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Deer Bathmats

Deer Bathmats

Deer Bathmats   “What are those? Bathmats of some kind?” I asked of the neon green sheets of what looked like squares of Astroturf stacked in the back of Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch Assistant Manager Jacob Osborn’s truck. Jacob responded that they were feed then...

Trophy Mounts: Doing it Right

Trophy Mounts: Doing it Right

You’ve finally harvested that spectacular trophy buck! You know this is the one you need to mount. What should you do next? Remember, this is more than a trophy--it’s a reminder of what was possibly the most special hunt of your life. You want to do this right....

First Aid Basics for Hunters

First Aid Basics for Hunters

We all know that no matter how careful you are, accidents do happen. Since hunters may not have immediate access to medical help when trouble strikes, it’s important for you to know how to deal with unexpected injuries. Here are the best ways to prepare....

What is the Rut?

What is the Rut?

Rut 1 : an annually recurrent state of sexual excitement in the male deer; broadly : sexual excitement in a mammal especially when periodic 2 : the period during which rut normally occurs -- often used with “the” ---Merriam-Webster Online Simply put, the rut is the...

Bowhunting at Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch

Bowhunting Oak Creek:  “I didn’t sleep very much that first night because of the excitement I felt after seeing the deer hanging on the wall in the lodge. Just knowing I may have an encounter with one of those incredible animals got my heart racing!” Jon’s...