Midwest Whitetail Daily - Reed

Midwest Whitetail Daily - Reed

25 Episodes

Follow Mike Reed through the season as he finds, patterns and attempts to harvest bucks.

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Midwest Whitetail Daily - Reed
  • Mike's Blog: Urban Zone Effort

    Episode 1

    Mike continues to hunt hard in the urban zone hoping to fill his buck tag. While the deer movement has been generally slow, Mike does encounter a mature buck with a unique rack from a distance.

  • Mike's Blog: Urban Zone, Lockdown Phase

    Episode 2

    Despite the unfavorable conditions, Mike pushes on in an attempt to fill his urban buck tag. The guys log time in the tree and encounter multiple deer including an up and comer buck.

  • Mike's Blog: 200" Giant Dies In River

    Episode 3

    Just two weeks after Mike harvested his biggest buck to date he is back on the river bottom farm chasing "Marino". After a slow start to the day, Mike hears grunting in the distance followed by the sound of chasing. They are headed in his direction.

  • Mike’s Blog: Urban Zone Rut Hunt

    Episode 4

    After another slow hunt Mike decides to give the river bottom farm a break, following the morning hunt the guys head to the urban zone in hopes of wrapping a tag around a mature buck.

  • Mike's Blog: Last Minute Action, After Marino

    Episode 5

    Following a slow morning hunt on the river bottom farm the guys change locations anticipating deer movement as they make their way out to nearby cut crop fields.

  • Mike's Blog: Mystery Buck Moves In, Sherman Missing

    Episode 6

    After hunting "Sherman" on multiple north winds with no success and few trail camera pictures Mike gets the southwest wind he had been waiting for. In addition the guys make an afternoon hunt back at the river bottom farm in search of "Marino".

  • Mike's Blog: Sherman's Bedroom

    Episode 7

    As "Sherman's" pattern begins to deteriorate with the rut closing in, Mike makes an aggressive move on his target buck. Hunting the fringes and interior of the primary bedding area makes for a few action packed hunts as the guys hope to encounter "Sherman" on the hoof.

  • Mike's Blog: Future Targets, After Sherman

    Episode 8

    Just two days after harvesting one of his biggest bucks to date, Mike heads to a different property in hopes of having an encounter with "Sherman". As the sun rises they have multiple encounters with up and comer bucks Mike has on camera.

  • Mike's Blog: Pre Rut Booner

    Episode 9

    Mike heads to the river bottom farm hoping to catch one of his hit list bucks cruising during daylight hours. After a slow morning, he moves to a new location to intercept the movement to newly picked ag fields. Right before dark, a familiar face comes into range presenting Mike with a shot.

  • Mike's Blog: Pre Rut Deer Movement

    Episode 10

    After checking multiple trail cameras on his new farm Mike heads to a secluded Frigid Forage plot where mature buck activity is at an all time high.

  • Mike's Blog: First Chase

    Episode 11

    Mike and Jake slip in to a creek bottom pinch where they believe one of Mike's target bucks is spending most of his time. While they never do catch up with the buck they were looking for, they observe a really good three year old chasing a doe through the beans.

  • Mike's Blog: Cold Front Action Continues

    Episode 12

    With a major cold front still lingering, Mike heads to the stand in an effort to catch a mature deer on his feet. The guys observe steady action throughout the night as multiple young bucks and does filter out of the bedding area into surrounding corn and bean fields.

  • Mike's Blog: First Mature Buck Encounter

    Episode 13

    Despite a slow hunt out of the same stand a week prior Mike decides to give the set one last chance before moving to another location on the farm. As multiple bucks and does filter into the rye field, a heavy 8 makes his way towards the guys while working scrapes.

  • Mike's Blog: First Hunt for Sherman, Hectic Night

    Episode 14

    Mike's first sit on a farm close to home for a buck he calls Sherman is eventful, but with kayakers, 4-wheelers and target shooters making racket, it's not the action he's hoping for.

  • Mike's Blog: First Sit for the Big 10

    Episode 15

    With a major cold front passing through Iowa, Mike decides to make the long drive to his small farm in the southern part of the state. He hopes that the front will be enough to get one of his top bucks, a big 10-pointer he knows well, up on his feet during daylight.

  • Mike's Blog: First Deer On The New Farm

    Episode 16

    For the first hunt of Bella’s youth season, Mike decides to head to the new farm and sit in a Redneck blind he recently moved. With multiple food sources in front of them, he expects the deer to make their way into range presenting Bella with a great shot opportunity. It doesn’t take long before ...

  • Mike's Blog: Urban Zone Success

    Episode 17

    Following a few slow hunts in the urban zone due to warm weather and increased hunting pressure Mike is able to harvest three mature does in an effort to secure his urban zone buck tag for the 2020 deer season.

  • Mike's Blog: Urban Zone Hang & Hunt

    Episode 18

    Remembering that he killed on September 17th of 2017, Mike heads back to the same tree in the urban zone in hopes of repeating history or at least filling a couple of doe tags.

  • Mike's Blog: Urban Zone Opener

    Episode 19

    After some unavoidable circumstances keep him out of the tree on the opening afternoon, Mike kicks off his Iowa season in the urban zone the next day.

  • Mike's Blog: On the Board in Kentucky

    Episode 20

    After multiple encounters and several grueling sits in 100 degree heat, Mike's quest for an early season Kentucky whitetail comes to a close.

  • Mike's Blog: Long Hours in Kentucky

    Episode 21

    Follow along as Mike Reed continues to grind it out in the Kentucky heat as he seeks to fill his first tag of the season. After his recent encounter with the "Siri Buck" ended poorly,  Mike heads back to the same tree in high hopes of getting a second chance to close the chapter on this elusive b...

  • Mike's Blog: Siri Ruins Hunt

    Episode 22

    Mike Reed has a very close call with a great buck in KY that might well have found his way into the freezer if not for Mike's cellphone!

  • Mike's Blog: Kentucky Opener

    Episode 23

    Mike heads down to Kentucky for the first hunt of the 2019 season in hopes of harvesting a mature velvet buck. Along the way with the help of intern Grant, Mike gains access to a farm offering refuge to multiple patternable bucks.

  • Mike's Blog: Food Plot Reset, New Faces

    Episode 24

    After multiple years of managing a property close to his home, Mike takes the time to reset all of the food plots. Starting with burning, disking, and lastly planting, Mike prepares multiple small green sources for the upcoming season. Then he deploys multiple Cuddeback cameras to gather an inven...