About Mike

The day that I took my first deer was the day that I knew that hunting wasn't a hobby, it was a way of life. From that moment onward I've made it a purpose to devote every ounce of time learning more about hunting game across the country.

 

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Mike Reeber

My outdoor adventures started back in the hardwood ridges of the northeast back in the early 90's. For the most part I hunted deer and turkey, with the occasional squirrel hunt sprinkled in along the way. It didn't take me long to realize that hunting wasn't just a weekend activity, it was in my blood and something that I couldn't live without. As the seasons rolled by, I began to expand what I hunted and eventually relocated to Texas where doing something hunting related is part of my daily routine. This site is home to my adventures, links to my favorite wild game recipes and thoughts on today's pressing topics within the hunting community.

September 11, 2016

​As I sit here thinking about the next few months and the hunts that'll take place, I'm stuck thinking about the past and how much I've learned with each passing whitetail season. Learning to be a successful deer hunter takes time. In fact, every season is a new year to learn more.  To learn more about yourself and to learn more about the area that you're hunting.

The first few years that I thought I had a good grasp on everything deer hunting were some of the most unsuccessful seasons of my life. Just when I thought that I knew hunting, whitetails and even my  favorite local spot, I didn't have the slightest clue. Like so many passionate hunters, I too learned the hard way. All that all we can do to be better each season is to continue to learn every single thing we can about the deer you plan to hunt....

August 5, 2016

Seems like every other page in your favorite hunting magazine has to do with deer management and steps on how to turn your property into a whitetail powerhouse.  But as we all know, it’s one thing to preach it and completely different to practice it.  This past weekend I hunted at my Uncle’s ranch in the Texas Hill Country where he’s implemented quality management for over 20 years.  From planting nutritious food sources to honestly holding back on bucks that need another year or two, the results speak for themselves.  Though having an effective program in place makes a gigantic difference on the caliber deer you see, sometimes it makes for a tough break.

Opening day of the Texas gun season kicked off this past Saturday and unfortunately, most of Central Texas was being hit, yet again with more rain.  With temperatur...

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