Big Buck MRI - Most Recent Information results in a BBD!
Ben Rising targets a mature whitetail in Illinois by capturing MRI "Most Recent Information" with advanced trail camera strategies. Watch Ben close in on this bucks core area and capitalize on his defined movement pattern!
FULL CIRCLE | 190" Whitetail with a RECURVE!
After closing on his first hunting property, Jacob Miner makes the decision to revert back to hunting with a traditional bow. His decision to get back to his roots of hunting with his recurve pays off in a BIG way!
LIGHTS OUT | 5 yards and CHARGING...
When Colton Hall notices an old buck acting out of sorts, he makes the decision to move in and get a closer look. What happens next is something he NEVER could have imagined!
THE BULL | Closing in on a GIANT Ghost Buck.
Andy and Tanner head into a remote stand location in pursuit of an old ghost buck. By playing the odds, they hope to lay eyes on the Big 10 that has been giving them the slip.
"Split G3" | Chasing a 180" when a NEW Giant shows up!
Jake Miner is in pursuit of a 180" Whitetail with a deep split on his G2. Much to Jake's surprise, his rattling sequence pulls in a different mature buck and it's time to make a decision...
TUNNEL OF PAIN | 4 bucks from 1 PRIME stand location!
Andy Orr heads back into the "Tunnel of Pain" stand for the pre-rut. With history on his side, Andy is looking to wrap his tag around a Big Buck for the fourth time in five seasons!
Kyle and Colton are headed back in after a GIANT bodied buck they had an encounter with a few weeks prior. It's late October and the pre-rut has bucks responding extremely well to calling and rattling.
10yr. old Bruiser Buck | CRP + Does = Big Buck Down!
CRP fields can be a Big Buck Magnet during the rut. Watch how Jacob Miner strategizes this hunt and puts himself in position for a great opportunity at an ancient 10.5 year old whitetail!
EVANDER | A GIANT Kansas buck is on the ground!
Ben Rising heads out of state in pursuit of a mature Kansas buck, he dubbed Evander. By gathering intel from local hunters and his pre-set cell cameras, Ben has a really good idea how this mature buck might make a mistake...
Remembrance | 200” Buck Sent Down from Above...
After the loss of a close friend in a motorcycle accident, Colton Hall set out on a late season hunt at “Naylor’s” farm for some reflection time and remembrance. What happened next can only be explained as a gift sent down from above.
PASS IT ON | A Father and Son's First Buck!
Colton Hall and his son, Carter, head out on a late season hunt in attempt to harvest their first buck together. When a six does walk in from directly downwind, followed by a Big Buck, things get intense...
CRANK IT UP | 70 Big Bucks, 21 Kill Shots!
Thank you to ALL of our Deer Society Followers and Team Members for a great year! The best is yet to come in 2021...
MYSTERY SOLVED | The Hunt for 2 Big Bucks... 1 Arrow Released!
JJ's pursuit of a mature Early Season Buck takes an unexpected turn when a lookalike buck makes an appearance. This Hunt Breakdown is a PERFECT example of hunting at a high pressure property and using past intel to key in on a Big Buck!
The KING 8 | GIANT Buck is CALLED IN to 20 yards!
Ben Rising is in pursuit of a once-in-a-lifetime Wild Whitetail! You will not believe what happens when he finally gets this MEGA GIANT in front of him at 200+ yards.. We hope you enjoy this incredible Hunt Breakdown!
Big IOWA Buck Down | 5 YEARS in the making!
Teran Cozan of Advanced Whitetail Systems has been hunting hard for a mature buck for the past 5 years! Patience, persistence and passing up younger bucks pays off on a BIG, Mature IOWA Whitetail!
Buck Shedding Velvet | Get ready for the Whitetail SHIFT!
In this week's Buck Nugget video, we look at some incredible footage of bucks shedding their velvet and turning hard-horned. This can only mean ONE thing to a Whitetail Deer Hunter... The Whitetail "SHIFT" is here and the bucks will soon be on the move to their fall habitat!
1 ACRE 180" | Hang & Hunt for a BOONER Whitetail!
Dan Coffman is honing in on a GIANT Ohio Whitetail and he finally has the buck pinned down to a small 1 acre wood lot. It's time for Dan to make a move and try his luck with an aggressive Hang and Hunt strategy.
Public Land Dream Buck | DIY Pope and Young SUCCESS!
Andrew Cheslock is on a mission to harvest his first Pope and Young whitetail buck with a bow. To add to this challenge, he is hunting public land, out of state, and 100% DIY style. Follow along as Andrew takes us on an emotional rollercoaster of a Hunt Breakdown as he attempts to arrow a Public Land Dream Buck!
DON'T BLINK | OLD Kansas Buck Charges in FAST!
On his first morning in, Ben Rising heads to a familiar location in Kansas for a peak rut hang & hunt. This time of the year, things can happen FAST! As you watch this hunt... DON'T BLINK!
Downwind SLIP-UP | Big Buck circles Directly Down Wind...
The whitetail rut is winding downand Keegan is set up for a post-rut rattling sequence on the downwind edge of a bedding area. Within minutes, they hear a buck approaching from DOWN WIND! You won't believe what happens next...
The Hunt for BEAMER | An 8.5 year old Legendary SWAMP BUCK...
This is the story of an 8.5 year-old, legendary WI swamp buck, named Beamer. In this Deer Society Hunt Breakdown, JJ Dukart details the 7 years of encounters and history he had with Beamer and the final moments that lead up to the release of his arrow!
MASS Bridges | The final chapter of a 7.5 year old Warrior!
Ryan and Jeremy finally get their chance at a MASSIVE 7.5 year old whitetail they call MASS Bridges.. In a split second, the hunt goes south and the entire dynamic of their hunting season changes. This is the story of MASS Bridges...
"SPLITS" | GIANT Ohio Buck PULLED in by Mock Scrape!
Ben Rising moves in on ANOTHER Giant OH Whitetail known as SPLITS! Placing a mock scrape and waiting for the right conditions, Ben puts his trust in the PHAZE body odor system to keep him concealed as he moves in for a shot!
MINNESOTA MONSTER | The Hunt for a 6.5 year old GIANT Buck!
Bryan Lemke is in pursuit of his largest buck to date in his home state of Minnesota. A 170" Giant that he knows all too well after three years of history and several close encounters. The pieces finally fall into place as Bryan makes a move on the buck he calls, the 80-10.
LAST CALL | Big Buck DOWN from this PROVEN stand location!
It's early November in Kansas and Ben Rising dives into a well-known stand on the downwind edge of a cedar thicket. This is one of Ben's ideal, go-to setups, for calling and rattling in mature bucks during the pre-rut! You can almost PREDICT what happens next...
EXPLODING Antler Buck | FLYING Antlers and a Big Buck DROPPED!
Andy Orr speed-scouts a secluded alfalfa field and sees the sign he needs to make a move for his late season muzzleloader hunt. Taking an aggressive approach, Andy sets up a ground blind right on the "X" and gets prepared for the evening hunt. What happens next is something he NEVER could have anticipated...
Late Season Buck Patterns | DON'T EAT TAG SOUP!
This week we discuss Late Season Hunting Tactics to tag a buck still in 2021 and we have some big plans for the 2022 season!
STARS ALIGNED | 160" MN Whitetail Buck at 10 YARDS!
Hunting is a Family Traditional for the Lemkes and this hunt is a perfect example of that. Headed into the 2021 season, Alison and Bryan set a goal for "Ali" to shoot her first whitetail buck with a bow. Hard work along with the support of family and friends finally allowed the STARS to ALIGN! #DeerHunting #DeerSociety #HuntBreakdown
Bluff Top Bruiser | 3 TACTICS take down the "BIG 11" in MN...
New Deer Society team member, Greg Towner, puts the slip on a BIG 11pt in MN using a bullet-proof access strategy. After months of scouting and strategizing, the trap is set for a Bluff Top Bruiser to make a mistake..
"Reflection" Stand | The HEALING Power of the Outdoors
This is the story of Brian Clarey's 2021 hunting season and how he embraced his appreciation and passion for the outdoors during the hardest year of his life. After the passing of his mother from a long battle with cancer and a health scare with his Dad, Brian reflects on how he and his family used the outdoors and hunting as a temporary escape and bonding opportunity. What became known as the "Reflection Stand" not only helped Brian heal amidst nature, but also harvest a buck that his Mom was a part of in more ways than one.
The "Unicorn" Buck | Making a MOVE after October RAIN...
Deer Society team member, Keegan Brimm, is hot on the tracks of an old whitetail buck he calls Unicorn. After weeks of scouting and collecting intel on this buck's pattern and tendencies, Keegan patiently waits for the perfect October weather front to make his move!
OUT OF STATE - Illinois RUT Hunt Mapping and Strategies...
Deer Society team member, Andrew Cheslock, takes his rut hunting tactics on the road as he travels to Illinois in search of a mature out-of-state buck! Andrew breaks down the unique terrain features and new hunting tactics he deployed on this hunt in order to tag out on a Big Illinois Whitetail...
"ROMAN" | The QUEST for a 6.5 year old OH Giant Whitetail...
Ben Rising closes in on a Giant OH buck he calls ROMAN. After several close encounters with this mature whitetail, Ben gets aggressive with his tactics and hunts ROMAN from the ground...
GIANT SURPRISE | 160" 8pt Buck on a 5 ACRE Property...
Dan Coffman's ultimate goal in hunting is targeting the most mature whitetail buck that he can locate. After several years of hunting a small 5-acre property in Ohio with little to show for his efforts, Dan decided it was time to make a change...
Sweat Equity | A Big Buck "PAY DAY" is earned the Hard Way...
Dylon Gandee is on the hunt for a big buck he calls SK2. After gaining permission to a new property, helping out the landowner and putting in the hard work, Dylon has earned his way to a Big Buck PAY DAY!
"SCISSORS" | 180" Giant Buck... 10 Yards and CLOSING!
Ben Rising sets his sights on a legendary Illinois Whitetail named "Scissors". After years of this buck eluding hunters, Ben knew he had to take a completely different approach to hunting this buck if he was going to lay eyes on him. What happens next is what whitetail dreams are made of...
SCENT CONTROL | Advanced Tactics for BEATING a Buck's Nose...
The BEST weeks of the season are fast approaching and there's no better time to dial in your scent control game then NOW! In this week's podcast we take a deep dive into our Top Scent Control tactics and strategies...
The "HEAVY 9" | 4 EPIC Camera Angles of a Big Kansas Buck!
Bryan Lemke takes his pre-rut hunting tactics on the road as he travels to Kansas with sights set on a mature whitetail. With 4 cameras rolling as the moment of truth unfolds, the hunt for "Heavy 9" is one EPIC breakdown you don't want to miss!
"SKYSCRAPER" | The Hunt for a 6.5yr old Legendary Whitetail...
JJ Dukart sets out on a quest to harvest a 6.5 year old MN buck known as "Skyscraper". After 4 years of history, the stars finally align and the first buck is down on the Dukart's "Whitetails From Scratch" property!
"Little Splitter" | A 5.5yr old Buck turns into a GIANT!!!
After multiple seasons of encounters with an incredibly unique whitetail with "little splits" on his G2s, Mike Dukart is hot on the tracks of this big 5.5yr-old 12pt buck. To Mike's surprise, "Little Splitter" has blown up into a GIANT whitetail with BIG Splits and incredible character! This is this the full Hunt Breakdown of a buck known as Little Splitter...
35 Bucks in 5 minutes | PhaZe Peak-Rut HYPE Video!
There's no better time than NOW to get HYPED up for the Peak-Rut! Watch 35 Big Buck encounters by the Deer Society team while using the PhaZe Body Odor System. Make sure your Scent Control Game is ON for the 2022 Rut!
HOT or NOT? | Peak-Rut Strategies & How to Navigate "LOCK-DOWN"
HOT or NOT? Peak-Rut can be a difficult time period to navigate in the woods so this week we are discussing some of our favorite strategies for hunting the "Lock-down" or "Locked-on" phase of the rut!
Calling GIANTS in Cover | 2 Big Bucks Closing In FAST...
This week Ben Rising breaks down his proven calling and rattling setups for consistently pulling mature bucks into bow range. Ben proves once again that there's no better place than Kansas for calling in GIANT Bucks during the rut!
DOMINATOR | Hunting for GIANT 10pt Buck at the "Wetlands"...
After gaining access to a unique wetlands property, Andy Orr and Chad Boal are in search of a BIG Iowa whitetail. Using advanced scouting and hunting tactics, the guys make a move on a buck they call "Dominator".
"FLYER" Buck | The Hunt for an Old Buck with a GIANT Beam...
Kyle and Colton are hot on the heals of Giant deer they call the "Flyer Buck". As they've done so many times in the past, they put their calling skills to the test to see if they could pull in another Monster Iowa Whitetail!
December has arrived and the time has come to focus entirely on LATE-SEASON hunting tactics! This week we are joined by owner of Asio Gear, Joe Miles, as we take a deep dive into late-season strategies across different regions of the country.
"Breeding Grounds" | RARE Breeding Video + Big Buck Down!
In this Hunt Breakdown we follow team member, Tim Evans, as he hunts hard all season in hopes of a chance at a mature buck. After some incredible encounters and passing up several nice bucks, Tim is finally able to get within bow range of the "Big 10" while hunting a late-season food source!
Deer Society Hunt Breakdowns | 2022 Highlights and RECAP!
As we close out 2022, we wanted to share with all of our followers a quick recap of the Hunt Breakdowns we released this season. We thank you all for the support you have shown us and we look forward to bringing you many more great hunt breakdowns and educational videos in 2023!
Andre the Giant | A MASSIVE 300lb Buck that TOWERS over the rest...
This is the story of a huge-bodied, WI buck, known as Andre the Giant. In this Deer Society Hunt Breakdown, JJ Dukart details the years of history he has with one-of-a-kind whitetail and the unique, MASSIVE body that "Andre the Giant" had in comparison to all other bucks in the area.
Public Land Deer Hunt | GIANT IL BUCK (Self-Filmed)!
Tim Evans sets his sights on a piece of public ground where he plans to self-film his pursuit of a BIG IL Whitetail buck! Watch the tactics and strategies that Tim deploys in this hunt to put himself in position to harvest a GIANT buck..
The Beginning: Whitetails from Scratch (Episode 1)
A Whitetail Habitat series unlike anything you've ever seen! Follow the Dukart Family on a multi-year project as they provide a behind-the-scenes look at how a standard deer hunting property can be transformed into a big buck hotbed! With the guidance of whitetail deer expert Andy Orr, of Advanced Whitetail Systems, the habitat improvement opportunities and educational aspects of this series are truly endless.. We hope you enjoy the ride!
Securing the Border: Whitetails from Scratch (Episode 2)
As the Dukarts prepare for implementation of the Advanced Whitetail Systems program on their new property, they first work on securing the borders of the two parcels. Follow along for some posting tips and tactics as well as a bonus shed hunt with Chris and JJ on the new "Oak Roost" property. Next up, the AWS team is ready to lay out the foundation of the new AWS plan with some Next Level hinge cutting habitat strategies. Stay tuned!
Turning the Corner: Whitetails from Scratch (Episode 3)
After a full year of analysis, the Dukarts get ready for some big changes as they head into the 2020 season of Whitetails from Scratch. Follow along to see the advanced habitat improvements and detailed hunting strategies they have up their sleeve to harvest the first mature whitetail on the new property
Big Buck Paradise: Hinge Cutting to increase Big Buck capacity!
The bedding foundation of the Cedar Springs property has been set with the addition of strategic Hinge Cutting improvements. Andy Orr and the Advanced Whitetail Systems team explains some of the different types of hinge cutting techniques they are using to help attract more deer and move them around the property with a purpose
TINES UP: Shed Hunting for BIG Antlers!
Late winter means one thing in the whitetail woods, SHED ANTLERS! Follow along as the Dukarts head out to see if all of their habitat work will pay off in the form of freshly shed whitetail antlers!
THE BIG APPLE: Maximizing Fruit Tree Production for Big Bucks!
In this episode of Whitetails from Scratch, the Dukarts work to maximize the holding capacity for big bucks by increasing the number and diversity of attractions, such as apple trees. JJ Dukart demonstrates how to reclaim overgrown and neglected trees to optimize fruit production and improve potential for big buck habitat.
Captain Hook - The hunt for a LONG spurred 5-year old gobbler!
Unlike whitetail bucks with their unique antlers, turkeys can be extremely difficult to identity as individuals. In the case of long spurred gobbler named, Captain Hook, there was no mistaking him from the rest of the flock!
Food Plot Strategy: Choosing WHERE and WHAT to plant to attract Big Bucks!
Choosing the correct food plot seed, mapping out plot locations and strategizing entry and exit paths for your plots are all crucial decisions that tie into the overall management strategy at the Dukart property. Stay tuned to see if they can capitalize on their food plot strategies this hunting season!
Roadmap to Success: The process of improving Habitat!
In this episode of Whitetails From Scratch, Andy Orr visits the Deer Society Headquarters to discuss final details of the AWS habitat plan. Food plots, pond locations, bedding cells, stand sets, scent control and access routes are all integral pieces to the puzzle that should be laid out on the front end. This episode is all about the ROADMAP to SUCCESS!
THE BIG 3 | Three bucks DOWN and a BIG change coming!
The 2020 deer hunting season was filled with HIGHS and LOWS for the Dukarts. A lot of BIG changes took place on the property and some key lessons were learned. A BIG strategy shift is in the works and 2021 is shaping up to be a VERY promising season.
THE LEGACY | Uncovering the PAST and building for the FUTURE
When the Dukarts began their journey of transforming a rural property into a world class whitetail sanctuary, they never imagined the history they would uncover. In this episode of Whitetails from Scratch, the Dukarts take a look back into the past and examine the legacies left by previous generations on their way to building their own.
TREASURES | Big Shed Antlers and Target Bucks!
The Dukarts take to the woods in search of shed antlers from survivor bucks! Shed hunting season is a great time to not only scout for the upcoming deer season, but also create lifelong memories afield with friends and family!
Turkey Hunting the IMAX! - SILENT STRUTTER closing in...
JJ is Turkey Hunting a brand new spot at the Dukart farm called the IMAX! Although the MN season kicked off with COLD weather, one mature tom known as the "Silent Strutter" decides to put on a show.
Talkin' Turkey! - Incoming Gobblers...
JJ tagged out on a big MN gobbler and it's time for Mike and the Deer Society crew to get in on the turkey hunting action! Welcome to part 2 of the turkey season on the Whitetails from Scratch property... Talkin' Turkey!
The BIG Payoff | 2 Bucks DOWN - Skyscraper and Little Splitter!
After two full years working to transform the Whitetails From Scratch property into a Big Buck paradise, Mike and JJ Dukart are finally on the board in a BIG WAY! Skyscraper and Little Splitter are down and the Dukart's couldn't be happier with how this season turned out!
Sheds & Switchgrass | Hunt for BIG ANTLERS + Frost Seeding...
Spring arrival means one thing at the Whitetails from Scratch property... It's time to put in the work! But before the Dukarts dive back into their habitat improvement projects full-time, they enjoy some time walking the property with family searching for shed antlers! Let the games (and WORK) begin... #WhitetailsFromScratch #ShedHunting #Switchgrass
The Hunt for TIGER TAIL | With a SURPRISE ending...
When the Dukarts are not strategizing their next move on a GIANT Whitetail, they look forward to hitting the timber in pursuit of big gobblers! This spring at the Whitetails From Scratch property they had a unique opportunity to hunt a Tom with a stripped tail fan they had named Tiger Tail. Stay tuned to see how this hunt turns out...
BIG BUCK TRAPS | 10 Habitat Improvements for GIANT Whitetails...
Coming off of a successful deer hunting season at the Whitetails From Scratch property, the Dukarts have turned things up a notch this off-season. After implementing a long list of Next Level habitat improvements, it's finally time to see if these "Big Buck Traps" will pay off!
Logging For Wildlife | Big CHANGES + MONEY + HABITAT...
This winter a BIG Change took place at the Whitetails From Scratch property, logging.. For years the Dukarts have planned and prepared for a select harvest of timber to be taken off the Oak Roost side of the farm. The time has finally come and the changes are dramatic!
The Song. The Lifestyle. The Movement... Coming 09.18.20
Michael Austin: The Movement behind Deer Huntin' Man
The Song. The Lifestyle. The Movement... Coming 09.18.20
Deer Huntin' Man - Get ready for the Movement!
Deer Huntin' Man | OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO
The Song. The Lifestyle. The Movement.
Deer Huntin' Man | OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO
The Song. The Lifestyle. The Movement.
Mike Krompass: Behind the Recording of the Deer Huntin' Man song!
The Song. The Lifestyle. The Movement... Coming 09.18.20
Deer Huntin' Man I Producing the Music Video
What all goes into producing a Country Music Video? The Deer Society crew sits down with Michael Austin to discuss some highlights from their recent DHM video shoot and provide insight on what's to come for the DHM platform.
A Songwriter's Perspective | Deer Huntin' Man
"Deer Huntin' Man is a lifestyle, it's a movement and it's important to keep the tradition alive. Every hunter should be proud to say, I am a hunter." - Sabin Sharpe, DHM Songwriter.
In Episode 8 we are joined by legendary bowhunter, Adam Hays. Adam is one of the only hunters to arrow four bucks that surpass the 200" mark with his bow and arrow. Adam is also the lead behind the popular television show Team 200 and owner of the Moon Guide deer hunting dial and app. We hope you enjoy this episode!
Deer Society Podcast : Episode 9 (Dan Coffman)
In Episode 9 we are joined by Dan Coffman to discuss some of the tactics and strategies he used to help him harvest a 300-inch wild whitetail.
Deer Society Update: Video Podcast (Episode 10)
In Episode 10 we catch up our listeners on what has taken place with the Deer Society crew these past few months. Trade shows, Hunt Breakdowns, Whitetails from Scratch and more! We hope you enjoy the new podcast and we look forward to releasing more updates and videos soon
Colton Hall: Big Buck Insanity (Episode #11)
In this episode we catch up with Colton Hall of Advanced Whitetail Systems and walk through an EPIC traditional archery whitetail hunt he had this past season. Colton has experienced some incredible hunts in the past (Mr Maybe, Ice Breaker, Megatron) but this one might be the best video yet!
Jacob Miner: 190" Whitetail on his New Farm! (Episode #12)
This week we take a behind the scenes look at how Jacob Miner targeted a 190" typical whitetail the FIRST year he became a property owner. Follow along as we break down the hunt for this mega Iowa whitetail known as, Full Circle!
Deer Society Podcast : Andy Orr - Advanced Food Plot Strategies
In this episode of the Deer Society podcast, the owner of Advanced Whitetail Systems joins us to discuss all things food plots! We discuss planting methods, seed types, plot location strategies, hunting tactics and much more… We hope you enjoy!
ALL things Scent Control! Deer Society Podcast
Are you prepared to take your scent control to the Next Level this hunting season? In this podcast, we break down some of the advanced scent control strategies and tactics we have developed and utilized over the past decade to consistently fool the nose of whitetail deer. We hope you enjoy this podcast and we look forward to taking this topic to another level in a follow up episode.
Michael Austin: Deer Huntin' Man Song and Platform (Part 1)
Michael Austin sits down with the Deer Society crew to discuss the new Deer Huntin' Man song, lifestyle and movement. Learn about the conservation and wildlife management aspects the Deer Huntin' Man platform is built upon.
Feeding vs. Food Plots - What's the BEST management tool?
In this episode we are joined by Dan Coffman to discuss the difference in feeding vs. food plots and how both can be effective management tools for whitetails.
The Deer Society crew is joined by Dan Coffman to discuss location strategies for minerals, feed sites and trail cameras. Understanding how deer utilize these locations and how we can setup, as hunters, can make all the difference when targeting mature bucks.
Calling, Communication, Hunt Strategy | It's GO TIME!
The whitetail rut is kicking in across the Midwest and it's the best time of the year to call or rattle in a Big Buck! In this podcast we discuss some of our current communication and calling tactics and what we expect to see these next few weeks as the rut kicks in!
FILM YOUR HUNT | Camera Gear and Strategies WE use at Deer Society!
Are you ready to take your Deer Hunting VIDEOS to the Next Level this deer season? This podcast is for you! We cover all things cameras, setups, lessons learned, hunting strategy and much more! Enjoy..
Early Season Q&A | Targeting a Big Bucks right NOW!
YOU asked the Questions, WE are giving you our answers! We hope you enjoy this Early Season Q&A podcast and if you have topics you want us to cover leave a comment or question below! Season is near, good luck to you all!
Early Season Q&A #2 | Big Buck Hunting NOW!
Early Season Deer Hunting, Q&A Part#2! We hope you enjoy this Q&A podcast and if you have topics you want us to cover, please leave a comment or question on our social channels! Early Season is HERE, good luck to you all.
WHERE are the BIG BUCKS?! Here is our take...
This week Bryan is joined by JJ and Mike Dukart as they dive deep into advanced Hunting Strategies and Tactics that relate to this time of the year. Where are ALL of the Big Bucks? Here is ourtake...
Pre-Rut Hunting Tactics | The Big Bucks have ARRIVED!
We have been waiting... The BIG BUCKS have FINALLY arrived! In this episode of the Deer Society podcast we are gearing up for the Pre-Rut and discussing our favorite tactics and strategies for the upcoming weeks!
Pre-Rut SUCCESS | Detailing of our most RECENT Hunts!
Big Bucks hitting the GROUND and a few close encounters!
Post-Rut TACTICS | Where should you hunt NOW?!
As we wrap up the RUT we share some of the successful hunts we've had and discuss the post-rut TACTICS we will be deploying in the coming weeks!
325 inches of SUCCESS and Strategy!
"Little Splitter" and "Skyscraper" are on the ground and the Whitetails from Scratch property is on the board in a BIG WAY! The DS crew breaks down these two hunts and cover post-rut and late season tactics for the upcoming weeks!
Shed Hunting 101 | HOW to find More Sheds this year...
Ready... Set... Shed Hunt!
In this podcast we cover ALL things shed hunting. When, Where, Why and How we find the most shed antlers. We hope you can take something away from our strategies and tactics discussion and can use some of this information as you hit this field this year in search of freshly dropped antlers. Good luck!
FRESH Sheds | We are on the BOARD!
Bryan is on the board with a few giant FRESH antlers from his trip to Kansas and the Minnesota crew is patiently waiting for the right time to make their move on their local bucks still carrying antlers.
SPRING WORK | Habitat - Scouting - Strategy
Spring has sprung! This week's podcast is all about our spring habitat checklists. As we wrap up shed hunting season, it's now time to utilize all of the intel we gathered over the past few weeks to implement the habitat improvements that will pay off this fall.
AGING DEER | How OLD is this Buck??
This week Dan Coffman joins us in the Deer Society studio to discuss the hot topic of Aging Deer. Is it possible to accurately age a buck based on his antlers or his body size? Here is our take...
A look back at SUCCESS! | Whitetails from Scratch podcast
Andy Orr joins us in the Deer Society podcast studio for a detailed recap of the Whitetails from Scratch project. We take a look at back at our habitat plans, past success, and some BIG future improvements as we inch closer to the 2022 deer season!
STACKED Habitat Systems | Water, Food Plots, Timber & MORE!
In this week's podcast, Andy Orr of Advanced Whitetail Systems joins us in the podcast studio to discuss ALL THINGS Whitetail Habitat! Water holes, food plots, timber work and much more. We hope you enjoy this in-depth whitetail "habitat stacking" discussion and can take away a few ideas that will take your hunting spot to the NEXT LEVEL in the future!
ALL things (Fall) Food Plots - WHEN and HOW to plant..
This week we are diving into ALL THINGS relating to fall-planted Food Plots! We breakdown the seed blends and varieties we have tried and recommend, some new varieties we are currently testing, and walk through the different methods that can be used to can plant ALL of these plot options! We hope you enjoy this information-packed, fall food plot podcast!
Woodsmanship - Reading Land, Maps, Sign to FIND Big Bucks...
With decades of experience as a logger and timber buyer, Ben sits down with the DS team and breaks down some of the crucial elements he takes into account when targeting mature whitetails.
PROVEN Strategies - Calling, Rattling, Scent Control w/ Ben Rising
Ben Rising joins us in the Deer Society podcast studio for a full on deep dive into the specific calling, rattling and scent control tactics he has used for decades to fool dozens of Boone and Crockett whitetails.
SCRAPE TACTICS - Scent Communication 101 for Whitetails
This week we are joined by Jeremy Moore of HODAG/Dog Bone to discuss the advanced tactics and strategies he uses to create mock scrapes, licking branches and hemp ropes community hubs. Topics covered this week include Scrapes, Scent Communication, Tracking Dogs, and Scent Control.
Pre-Season Wrap | It's time to SHIFT your priorities...
As deer seasons open up across the country, it's time to shift our priorities! This week we discuss final plans for our hunting locations, highlight the projects we've been working on at the Whitetails From Scratch property and preview our 2022 deer hunting plans. Buckle up, it's time!
Tracking Deer 101 - REAL WORLD Examples and Trailing Tactics...
This week we are joined by Dan Coffman to dive deep into our strategies, tactics and real world examples of tracking a deer after the hit. We hope you enjoy this podcast and can take something from it that will help you be more successful in the field this season!
Early Season "Buck-Shift" | The FINAL Countdown & Hunting Strategies...
The 2022 deer season is upon us OR will be soon! Today in the Deer Society studio we sit down and discuss the early season buck shift and provide updates on the final adjustments we are making as we transition into the deer hunting season.
OPENING DAY | TACTICS for the Upcoming DAYS and WEEKS...
Opening day of archery season has arrived for a few of the Deer Society team members! Today we dive into our current hunting strategies and tactics for the upcoming days. We hope you all enjoy the podcast and good luck to everyone headed to a stand this weekend!
The October "SHIFT" | Q&A, Pre-Rut, Food Plots, Hunting Tactics...
This week on the Deer Society podcast we discuss the upcoming October buck "Shift" and host a listener's Q&A session. If you have a topics you want us to discuss, throw your questions in the comments below. Good luck this season everyone!
Bucks CAN'T SEE YOU | Concealment and Comfort w/ Joe Miles...
This week we are joined by the creator of Asio Gear, Joe Miles, to breakdown the eyesight of a whitetail and walk though some of his new gear and a few proven tactics to help keep you concealed in the tree this season!
"October Lull" Tactics | When, Where and How to hunt this period...
Is the "October Lull" real? How should you hunt this difficult time period before the pre-rut action kicks in? This week sit down with Joe Miles to break down our top strategies and tactics for knocking down a mature buck during the month of October...
The BEST Deer Call | #1 Pre-Rut Calling & Rattling TACTIC...
Let's talk Deer Communication! As we approach the pre-rut time period across the midwest, it's now time to deploy these advanced calling tactics. In this podcast we break down some of our most successful calling experiences using the Extinguisher and Black Rack and we discuss how to take advantage of the pre-rut using these strategies!
Pre-Rut SUCCESS | Proven Tactics and Strategies for NOW...
One of the BEST periods of the season is HERE, the Pre-Rut! On this podcast we discuss a few of our recent successful hunts and the tactics and strategies we plan to deploy over the next week!
Hunting the PEAK-RUT | New Bucks + New Tactics = Big Bucks Down!
PEAK-RUT can be a Wild and Crazy time of the deer season! This week we lay out our top tactics and strategies for capitalizing on a mature buck in the coming weeks...
Post-Rut "SHIFT" | Q&A, #1 Late Season Food, Hunting Tactics...
In this week's podcast we discuss the upcoming Post-Rut to Late-Season hunting shift and follow it up with some great Listener Q&As!
The FINAL Push | Targeting a GIANT Late-Season Buck...
As we roll into the late-season hunting period, we talk about some of our final hunting plans for 2022. Topics discussed include late-season tactics, high-risk, high-reward hunting strategies, and our Top 3 preferred food sources.
WINTER HARDSHIPS | Season Recap, Lessons Learned & 2023 Plans...
The Deer Society team is back in the podcast studio to discuss thier 2022 season recap, lessons learned, a recent trip to the ATA show and other BIG plans and products coming in 2023!
A GAME CHANGER in the Food Plot World | What is a Food Plot System?
This week on the Deer Society podcast we have an exciting NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT. Illusion has released the first ever "ALL-IN-ONE" Food Plot System to the deer hunting community! Welcome to the Next Level of Food Plots... ► LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST TO WIN A FREE FOOD PLOT SYSTEM!
In this weeks podcast, Mike joins us for an in-depth discussion about all things spring work; food plot planting, turkey hunting, shed hunting and more! It's time to get our hands dirty...
FALL FOOD PLOTS | New Plots, Maximizing Volume, Fixing Failures...
It's PEAK planting season for fall food plots! In this week's episode we give updates on the status of our plots, talk planting strategy and tactics, and cover the three main aspects of fall food plots. New Food Plots, Maximizing Established Plots, And Fixing Failures...
Big Summer BUCKS Transitioning | Velvet, Food, Water, Shift...
It's late summer and the Big Buck transition is only weeks away! In this week's podcast we discuss the tendencies we are seeing NOW with mature buck movement and what we EXPECT to see in the coming weeks. Now is the time to wrap up our pre-season prep work and lock in plans for opening day in just a few short weeks!
HIGH ODDS on Big Bucks | Making Small Changes for BIG Results...
In this week's podcast, we have Andy Orr of Advanced Whitetail Systems in studio to discuss the small changes you can make for BIG impacts on your hunting success! Topics discussed include Scents, Mock Scrapes, Decoys, Food Plots, Water Holes, and more..
This week's podcast focus is all about trail cameras! We break down the where, why, how, when and talk about some of our most successful strategies of the past. We hope you enjoy this discussion and can pick up a strategy or two along the way!
UPS & DOWNS of Hunting Season | How to STAY in the Game...
In this Deer Society podcast we are joined by Andy Orr of Advanced Whitetail Systems to discuss the UPS and DOWNS of a bowhunting season. Topics discussed include: Setting realistic goals, Strategies to stay positive, Putting things into perspective. The hunting season is a marathon, not a sprint, so enjoy every moment you can while its here!
PROVEN Early Season Tactics | Big Buck Strategies w/ Ben Rising...
Ben Rising of Whitetail Edge is in the Deer Society studio talking about Big Buck Tactics for the Early Season! Opening day is HERE or is fast approaching for many of us. NOW is the time to take advantage of these proven strategies...
NEW Deer Society LIVE Breakdown! Episode #1 kicks off with a discussion centered on this RAW footage of a whitetail buck working a horizontal rub and scrape. From scent dispersal to body language cues, a lot can be learned from a close encounter like this! Feel free to comment or ask questions below...
Deer Society Live: The Chase is ON!
The Chase is ON in Episode #2 of the Deer Society LIVE. This week we break down a crazy hunt that took place during the Peak Rut phase. Three bucks all converge on one mature doe and we break down the social interactions that transpired.
War Machine: DS LIVE Episode #3
In Episode #3 of the Deer Society LIVE roundtable, we break down an incredible encounter Andy Orr had with a giant Non-Typical buck he called, War Machine. We discuss in detail the small details that resulted in this close call as well as some of the takeaways we can use next time when we face a similar situation in the field!
Opening Day Tactics - D.S. LIVE #4
In Episode #4 of the Deer Society LIVE roundtable, we discuss the importance of early season beans and how to take advantage of this extremely short window for targeting a mature buck on opening day!
Decoy works like Magic on Big Buck!
In this episode, we break down an incredible pre-rut decoy hunt with the guys from AWS. Learn all about the decoy setup, communication strategies and scent control tactics they used pull in a big whitetail buck
BOSS HOG: Early Season Muzzleloader Hunt!
In this episode of the Deer Society LIVE, the Dukart's discuss an early season Muzzleloader hunt from team AWS. From bachelor group hierarchy to hunting strategies and tactics, we provide a raw look at this hunt and the footage leading up to the harvest.
The PERFECT Call | Doe Estrous bleat TURNS a 160" Buck!
In this episode of the Deer Society LIVE, Andy Orr sits down with the Dukarts to break down one of the most incredible Buck Reactions ever filmed. This video shows the POWER of a realistic doe estrous bleat during the pre-rut!
Pre-Rut Scrape line Buck | Deer Society LIVE Breakdown
Hunt Breakdown of Chris Dukart's first archery buck. Hunting steep MN terrain over a heavy pinch point and scrape line results in a great 4.5 year old MN whitetail!
Deer Calling Instructional: The Basics (Episode 1)
In the first episode of our advanced deer calling instructional series, we begin by mastering the basics. Mike Dukart breaks down the proper mechanics of using a deer call and demonstrates how to correctly use hand positioning, air pressure and inflection to create the most realistic vocalizations possible with the Extinguisher deer call. Once you master these basics, it's time to watch Episode #2!
Deer Calling Instructional: Fawn Communication (Episode 2)
In episode 2 of our advanced deer calling instructional, Mike Dukart breaks down Fawn Communication and vocalizations. When done correctly, the fawn bleat can be a great vocalization to use for calling in mature does and bucks during the hunting season.
Deer Calling Instructional: Doe Communication (Episode 3)
In episode 3 of our advanced deer calling instructional series, Mike Dukart breaks down the full whitetail doe language. Learn how to effectively replicate these vocalizations and identify when to use these sounds in the field to increase your communication success.
Deer Calling Instructional: Buck Communication (Episode 4)
In Episode 4 of our advanced deer calling instructional series, Mike Dukart breaks down the full whitetail buck language. Learn how to effectively replicate the contact grunt, trailing grunt, breeding grunt, croaks, pops, click and more. Once you master these calling techniques and have a full understanding of the meaning behind these sounds, you're ready to take to the field with a full arsenal of buck vocalizations!
In Episode 5 of our advanced deer calling instructional series, Mike Dukart discusses the importance of communicating with deer, not just making deer sounds with your call. By learning these advanced tips and tactics, you will be able to communicate with deer more effectively out in the field and bring them into range.
In Episode 6 of our advanced deer calling instructional series, we cover the topic of blind calling. One of the most crucial aspects of calling deer into range is the visual element. Whether you are blind calling or calling to a deer in sight, understanding how they see and react to your vocalizations is vital to your success. Learn how to master these advanced calling tips and tactics and you will greatly increase your effectiveness in the field when communicating with whitetails!
In Episode 7 of our advanced deer calling instructional series, we demonstrate how to tune and clean you Extinguisher deer call. Having the ability to remove dirt or debris, adjust your call for preferred tones and volumes can make all the difference when communicating with deer in the field.
In the first episode of our advanced rattling instructional series, we start with the basics. Chris Dukart breaks down the proper hand placement and techniques for using the Black Rack rattling system and demonstrates some key tips for optimizing your rattling sounds and performance in the field.
In the second episode of our advanced rattling instructional series, we discuss seasonal rattling tactics. Chris Dukart walks though some proven early season, pre rut, peak rut, post rut and late season rattling strategies to help you close the deal this season. Put these tactics into your arsenal this season and we know you will see a lot more success when communicating with whitetails.
In the third episode of our advanced rattling instructional series, we discuss some advanced rattling tactics. Chris Dukart walks though some proven strategies like blind rattling, directional rattling, scent control strategies for rattling and more. Add these advanced rattling tactics to your arsenal this season and we know you will see a lot more success when communicating with deer!
Scent Control Instructional: PhaZe One (Episode 1)
In the first episode of our advanced scent control instructional series, we begin with a complete breakdown of PhaZe One (body treatment). JJ Dukart walks through the step by step cleansing process we recommend with the PhaZe One product line to eliminate the human body odor element from our hunting equation.
Scent Control Instructional: PhaZe Two (Episode 2)
In the second episode of our advanced scent control instructional series, we provide a complete breakdown of PhaZe Two (gear treatment). JJ Dukart walks through the step by step scent removal process we recommend with the PhaZe Two system to eliminate the human odor from hunting gear and equipment.
Scent Control Instructional: PhaZe Three (Episode 3)
In the third episode of our advanced scent control instructional series, we provide a complete breakdown of PhaZe Three (field treatment). JJ Dukart walks through the step by step scent removal process we recommend with the PhaZe Three system to eliminate your human body odor while in the field.
Scent Control Instructional: Tips & Tactics (Episode 4)
In the fourth episode of our scent control instructional series, JJ Dukart walks through some advanced strategies that will help you take your hunting game to the next level. If you add these scent control tips and tactics into your arsenal this season, we are confident you will see more deer and have a better overall hunting experience!
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