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Apr 29, 2018

Richard Bernier is one of those short list legendary deer trackers of the Northeast.  He has devoted most of his life to tracking, studying, lecturing on, and hunting big Maine whitetail buck. The Northeast editor for Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine, Richard's articles and photographs have appeared in nearly every major...


Feb 24, 2018

For some reason central Vermont is home to arguably some of the best deer trackers in country, especially when you throw the Benoit Family into the mix. Rodney Elmer is not exception to this.  I met up with Rodney at a hunting and fishing expo recently and in conversation quickly realized that Rodney was as much into...


Jan 13, 2018

Hunting in multiple semi-local states can be a huge advantage to a deer hunter, especially if some states hold longer seasons.  Henry Moncrief uses this to his advantage as he hunts Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine.  These states, despite their reputation for holding smaller racked bucks compared to...


Jul 15, 2017

The deer drag of a tracker can last for hours. Trackers venture deep into the big woods, on the trail of a mature buck, wherever the track may roam.  By necessity, trackers become some of the most skilled navigational woodsmen on the planet. The ones that don't become skilled with a compass and TOPO map, never came...


Jan 21, 2017

The elements often dictate the best style of hunting for a particular region of the country.  In Maine, tracking is considered by many buck hunters to be one of the most effective methods. When the snow flys, trackers like Hal Blood look for those buck killin' days.  What's interesting is that the tracker rarely...