Snow is falling at Kudzu Bluff and Troy, Jordan, and myself are trying to catch up on all thats been going on between the Bluffs and Togo Island. We talk about post-rut and late season tactics, the benefits of using climbing stands, Jordan's need for some rifle shooting lessons, and the value of a good set of deer tracking dogs.
From the hills of Kudzu Bluff to the Mississippi River Bottoms, we were treated to some of most fun rut hunts we've ever had. So much has happened in these past weeks; Brad came to full draw before he even had a chance to climb a tree, Jimmy Grunted in a buck off the ground, and Lake had a hot doe run towards him with 8 bucks chasing her! It was wild! Tune in and hear these in full detail!
I had the unique opportunity to spend a duck hunting morning with my good friend, B.C Rogers, of Wren & Ivy. B.C is one of the most duck hunting-crazed people that I have ever been around, so I thought would be the perfect chance to have a conversation about it. Subjects discussed include; getting ducks to finish on foggy mornings, the correct way to pronounce "6pointszn", measuring success in a social media-driven society, and much more.
After the first full-hunting week at Kudzu Bluff we have hit another problem. After an unexpected, positive Covid-19 test, Jordan is stuck at on quarantine until further notice. Leaving the rest of us up at the bluffs one team member down, and Jordan left to his own devices. Other subjects covered include: the signs of rut kicking off at the new camp, Brad Killing his first deer of the year, Lake having a shooter buck get past him, and poor Jimmy rolling into camp after the activity had slowed down.
The Hunting Public is arguably the most exciting thing happening in the hunting video world right now, and they have recently taken the excitement factor even farther by bow hunting off the ground. This week we are diving in deep to this subject with THP's own, Zach Ferenbaugh, who has made the decision to hunt exclusively from the ground this season. We cover tactics, how he picks areas to setup, the contrast between ground hunting and tree stand hunting, as well as the new challenges that come along with it!
Brad and I are at the tail end of an archery hunt in Kansas and facing adverse conditions. We talk about deer activity, moving stands, how to deal with locked down bucks, calling tactics, and the best ways to manage time spent in the stand.
Gary and Charlie of Muscadine Bloodline Traveled down to spend the weekend hunting with Jordan and Lake. Despite not having favorable weather, there were multiple arrows flung and good times had. Other topics covered include sketchy Maine motels, thrift store hunting hats, Jordan and Gary's Father's Day photo, Charlie's first archery hunting experience, and much more. Check it out!
Lake and Jordan discuss the upcoming trip to Kansas in high hopes of the team landing themselves right in the smack-dab middle of the infamous Midwest rut. They discuss rut timing, grunt calls, using the can, rattling bucks into bow range, proper stand setups for calling, and much more. Also discussed, is the current happenings at the new camp, Kudzu bluff! Check it out!
Lake and Jordan dive into the somewhat controversial subject of whether or not it is acceptable to give names to the deer you're going to hunt. Most importantly, they discuss the topic of tree stand location, which is truly a make-or-break when it comes to whitetail hunting. They also discuss on going challenges of learning a new property and big-pictures plans to make this a successful and learning-filled season.
Today Jordan and Lake are discussing the ever important subject of stand access. It is not overstating to say that this can easily make or break a hunt, and it is absolutely crucial to finding consistent success. So we do our best to cover the topic in depth. Other subjects discussed include Jordan trying to pull X-games moves on the tractor, and we also answer a very applicable question sent in by a listener.