Professional outfitter/guide (Alberta Hunting Adventures), outdoor writer, seminar speaker, co-host of Canadian Outdoorsman TV, and wildlife awareness & conflict management consultant (Wild Encounters Ltd.).
Talk to any diehard deer hunter, and you'll hear stories of giant bucks with one common theme: most of them got away. Why? Because they're smart.
If antler size – and the almighty score – are a priority, then we really don't want to make a mistake when we decide to hit the switch.
Throughout that time, I've learned there are certain things every skilled guide should – and should not – do to prepare for their client's hunt.