The Big Woods Bucks Podcast

Come explore the big woods and timber in North America with Master Maine Guide and deer tracker Hal Blood. Listen to Hal and co-hosts and Maine guides Lee Libby and Joe Kruse as they unlock the secrets to big woods whitetails. Each episode will provide insights into the tried and true system Hal has used for the last 40 years to hunt big woods bucks. Listen to Hal's legendary adventures and learn how to apply a lifetime's worth of lessons from the big woods to your own hunting and outdoor adventures.

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122 | “Recap of Rick Labbe’s Last Few Hunts This Past Year”

Monday, March 06, 2023
122 | “Recap of Rick Labbe’s Last Few Hunts This Past Year”
  • Rick shares details of some of his last hunts and it is jam packed with tips and some close encounters.
  • When you feel you are close is when the wind game starts.
  • 20 to 25 ft bounds going down hill off mountain is a big buck.
  • Buck just knew that a road was there, so he paralleled the road for a 1 ½ miles then swung back up the mountain.
  • When do binoculars come in handy?
  • Deep snow stressed deer out and probably caused them to lose antlers early.
  • Sneak and peek into the wind.
  • Yut, Yut I think so!!!
  • Knocking snow way up high buck probably has a high rack.
  • 2023 Spring Thaw Tickets go on sale – only 50 available to buy them online now. 2023 Spring Thaw Tickets
  • Don’t forget to use the discount code for your onX membership. Go to on and enter discount code bwb for 20% discount. Please keep important feedback. Please use the link below. The Big Woods Team…


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