Soil Samples: The First and Most Important Step in Building a Food Plot

Step one to any successful food plot is the obtaining a soil sample, it’s the most crucial part to the success of the entire operation. Have you ever wondered how much a food plot costs? Like, truly every dollar spent from the first step to the last? The guys from Top Pin Outdoors are taking…

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The 5 Biggest Whitetail Bucks Ever Found Dead

Hole in the Horn Buck / OTBYou have to wonder what possible record bucks may be walking around out there. We often hear about some incredible deer when they get harvested by a hunter. The news of a new record buck spreads like crazy. The Milo Hansen buck, the James Jordan buck, and now the…

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Portable blinds sometimes the best bet for turkey hunting in bad weather

Two young gobblers (jakes) lock beaks.Turkeys seem to have a degree of repugnance for rain, wind, snow and cold only slightly below ours. However, the turkey mating season tends to wash away some of that fear, uncomforting feeling and intolerance of inclement weather much better than hunters. Many turkey hunters have never seen the book,…

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Feast Your Eyes on 5 of the Biggest 8-Point Bucks Ever

Facebook/FacebookEvery deer hunter loves a big 8-pointer! For today’s #WhitetailWednesday, we decided to look at some of the biggest 8-point bucks ever taken. It takes some impressive measurements for a buck to crack the 170-inch minimum to make it into the Boone and Crockett record book with only eight scorable points. In fact, it has happened…

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Tackling busy April of chores ahead of spring gobbler season

Easter weekend finally brought the weather I was looking for, and I sprang into action on the chore list. After all, turkey season was only a month away (shorter for the youth weekend) and there’s plenty to do if I want to spend my weekend mornings in May chasing gobblers. The truth is, I’m going…

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Cara Bags Her First Bow Turkey…And It’s a Merriam’s

Cara Harper/FacebookTagging a turkey in Nebraska doesn’t get much better than this. We’ve featured Cara Harper in a few great stories over the last year here at Wide Open Spaces. As a co-host during the 2017 season for Ducks Unlimited TV, this passionate hunter exudes the strengths and qualities we all should strive for, and…

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Face-to-Face with a Big Bear and Only a Recurve in Hand

In one of the more intense bow hunts you’ll ever watch, a hunter comes eye-to-eye with a bear and only has a recurve at his defense. This is why we film hunts. We just have to catch those epic moments in the woods because most of the time, words and stories just don’t do them…

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