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Owen's Blog: Time to Get Started - Cold Front Action
With the recent cold front pushing through Iowa, Owen decides it's time to hunt. The northwest wind sets up perfect to target the buck he calls "Flyers." The action heats up fast when a beautiful buck steps into the clover just after the hunt begins.
With a forecast west wind and recent cold front, Owen decides to make a move and target "Crabs." The plans change on the way to the stand when he realizes the wind has too much south in it. He chooses to sit a stand that still falls in the buck's range hoping to to have his first encounter of the...
Despite not seeing a deer the previous evening, Owen heads to the same blind hoping to finally see "Uno" in person. The buck has been showing up in daylight every 4 to 5 days on camdera, and it's been 5 days since the last picture. Owen also updates us on the "Flyer", and offers a possible reason...
Owen heads to the same blind that his daughter Paige harvested a great buck out of only a month ago, hoping to see Blades or Flyers. On the way, he shows how mowing trails has helped play into his past success and then discusses his thoughts on calling from a blind.
With the wrong wind to hunt the buck Owen calls "Crabs," he decides to hunt a blind where he encountered the buck multiple times last season. As soon as the guys get to the blind, they're covered up in deer from start to finish.
Fighting the wind and rain, Owen heads in trying to lay eyes on the buck he calls "Crabs" for a second night in a row. The action is fairly slow but Owen is shocked to hear a deer vocalization he has never heard before.
Determined to see "Uno", Owen heads in for a morning hunt to the corn plot where he has gotten him on trail camera the most. In the afternoon, Owen decides for a change of scenery and heads in for "Flyers."
Trying to lay eyes on “Trey,” Owen heads to the plot he put in this past summer specifically for him. For the afternoon’s hunt, Owen heads back in for “Crabs,” the buck he saw in this same food plot a couple nights ago.
With unseasonably cool temperatures, Owen decides to head back to the same Redneck Blind he killed "Crabs" out of a few nights before. Owen is very curious to see if another mature buck has recently moved in to what used to be "Crabs" home turf.