November 23, 2017

Let Them Know You’re There “Become the Hunted”

Let Them Know You’re There “Become the Hunted” By Barry Dart When I first started hunting Whitetails I had many questions about “how and where” to find and hunt them. With no mentor to guide me I purchased “many” hunting magazines and books which, to this day I still maintain gave me the basics […]

October 25, 2017

Watch Where You Walk

Watch Where You Walk By Barry Dart   It was during the deer hunt of 2011 when I learned a very important lesson about mature bucks.  In the pre-season I started getting pictures of a mature 10 point that was moving in one of the farms I hunt. It was clear he was living there […]

October 10, 2017

A Birds Eye View

A Birds Eye View  By Barry Dart I’ve spent a bunch of years now in the outdoors either on a lake fishing, on a field edge coyote hunting, in a tree stand or ground blind hunting deer, bear and turkeys. In my early hunting years and with no mentor to guide me other then […]

October 4, 2017

Apples Are Essential

Apples Are Essential By Lee Phillips, Excalibur Field Staff Most of you that deer hunt have noticed all of the different types of attractants that are produced to help you lure that big buck in.  Apple products and flavored scents certainly make up a good percentage of these.   Apples themselves are an excellent choice for […]

September 26, 2017

Calling All Bears

“Calling All Bears” By Barry Dart Hunt To Harvest Over the past few years I’ve done an annual and now semi – annual self guided bear hunt in central Ontario which consists of setting up and maintaining bait stations to spark both the curiosity and hunger of the local black bear population here in Kawartha Lakes. […]

August 22, 2017

Keep your Cool

KEEP YOUR COOL By Lee Phillips, Excalibur Field Staff   I drove from my home in Ohio to hunt with Tom and Rhonda Brakke at their place in Iowa. I would be hunting with my friend Wade Derby from Crosshair Consulting, and a couple of his friends. It was obvious that I was the first […]

August 11, 2017


MY “SECOND CHANCE” BUCK By Lee Phillips, Excalibur Field Staff   My friend Wade Derby at Crosshair Consulting sent me a photo of a whitetail buck that had very long brow tines.  I was really impressed with the deer, and soon I made arrangements to go after the buck with Butch and Deb Dick at […]