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Tips for Hunting Mature Whitetails

Killing a smart old bruiser is a lifelong endeavor for most of us.

Tips for Hunting Mature Whitetails
Photo Credit: George Barnett 

Over The Years I’ve taken some big whitetails, but just one amazing buck of a lifetime remains a bucket-list item. Chances are I’ll never get him. My failure isn’t for a lack of effort, but shortages of skill, patience, and luck may be key factors.

How Big is “Big”?

Any mature whitetail buck taken free range in fair chase is an awesome animal. Boone and Crockett’s measuring system is the traditional yardstick for North American big game, with whitetails a matter of beam and point length and four circumferences on each side, plus inside spread.

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