Episode 378, February 19th, 2017
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(Ep. 378, February 19th, 2017) Arrows are flying at the Texas border! See the bow hunts where Grant and the GrowingDeer Pro-Staff bring home the bacon! Along with the javelina and hogs, see the other wildlife unique to this area: blue quail, rattlesnakes, indigo snakes, deer, coyotes, and more! It was a true Texas style bow hunting adventure!
(Ep. 376, February 5th, 2017) Seth and Trace get buck fever while deer hunting in the late season! See how they both find the remedy! Plus, there's a double on the trap line!
(Ep. 375, January 29th, 2017) Deer hunters are deer managers! Managing whitetails also means managing the predator populations. This video kicks off with a "spot on" coyote hunt, then a bow hunt that highlights the need for balancing the predator population, followed by tips for more effective predator trapping.
(Ep. 374, January 22nd, 2017) Ever wonder how to pattern and hunt late season deer? Watch how management, strategy, and trail cameras come together for late season success! First: a bow hunt with Grant where he puts an arrow in two does! Then Daniel self-films a bow hunt in No. Missouri when he fills another doe tag! The episode wraps up with a successful muzzleloader hunt with meat for the freezer!
(Ep. 371, January 1st, 2017) Pro-Staffer Seth Harker has been chasing a buck with "out of this world brow tines": E.T. He hunted E.T. all season and kept shifting hunting strategies in hopes of getting this buck in range. Finally, during the late season E.T. was back. Watch this epic hunt to see Seth's strategy to bring E.T. home!
(Ep. 370, December 24th, 2016) Bow hunting whitetails means developing strategies using weather, wind direction, and scent control to the hunters advantage. As winter sets in we developed our strategies and climbed in the Summits. We had does come into range but with some surprising twists! Watch the hunts plus a few tips for trapping predators in this video.
(Ep. 368, December 11th, 2016) Hunting the rut - bucks chasing does! See Lindsey tag a mature buck on the family farm. It's a top hit list buck that's a real stud for that part of Arkansas! Then Adam and Matt are back in Kansas where they let the arrows fly. Plus, we've got the details of the hunt for mind blowing 260" buck! The episode wraps up with some solid tips and "how to" on trapping nest predators.
(Ep. 365, November 20th, 2016) Success in Kansas with two bow hunt bucks, one is a surprise spot and stalk! Then an old hit list buck goes down at the Proving Grounds in Missouri on opening day of rifle season. Watch the unique hunting strategies and action unfold here as three buck tags are filled.
(Ep. 364, November 13th, 2016) Deer hunting in November rut and the bow hunting action heats up! Watch the hunts where two mature bucks slip into bow range investigating the sounds from the Messenger grunt call. Plus, an old doe makes a Halloween treat!
(Ep. 363, November 6th, 2016) Deer hunting the family farm will never be the same! Years of planning and work pay off for Adam as he arrows a mature buck on his family land. Watch the story of the hunt then stay tuned to see Pops Woods as he doubles up on a fall turkey hunt.
(Ep. 362, October 30th, 2016) Great deer hunting memories were made with the hunts in this video! Watch as this determined 86 year old deer hunter gets his first deer with a cross bow! Plus, a mature Ozark buck comes within Prime range. A few does bite the dirt in the process, don't miss the whitetail hunting action!
(Ep. 361, October 23rd, 2016) The deer hunting action gets agressive: Aging bucks on the hoof, does responding to grunt calls, and threading the needle to get deer in range and down! Then the Kentucky pro staff arrows a nice hit list buck! Followed up with another Kentucky doe down!
(Ep. 360, October 16th, 2016) More daytime activity of bucks makes for great times in the deer stand! Watch the bucks put on a show in the food plot, then see Adam help out the plan to lower the deer population when he arrows a doe. Stay tuned for advice to a Georgia landowner on improving his hunting property.
(Ep. 359, October 9th, 2016) A cold front moves through and gets the deer moving. Watch to see the latest bow hunting success from the Summit treestands. Plus, the habitat management doesn't stop because it's deer season. See how we are boosting our bedding areas for better whitetail habitat.
(Ep. 358, October 2nd, 2016) The 2016 season starts with a BANG! Four hunters, five deer down! The early season is prime time for doe management in Kansas! Plus a nice Kansas buck tagged during early Muzzleloader season! The final hunt has two does down! Don't miss the red hot hunting action!
(Ep. 357, September 25th, 2016) Early season bow hunting challenges and adventures! From Colorado elk hunting to the opening weekend of Missouri archery season - see the hunts unfold here! Plus, learn about an experimental technique used to improve soil health.
(Ep. 356, September 18th, 2016) This is the time of year that brings lot of changes for whitetails. Watch this episode for an explanation of what's going on with deer right now and over the next few weeks. Stay tuned to the end as Grant shares his hard-core practice for shooting his bow. Just as deer are changing, bow hunters need to be primed and ready for quickly changing hunting situations.
(Ep. 324, February 7th, 2016) Fire is probably the #1 way to make most hunting properties more attractive to deer and turkey. Watch as we prepare to manage hundreds of acres of timber and native grass using prescribed fire! Plus: preparation for turkey season has begun! The team shares their new practice techniques for bow hunting turkeys in this video. WARNING: This might get you so excited you'll want to run out and drop a match - please don't. Get some training first.
(Ep. 322, January 24th, 2016) Bow hunting on the last day of deer season and Adam arrows a doe! Watch the hunt come together then see how the team changes their trapping strategies as the winter progresses. Stay tuned to see why Grant prefers to cut cedar to benefit whitetails and other wildlife.
(Ep. 321, January 17th, 2016) Bow hunting on doe patrol in the late season where Adam has a tough call to make when several deer come into range. Plus,a trapping update then the team shows how they make venison brats.
(Ep. 320, January 10th, 2016) Bow hunting whitetails when Seth solves the pattern riddle to arrow a mature hit list buck. In the first bow hunt, Grant takes an opportunity to arrow a turkey. Then in another deer hunt Chase White has a doe down after the smoke clears! Stay tuned to the end for tips on trapping predators and dispatching a skunk.
(Ep. 319, January 3rd, 2016) Bow hunting in the late season and refining strategies based on available food sources. See how the new hunting strategies and cooler temperatures put deer into bow range! Check out this video of bow hunts where Adam arrows a doe and then Matt brings down a Hit List Buck!
(Ep. 317, December 18th, 2015) A brief Christmas greeting then a bow hunt with Dr. Woods where he shares the strategy behind his successful hunt. Next it's opening day of Iowa's Shotgun season when Rory brings down a nice Iowa buck! Stay tuned to the end for tips on making venison summer sausage.
(Ep. 316, December 13th, 2015) Three deer hunts in this episode: Grant has a hit list buck encounter, then the Oklahoma Pro Staff teams get on the board when Daniel arrows a doe. Brecca follows up and tags her first buck! Catch the excitement then stay tuned for tips on predator trapping and making a small food plot.
(Ep. 314, November 29th, 2015) Fast action deer hunting with three hunters and four bucks down! Plus, trapping season is here! It's time to get the Duke traps out!
(Ep. 313, November 22nd, 2015) Rut hunting action in this video! First, a Thanksgiving greeting then on to hunting the Kansas rut! Then bow hunting the Missouri rut with the Coy brothers and Chase White. Plus, Pops gets in the stand and pulls the hammer back for a memorable opening day of rifle season!
(Ep. 312, November 15th, 2015) Youth weekend for deer hunting starts with sighting in the Winchester. Then on the morning of the hunt a buck comes through the fog! Watch Rae Woods make the shot on a nice Ozark buck. Next, Adam's bow hunt where he learns some tough lessons but pulls through for doe management, with 2 does down!
(Ep. 311, November 8th, 2015) A salute to our veterans in honor of Veterans Day. Then it's bow hunting action as Grant takes advantage of pre-rut activity. Watch this episode to see strategy and patience pay off as he arrow's a mature, old buck.
(Ep. 310, November 1st, 2015) ProStaff Team Martin fill a couple of Kansas tags: Lindsey is first on the board with a challenging shot on a doe then Heath arrows a big Kansas buck with the newest Prime bow, The Rize. Stay tuned to the end for tips on maintaining diesel equipment and a preview of next weeks hunt.
(Ep. 309, October 25th, 2015) Iowa opening day bow hunting and ProStaff Ryan and Rory arrow 4 does in an hour! Watch their exciting hunt then see ProStaff Seth and Chase fill an early doe tag before the excitement of antlers coming into range! Plus, making venison jerky and a new shooting lane for rifle season!
(Ep. 308, October 18th, 2015) Bow Hunting Action where patience and planning pay off! Two hunts, two different strategies! Watch as Raleigh, then Daniel, get in the stand and bring home a nice buck and a doe: meat for the freezer!
(Ep. 307, October 11th, 2015) Deer movement picks up when colder temps move in: It's time to put some meat in the freezer and reduce the doe population! Watch two bow hunts with two does arrowed then stay tuned to see a new tactic the team is trying to improve the cover and bedding areas for whitetails.
(Ep. 305, September 27th, 2015) First week of bow season and the team chooses to hunt near a white oak that is dropping acorns. A big, mature buck shows up! The light is fading fast as they work to close the distance. Then on a later hunt a turkey walks into bow range that becomes Thanksgiving dinner!
(Ep. 300, August 23rd, 2015) Celebrating 300 videos by GrowingDeer.tv! Then we focus on the kill zone as deer season gets another week closer: practice ideas for bow hunters, shoot or don't shoot injured bucks, aging a mystery buck, treestand safety, and food plot equipment maintenance.
(Ep. 295, July 19th, 2015) Which arrows to shoot this fall? Lightweight for speed or heavy for punch power? Watch Grant test both types and make his decision. Plus, check out how the food plots are holding up with intense summer browse pressure.
(Ep. 289, June 7th, 2015) Grant shares a technique for bow shooting practice now to be steady in the deer stand next deer season. Then a better way to age bucks, plus improving tree plots for a hunting hot spot this fall.
(Ep. 283, April 26th, 2015) This hunt has Adam and Grant scrambling to get in position for multiple gobblers! Calling the hen pulls one of the gobblers into range for a 45.3 yard shot on a real limb hanger! Then it's a Kansas road trip for Heath and Lindsey as they bow hunt Eastern/Rio hybirds.
(Ep. 271, February 1st, 2015) Lindsey has been trying to get a buck with her bow for 2 years! Watch this episode to see the hunt where she finally gets her first buck with a bow. Then Grant and Adam are back in the stand for the last hunt of the season - it's their most exciting deer hunt of the year.
(Ep. 270, January 25th, 2015) Seth takes his 6 year old son, Trace, deer hunting where he harvests his first deer! Then Seth goes bow hunting. He arrows 2 does! Next, step by step instructions on making a flat set for trapping coyotes. This is possibly the best "how to" on trapping coyotes by professional trapper Clint Cary.
(Ep. 269, January 18th, 2015) It's late in the deer season with management goals still to be reached. A big doe gets broadside in a food plot and Adam doesn't hesitate to put an arrow in her! In another hunt, the hit list buck "Two Face" shows. Watch these hunts plus more cold weather trapping tips.
(Ep. 264, December 14th, 2014) Heath and Lindsey hit the road in search of big bucks in Kansas and Iowa. The team hunts hard for several days and several trips. Heath harvests a doe for the freezer then drills a nice Kansas buck with his G5 Prime bow.
(Ep. 261, November 23rd, 2014) The rut action heats up as the weather cools down for the best deer hunting of the season! Grant has a hot stand location between acorns and a bedding area where he takes a doe while bow hunting. Then on opening day of gun season, Rae Woods scores again - this time on a nice buck!
(Ep. 260, November 16th, 2014) Rae Woods harvests a mature doe over the 2014 youth weekend for deer hunting. Then Grant and the team travel to Kentucky where Grant helps the landowner by harvesting a doe, passing a 3 year old buck, and planting trees for habitat improvement!
(Ep. 259, November 9th, 2014) Managing whitetails with a bow as Grant, Adam, and Raleigh are on the board! Raleigh's first archery kill is a nice 3 year old buck!
(Ep. 256, October 19th, 2014) Adam gets his first doe for the season, plus: Big Bear down in Arkansas by Pro-staffer Heath Martin
(Ep. 255, October 12th, 2014) Two (2) doe harvests as Grant and then Adam Brooke put some venison on the ground, plus: Road trip to Wisconsin to advise a fellow hunter on how to improve his deer hunting property.
(Ep. 253, September 28th, 2014) "Sit Down, Shut Up, And Hunt!" A nice buck is tagged in a Self-Filmed hunt by Prostaffer Seth Harker, plus: Grant puts fresh meat in the freezer when he sets his sights on a Mature Doe
(Ep. 251, September 14th, 2014) Early Kentucky archery season and a mature buck down! Plus: Detailed steps for preparing that trophy for the taxidermist: Caping out the buck
(Ep. 217, January 20th, 2014) Cold Weather Brings Deer Out For Bow Hunting, Plus: Why Trapping Is Important
(Ep. 216, January 13th, 2014) 2 Doe Kills Mean Venison For The Freezer, Plus: Tips For Trapping In Frozen Ground
(Ep. 213, December 23rd, 2013) Seth & Aaron Arrow A Buck Of A Lifetime
(Ep. 209, November 25th, 2013) Hunting In Northern Missouri During Prime Time Rut And It's Worth The Trip!
(Ep. 208, November 18th, 2013) Kable Punches His Buck Tag In Indiana Plus: Kentucky Deer Hunting With Bucks All Around!
(Ep. 206, November 4th, 2013) The Hunt For An Old Whitetail Buck That Had Eluded Grant For Many Years: Split Brow
(Ep. 205, October 28th, 2013) Bucks In Range: Shoot or Don't Shoot? Plus 3 Does Down!
(Ep. 204, October 21st, 2013) Two Bucks. Two Guys. One Bow. Once In A Lifetime Hunt! Plus, Doubling Up On Does!
(Ep. 202, October 7th, 2013) An Oak Raining Acorns Pulls Several Bucks And Does Into Bow Range. Watch To See What Happens!
(Ep. 200, September 23rd, 2013) Big Bucks & Does In Kentucky, Shoot or Don't Shoot?
(Ep. 199, September 16th, 2013) Targeting Several Big, Older Bucks For Hunting This Season, Plus: Fall Food Plots & Shot Placement Tips
(Ep. 180, May 6th, 2013) Two Nebraska Toms Down, A Key Food Plot Tip, Then A Frosty Missouri Gobbler Struts His Stuff
(Ep. 165, January 21st, 2013) Arrows Flyin' & Does Dropping, Plus How To Measure The Quality Of Your Food Plot Forage
(Ep. 162, December 31st, 2012) Bobcat, Whitetail and Wild Turkey -- An Awesome Hunt With The Redneck Blind Crew
(Ep. 160, December 17th, 2012) Coyote Trapping Tips And A Successful Late Season Bow Hunt - Doe Down!
(Ep. 158, December 3rd, 2012) Aging Bucks On The Hoof - Is He A Shooter? Plus Late Season Food Plot Strategies
(Ep. 154, November 4th, 2012) Drastic Weather Changes Bring Intense And Up Close Deer Hunting Action!
(Ep. 153, October 29th, 2012) Bow Hunting Success In Two States! Pus - What To Look For To Determine EHD In Harvested Deer
(Ep. 152, October 22nd, 2012) An Exciting Week With Bow Hunting Action: Doe Harvest And The Buck Known As "The Thang"
(Ep. 150, October 8th, 2012) Bow Hunting Whitetails: Reconyx Shows A Deadly Pattern Then A North Wind Lets Us Close The Deal
(Ep. 148, September 24th, 2012) Tips For Hunting In Early Bow Season Plus More Fall Food Plots Tips!
(Ep. 112, January 16th, 2012) Adam's Late Season Bow Hunt In His Search For The Hit List Buck
(Ep. 108, December 19th, 2011) Hunting Whitetails in Crop Land Versus Forested Land.
(Ep. 107, December 12th, 2011) The Predator Becomes the Prey When a Bobcat Comes Into Range; Plus Tips for Trapping Raccoons
(Ep. 106, December 5th, 2011) A Busy Week in Bow Season: Big Buck Legend, Doe for the Freezer and Predator Trapping
(Ep. 103, November 14th, 2011) Aging Bucks on the Hoof, Food Plot Tips, and a Doe Harvest
(Ep. 102, November 7th, 2011) Matt's hunting skills are put to the test for this nice Missouri buck.
(Ep. 101, October 31st, 2011) An Exciting Hunt With a Hit List Buck at Three Yards
(Ep. 100, October 24th, 2011) Cadiz, KY Bow Hunt: Successful Hunt Yields a Mature Buck
(Ep. 99, October 17th, 2011) Tips and Strategies for Bow Hunting a New Property
(Ep. 98, October 10th, 2011) Early Season Missouri Bow Hunt: 2 Does Down
(Ep. 96, September 26th, 2011) Week 1of Whitetail Archery Season: Hunting Strategies and Fall Food Plot Tips
(Ep. 84, July 4th, 2011) A Tactic for Harvesting Mature Bucks
(Ep. 56, December 20th, 2010) Bow Hunting Tactics: Late Season Deer Activity and Rut Behavior
(Ep. 55, December 13th, 2010) Grant's bow hunting and a coyote comes within bow range. Coyote predation reduce fawn survival by 60% as shown by scientific studies. Watch how this hunt plays out.
(Ep. 51, November 15th, 2010) Hunting Questions & Quests: Hit List Bucks and Treestand Placement
(Ep. 50, November 8th, 2010) Missouri Bow Hunting: The Z7 Delivers a Hit List Buck!
(Ep. 49, November 1st, 2010) Challenging Bow Hunts Plus Hunting Tips For Creating A Deer Funnel
(Ep. 48, October 25th, 2010) The Keys To A Successful Bow Hunt of A Great Kansas Buck... Observing, Learning, Killing
(Ep. 47, October 18th, 2010) Shed Antlers Found Of A Deer Hunter's Dream: Now It's Time To Hunt A Walking World Record Buck
(Ep. 45, October 4th, 2010) Healthy Deer, Bigger Bucks: Managing the Deer Herd Means Harvesting Bucks & Does
(Ep. 43, September 20th, 2010) Early Season Bow Hunting Challenges Plus More Food Plot Tips
(Ep. 26, May 24th, 2010) Challenging and Exciting Times Chasing Long Beards
(Ep. 24, May 10th, 2010) Best Spring Food Plot Planting Tips: No Till Planting Plus Exciting Turkey Hunts
(Ep. 7, January 9th, 2010) Bow Hunting In Big Buck Country: Knox County, Illinois
(Ep. 2, November 12th, 2009) Bow Hunting: Lessons Learned From Hunting Big Bucks