Ep. 380: Dad's First Bow Buck and the Back 40 Transformation

10.15.2020 - By Wired To Hunt Podcast

Download our free app to listen on your phone

Today on the show we've got the roller coaster story of Year 2 on the Back 40 and my father's recent hunt there which ended with his first kill with a bow and his biggest buck to date.
Topics discussed:

What worked and what didn't work for habitat improvements in Year 1 of the Back 40

Why our plots failed

Why we didn't see as much deer activity as expected the first year

How we improved our fields in Year 2

The new food plot plan

The power of bees

The incredible change in trailcam results in Year 2

My father's journey as a bowhunter

Dealing with a vision impairment and hunting

An exciting but disappointing Night #1 on the Back 40

Lessons learned from a missed opportunity

My dad's first bow kill and takeaways from the "best hunting trip of his life"

Connect with Mark Kenyon and MeatEater
Mark Kenyon on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook
MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube
Shop MeatEater Merch
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

More episodes from Wired To Hunt Podcast