Finding the Best Outfitter for Your Whitetail Deer Hunting Trips
We would all live, breathe, sleep and eat hunting given the opportunity. But the
simple fact is that most of us have a day job and a family which demand the better
part of our time and attention. So when hunting season rolls around, we want to
make sure we give ourselves the best opportunities we can while bow hunting
whitetail deer. For most of us, that means finding the best outfitter
we can to maximize our chances of taking a world class buck.
As hunters, we already go to great lengths and significant expense to live the sportsman’s
life. We think nothing of buying the best equipment we can afford, shelling out
cash for a land lease and taking time off work in hopes that fate will shine down
on us and that all of our hard work and practice will pay off with the opportunity
to harvest a trophy whitetail buck.
Most of us, if we’re dedicated to hunting and take the time to do the right things
right, do manage to take a nice buck once in a while. But if we’re being honest,
most of our whitetail deer hunting trips fail to deliver a chance
to get a shot on the kind of bucks that we dream about.
class bucks start with rigorous habitat management. Bucks which spend the year getting
the right nutrients grow larger and sport bigger racks. And contrary to what some
feed plot distributors would have you believe, there’s actually quite a bit of science
which goes into making sure an area’s deer have access to the best mix of nutrients.
We could spend our time tinkering and trying to get it right, but it makes more
sense for most of us to trust those who dedicate their whole lives to bow hunting
whitetail deer and providing memorable whitetail deer hunting trips
There’s no doubt that working with an outfitter or guide gives you a better chance
of having successful whitetail deer hunting trips. That’s why even
professional hunters use their services. But how do you pick the best one for your
whitetail deer hunting trips?
Don’t be afraid to shop around. Look through the record books. Which hunting ranches
do you see mentioned over and over again? Ask for references. Never hunt with a
guide who can’t offer you several references, showing that they’ve helped others
to successfully harvest monster whitetails. Ask about more than just the size of
the deer. Ask about the whole experience. Bow hunting whitetail deer
should be an enjoyable experience.
Donald Hall is among the world’s most successful whitetail hunting outfitters and
guides. His Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch has seen more record book quality bucks harvested
than any other game ranch in the country. If you really want a shot at monster buck
when bow hunting whitetail deer, plan on taking your next
whitetail hunting trip to the Missouri
Ozarks to hunt Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch.