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Season 11

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Episode 79

Todd Falls for the Fake Antler Trick!

Episode 79
Todd and Kurt are doing a little last-minute shed hunting on some of their best spots. But what Todd doesn’t know, is that Kurt went out the day before and planted a set of fake sheds with a little note on them…Watch how it goes down!
Processing Deer: Taking Meat To The Chop Shop
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Episode 78

Processing Deer: Taking Meat To The Chop Shop

Episode 78
Dan Richardson’s local meat processor stopped taking in deer last year, so Dan decided to take a little trip to a new processor. Check out Mike & Bud’s “Chop Shop” where they process and smoke venison for all the local hunters.
Picked Up A Booner Shed! Shed Season Recap
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Episode 77

Picked up a BOONER Shed! Shed Season Recap

Episode 77
Shed season is just about over as we begin to adjust our focus to turkey season. Follow along as Tom Alford and Tyler Rector take us with as they search for antlers from some familiar bucks.
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Episode 75

Giant Buck Shot While Crossing Frozen Pond

Episode 75
Tom Alford is still hunting hard during the dog days of deer season. After doing some in-season scouting, he’s heading to a spot with an idea of what might go down, but he has no idea what’s about to happen!
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Episode 71

Trophy Doe Battle | Biggest Doe Of The Season!

Episode 71
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!
Episode 70

First Deer of 2021! Trophy Doe Contest Winners Announced!

Episode 70
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.
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Episode 67

Smoked A HUGE Trophy Doe!

Episode 67
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.
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Episode 62

Mechanical Broadhead vs. Deer Shoulder! (How Far Did He Go?)

Episode 62
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.
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Episode 60

Buck Down! Wow, That Happened FAST!

Episode 60
Dan Richardson has been hunting hard all season long and finally gets an opportunity at a rutted up buck! Will he get the shot off before the doe busts him?
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Episode 58

Big Woods Buck Down! Bowhunting Wisconsin Public Land

Episode 58
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!
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Episode 57

Bucks Everywhere! Incredible Rut Action

Episode 57
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, […]
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Episode 56

Decoy Pulls In Rutting Buck! (He didn't make it out of the field)

Episode 56
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 […]
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Episode 55

Kansas Buck DOWN! (I didn't pass him this time)

Episode 55
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!
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Episode 54

We Rattled In A Giant Buck! (Dropped Him in Sight)

Episode 54
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!
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Episode 53

My First Buck From A Tree Saddle! (Smoked him at 8 yards)

Episode 53
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 […]
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Episode 52

Heart Shot Buck SMASHES into Ground!

Episode 52
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 […]
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Episode 51

Buck Down From The Ground! Ghillie Suit No Blind

Episode 51
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!
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Episode 49

Chasing A GIANT 8 | Todd's Deer Journal Weeks 3-4

Episode 49
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 […]
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Episode 48

Buck of a Lifetime! | Illinois GIANT Goes Down

Episode 48
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!
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Episode 47

The Perfect October Deer Hunt | JZ Deer Journal Week 4

Episode 47
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, […]
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Episode 45

Big Buck DOWN | Mid-October Whitetail Gets SMOKED!

Episode 45
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!
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Episode 44

HUGE 8-Pointer Down! | Bowhunting Wisconsin

Episode 44
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!
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Episode 43

FIRST BOW KILL | JZ Deer Journal Week 3

Episode 43
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!
Episode 41

PERFECT SHOT on Big Buck!

Episode 41
The newest team member, Matt Millard, is already proving his worth! Watch Matt make a PERFECT shot on a nice Tennessee buck, after a little bit of trouble before he even got his stand hung.
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Episode 39

JUSTIN DID WHAT?! | JZ Deer Journal Weeks 1-2

Episode 39
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.
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Episode 38

DOEMAGEDDON | Filling The Freezer Early Season

Episode 38
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!
Episode 37

Opening Day Double!

Episode 37
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!
Episode 34

COVID-19 Almost Helps Us Kill a BOONER! Crazy Hunting Adventure

Episode 34
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!
Episode 31

Early Season Bowhunting | 3 Keys To Success!

Episode 31
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…
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Episode 30

Plotting For Whitetail Season

Episode 30
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.
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Episode 28

Keeping Busy Before Deer Season

Episode 28
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.
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Episode 25

Bear Baiting Tips: How to Hunt Fall Bears

Episode 25
Mike Fitzgerald prepares for his 2nd season hunting bear in Minnesota. With the bears more active than ever, he sets out to public land and prepares a bait site for early fall hunting.
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Episode 24

Wyoming Antelope 2020

Episode 24
Get the 2020 bowhunting season kicked off with a trip out West!. Justin Zarr and Scott Bakken head to Wyoming to bowhunt antelope with good friend and fellow team member, Dustin DeCroo.
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Episode 23

How To Scout BUCK Bedding Areas!

Episode 23
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!
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Episode 22

How To Find The PERFECT Treestand Location

Episode 22
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.
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Episode 20

Scouting For Non-Typical Bucks

Episode 20
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 […]
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Episode 18

Building Mock Scrapes

Episode 18
John Herrmann and Neal McCullough both head out and do some preseason prep on their hunting properties.
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Episode 17

Velvet Scouting For A Giant Droptine Buck

Episode 17
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 […]
Scouting Whitetails Up Close
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Episode 16

Scouting Whitetails Up-Close

Episode 16
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 […]
Traditional Archery
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Episode 15

How To Get Started In Traditional Archery

Episode 15
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 […]
Wisconsin Turkey Hunt
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Episode 13

Bowhunting Turkeys Under The Roost

Episode 13
Johnny Herrmann has been doing battle with tough turkeys in Wisconsin over the last month. He's experienced all the highs, lows and close calls, but has yet to punch his turkey tag.
Father And Son Turkey Hunting Success
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Episode 09

Recurve Spot and Stalk Turkey Hunt - Father and Son Turkey Hunting Success

Episode 09
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 […]
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Episode 08

Todd's Self-Filmed IL Turkey Kill

Episode 08
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 […]
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Episode 07

Struggling Through Turkey Season 2020

Episode 07
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.
Stalking Turkey With The Whole Family
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Episode 06

Stalking Turkeys With The Whole Family

Episode 06
Paul and Dalisa Morrison stalk some Mirriam Turkeys in Wyoming with their infant son Ryder. Can they manage to pull off stalking turkey with a one-year-old? Can Dalisa get her first turkey with a bow? 
Quarantine Turkey Hunting
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Episode 03

Quarantine Turkey Hunting

Episode 03
We're headed down the road with Matt Miller this week for his first turkey hunt on a new piece of property in Illinois.
Mountain Lion Bowhunt
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Episode 01

Mountain Lion Bowhunting

Episode 01
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.