Summit Treestands
Bowhunting Kansas Live - 2008

DAY 1

11/13/08

11/14/08

11/15/08

11/16/08

11/17/08

11/18/08

11/19/08



LIVE DISCUSSION

PAST HUNTS
2007 Hunt
2006 Winter
2006 Hunt
2005 Winter
2005 Hunt
2004 Hunt
2003 Hunt
2002 Hunt
2001 Hunt
Untitled Document

Thursday Morning Hunt

All I can say is WOW! What a first day. I hunted Ken's tree and had two bucks in early. One of the bucks made a rub right under my stand and less than 3' from the tree steps.

Another 40 mintues went by when I saw a deer approach. He was a really nice buck. An eight with a busted G1, good mass and very good width. I thought about it briefly but passed on him. He was better than some of the deer I've shot here before but I am trying to set the bar higher for 2008 (see how long that lasts).

Watch Video - Would you pass him up?

The rest of the morning was pretty slow. Temps headed into the 60's and the wind shifted toward a poor direction. My buddies also had some action. Gregg Hammell from Higganum, CT passed up a buck that approached 140 and Bill saw 4 different bucks but no shooters.

 

Thursday Afternoon Hunt

 

There was talk about a buck that was seen a couple of times from the river stand the week before last. But he had not been seen by the past weeks' bowhunters. The hunter had video taped him and guessed him into the 170-180 range. The stand is called the River stand and that's where I headed this afternoon. The wind was perfect for this stand and although I thought the chance of seeing that big buck was slim, I couldn't help but give it a try. At 4:30PM I saw a deer approaching from the west heading north. As he got closer I flipped on my video camera and zoomed in on him. It was the same buck! My heart started pounding and for a moment it appeared like he was going to head down the trail next to my stand. But he continued north and out of sight. He is magnificent!

Watch this video and judge for yourself

By the end of the hunt I saw 20 different bucks with 10 in range and 5 that would be shooters next year. There was a lot of chasing and even a brief fight. It was fantastic.

In truth, after seeing that buck this afternoon it will be hard to shoot anything else. I'm debating whether I should focus entirely on this deer. He is probably one of the top 3 largest deer I have ever seen.

 

 


 

Treestand Challenge 4

Click here to see the answers to last week's treestand Challenge Game. The winner will be announced at the end of this LIVE HUNT. Good luck!

 

 

Details about our 2008 Bowhunt

For seven straight Years I have killed a PY-Caliber buck from this amazing hunt in South Central Kansas. Let's see if 2008 doesn't dissapoint.

This hunt is strictly a fair-chase hunt. The land we are hunting are large tracts of private lands owned by Kent Jarnagin and Kent Woolfolk of Cimarron River Outfitters.

2007 Buck from Cimarron River Outfitters

Hunting Gear - 60lb, Bowtech Guardian with Full Metal Jacket arrows and a Muzzy MX-3 Broadhead.

 

2006 Buck from Cimarron River Outfitters

Hunting Gear - 60lb, Bowtech Allegiance with Full Metal Jacket arrows and a Muzzy MX-3 Broadhead.

 

2005 Buck from Cimarron River Outfitters

Hunting Gear - 60lb, Bowtech Allegiance with Beman ICS arrows and a Muzzy 125 head.

 

2004 Buck from Cimarron River Outfitters

Hunting Gear - 60lb, Bowtech Justice with Beman ICS arrows and a Muzzy 125 head.

 

2003 Buck from Cimarron River Outfitters

Hunting Gear - 49lb, 56" Black Widow SAIII TD Recurve, Gold-Tip 3555 carbon arrows, and a wensel woodsman broadhead

 

2002 Buck

Hunting Gear - Same as '03

As always, we will be bringing the hunt to you as it happens, day by day. We are in a very rural section of Kansas so some delays possible.

 

Next - Day 2

Our Kansas bowhunt takes place in Southwest Kansas with Cimarron River Outfitters.

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