Dad and I arrived in Jackman on Sunday of the 4th week ahead of a snowstorm. We got our grocery shopping done and settled in early. We spent some time doing some map staring- I last hunted in Jackman 2 years ago, so wasn't sure what had changed and whre we should head. We picked a few spots for ...
BWB would like to welcome Jeff Paradis to the team. As you will see from the tour of his "trophy room ", Jeff is an expert in the art of hunting. Expect to see lots of information as time rolls on from Jeff as he shares his experiences and knowledge.
Instead of listing all the features of the Woodman Arms Muzzleloader, the most reliable muzzleloader on the planet, we want to show you the benefits you would enjoy if you owned one. Order yours today at https://store.bigwoodsbucks.com/muzzleloaders or call Tim at 603-608-7218 for a...
Timmy shares some critical knowledge of how he analyzes a new piece of hunting ground in the Big Woods. Based on his success over the years, it is probably a good idea to you should file away this information with the hopes you might face this challenge this fall and know exactly how Timmy...
The 200 pound standard for a New England buck is one that many trackers chase, including me. In a couple of states, crossing that line will earn you a patch, hence the phrase "Patch Buck". But sometimes life tosses you some twists and turns, and you end up following a different set of stan...
  Our Roots in Conservation A Little History Hunting, for most of the 2.5 million years of human history, was done for survival. About 13,000 years ago, with the advent of agriculture in many locales, hunting became a way to augment the food we grew. Within the last 500 years or so, a...
The Outdoorsman in Trouble – The Untold Story
It was November 1988. Deer season was in full swing and the whitetail rut was on. What should have been the best three weeks of that year had become a dim reminder of what deer season used to be. I was on a three week drinking and drugging binge that left me physically exhausted and mentally low. Up...
Simple Training Strategies for Hunting Performance
On a recent BWB podcast, Hal, Lee, Joe and I discussed “getting in shape” for hunting. A lot of jokes followed and we had a good conversation, discussing things like fitness and mental toughness. I felt like some important details got left out, so hopefully this will help fill in some of...
Maine's Heaviest recorded buck of 2018
At BWB, we appreciate fellow hunters sharing their hunting adventures. Brendan Moore shared a classic Big Woods Hunt which resulted in him killing an absolute giant according to The New England Standard of how much a buck weighed after it is fully field dressed.  Some k...
Is the 30/30 Still Relevant?
Is the 30/30 Still Relevant? Hunting season is just around the corner; you can feel it! The air is crisp and cool, the leaves have begun to turn all manner of colors, and that natural drive to be in the woods has begun. On my way to work this morning I couldn’t help but feel that annual evo...
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