3 keys to success in early bow season. Watch Clinton’s 2015 opening day hunt in Illinois, as it unfolds in a way he couldn’t imagine. His #1 buck makes a daytime appearance on a hot food source, and the rest is history…
With deer season almost here, it's time to finish up some of our last fall food plots. In this episode, Matt Miller and Tommy Alford are planting some radishes into existing bean plots to hopefully draw more deer in during the late season.
The excitement is high for the whitetail season. We catch up with Tyler Barron in Texas and see what he's been doing to prepare for this season. We also touch base with Neal McCullough as he puts some final touches on his hunting spot.
Tommy Alford is scouting buck bedding areas today! Trying to find where those big boys are hiding during the early season, and formulate a plan of attack once the opener arrives. Plus, he finds a dead buck that he's had history with!
In today’s show, Justin walks through step-by-step of how to find the perfect treestand location, and how he likes to be set up in the stand. He goes over where you should place a trail camera in relation to a well-used trail, and also why he sets up the way he does.
In this episode of Bowhunt or Die, Kurt Thorsen is out scouting some beans at one of his local spots. After a short sit, he has a couple little bucks chowing down on some soybeans out in front of him. After a little while, some of the bigger bucks start showing up, including a few […]
In this week’s episode of Bowhunt or Die, Chad Gillaspie is on the heels of a monster buck in Kentucky. It’s a buck that rarely showed itself last year, but blew up and has been a frequent visitor at his Stealth Cams this summer. With the season approaching soon, hopefully he can connect with the […]
Deer season is almost 2 months away for us here in Illinois, and our team is starting to get dialed in! Frank and Tyler do a little re-planting of a bean field that’s already gotten hammered by the deer. And Tommy Alford is using his “ninja skills” to get up close and personal with a […]
In today’s episode of Bowhunt or Die, Josh Fletcher gives us an update on what he’s been up to this summer. His latest project is learning to use and hunt with a traditional bow. From working on proper form to building the arrows, Josh goes through his entire process and shows us how to get […]
In today’s episode of Bowhunt or Die, we’re out west with Dustin Decroo, chasing after those not-so-elusive Wyoming turkey’s! Dustin gives it a shot with the recurve and comes away with a nice longbeard after a few tough hunts. Then we jump in the blind with Dustin and his son Weston, as he tries to […]
In this episode of Bowhunt or Die, Todd is back out in his turkey spot for another hunt. It’s been a long spring for him so far, and he’s hoping that his luck will finally turn around! After setting up underneath a few nice toms, they fly down off their roost and are heading straight […]
The 2020 Spring season has been a tough one for Dan Richardson following the passing of his mom in recent weeks. Dealing with the loss the best way that he could, he vowed to kill an Indiana turkey in her honor and memory.
Team Member Dustin Decroo practices some social distancing while in Wyoming on a fast and furious Mountain Lion hunt. We also check in with Todd Grafand his son Craig as he gets his spring prep work done at his hunting spot.