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With his buck tags filled Pro Staffer Ken Oliver started his doe patrol this weekend. Ken filled his first doe tag of the season this morning with this mature swamp donkey.
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Time for "Doe Patrol"
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Ken Oliver shot this big 10-point with 4 kickers on 11/17/2019 in Orleans County
During archery season using my crossbow, I took my best buck in 13 years. Having a wide rack and great character he was on the hit list. Little did I know I would best that buck 5 days later the 2nd afternoon of gun season with a high 10 pointer sporting bladed brows and 4 kickers. It is definitely a special season harvesting two mature bucks and having captured both of them on film using my Tactacam 5.0.
Pro Staffer Ken Oliver's 10 point buck taken late this afternoon.
Prostaffer, Curtis Berghorn scratched another tag on a good doe tonight with the Tc 25-06 using his tactacam thru the scope view. will see how the video comes thru. bow✓ xbow ✓ and rifle✓ Bucks are chasing. One was toying with him all night staying just inside heavy brush. At the end of the night, this doe presented herself with a can't let it go shot. #Backstraplife
Nice afternoon to be out. Decided to let her pass, looking for her boyfriend.
[11/17/19] Sounds like Pro Staffer Ken Oliver has a buck down!
Gahead and cross it... i dare yah.... i double dog dare ya!!!
[11/16/19] Good Morning everyone. From all of us on the Natures Prize staff. May you shoot straight and have a safe, fun opening day!!
Before a new chapter begins tomorrow for New York's deer season, here's a quick video of Staffer Ken Oliver's shot and recovery of his buck from earlier this week. The shot footage was captured with his Tactacam 5.0 mounted to his crossbow and the follow up recovery video was done using a GoPro.
Good luck to all the hunters and be safe!
Check these screen captures from Staffer Ken Oliver's Tactacam 5.0 when he connected on his mature buck Tuesday morning. The lighted nocks from Nockturnal help show the way just prior to impact of his favorite Swhacker Broadheads.
Staffer Nick Bidwell was able to punch his archery buck tag today with only days left before the regular season opens. Walking to the stand at 1:45pm and spotting this buck 60 yards out after doing a self introduction film. Only 20 yards from the ladder stand. Had a stare down of ~5minutes before being able to click on the release and nock an arrow. Was a 43 yard shot with a small window but was able to capitalize on the moment and drop a rage in the cage. Not the stud deer he was after, letting countless bucks walk during October, but given the moment on these last few days the decision was made.
Staffer Ken Oliver finally put his first deer of the year down this morning using his Barnett Crossbow and Swhacker Broadheads in the frigid temperatures of a passing winter storm. This big 8 point buck "3 Fork" was #1 on the hit list and was also captured on numerous trail cameras through the season. Ken was also able to capture the shot on his mature buck using the Tactacam 5.0 while temps were in the low 20s with his buck going about 75 yards.
Fellow Staffer Tyler Wurthman joined up with Ken to assist with the recovery and work the camera. With many hours involved with both preseason and hunting season, dealing with the weather and lack of deer movement can be tough, but it finally came together.
It can change just like that! Mature buck down for Staffer Ken Oliver this morning. With the ups and downs of deer season, it's definitely nice when you fill your tag with a mature buck your after.
[11/12/19] BBD for Staffer Ken Oliver. Stay tuned!
It was a cold morning and Staffer Ken Oliver saw one deer.
It may cold out, but being out hunting during archery season with snow on the ground seems to make it special. The sun is trying to show itself the stands are a little iced up and I'm hoping the action starts picking up.
Staffer Ken Oliver is out with the crossbow this cold morning. "Hoping for a flip here soon, the deer just aren't cooperating"
The moments when you can’t get in the woods, and your phone goes off, 10 yards away 🤷🏼♂️
Staffer Ken Oliver - I got a little excited while hunting this morning. I got notification on my phone of 18 pics from my new cell cam from Moultrie. This is my first cell camera and I set it up yesterday afternoon. This little buck was the first deer to visit. Pics look great!
The deer are moving. lets see if we can get some tactacam footage of a Victory xbolt sinking in a big boys chest tonight!
Slow morning. Handful of small bucks just wandering around and this guy came right to me. Hope you make it through the season little guy!
Finally made it back out, nice and cozy!
The easy extraction. No muddy water logged drag out here. I this lead doe wasnt going any farther tonight! 30 yard shot and the rage trypan did its job well! Nice fatty backstraps coming up!
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[10/28/19] Another Rage has been released to feast!
Curts having some early evening entertainment. Almost looks to have a split on his right side as a fork off the skull with his main beam. good potential. Come back in a few years bud and the que cards may be different. Small bucks all over chasing does the past few days. The big boys are just starting to show interest here and there. Whats everyone else seeing?
No deer last night for prostaffer Paul Kuss but he did let 2 arrows fly from his Elite Valor and bagged 2 big grey squirrels
Staffer Ken Oliver - A little windy this afternoon, tucked in a lower spot with some protection from the wind. I had a big 8 pointer at 40 yards yesterday afternoon but no shot.
Life is about balance.
Not work/personal life, but deer/duck hunting 😁
Well was able to make it out for another beautiful morning bow hunt. Didn’t see much but did have this little guy come thru. Thought about breaking in the new elite bow with him but he got the chance to live another day. Spent some time sighting in the new savage 220 and man I can’t wait till gun season! Back to the tree stand for the evening hunt
The A-Team pups got it done for Curtis again this morning. Beautiful morning to be out hunting anything. Now back to deer hunting!
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The A-Team managed to find a single bird in the ridiculous wind tonight. Their job is to find them. Curt's is to make sure they have a bird to find after the shot. The pups will sleep like champs tonight. After a bath of course....
Good morning in the fields, searching for pheasants and a beautiful evening to wait on some backstraps!
Bitter sweet opener today for Curtis and his friend Brian Newton. Curts, first hunt without Beau but the A-team of Arrow and Archer did a great job on their first real hunt! Future pheasant slayers! (and mice). After Curtis headed for home, Brian continued with his girl Koa and bagged his two birds on a natural double... or so he says... by the look on Koa's face, we think maybe she just caught them both. Of course no one else was around to say otherwise. We believe you Brian... really.... we do... Joking aside, great job Brian. It was a beautiful morning with a great friend. Untill we hunt together again bud.
New check mark for staffer Nick Bidwell on his 41. Early season hen bluebill.
Good luck to all the WNY duck hunters out there and enjoy this opening weekend.
Can we get an Amen?! Lets see them bucks!!
Staffer Tyler Wurthman connected on a mature doe this morning.
Gotta be out if you want the contest winner! #waitingonafullsend
Who else loves to hunt over bean fields?! Probably one of the best early season spots to be is on soybeans.
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