Oak Creek Monster Buck Tracker 6-1-2017

As the end of May passes us by, the bucks are still doing great. We still believe this is going to be the best season to date as the bucks are well ahead of last years record breaking season.

 

So far we are very happy with both the Bushnell TrophyCam HD Aggressors and Reconyx Ultrafire cameras. They both have superb quality of photo and video. If you are in need of new cameras or any other sporting goods, Denny Dennis Sporting Goods in St. Louis is our spot of choice. Tell him Oak Creek sent you.M2E179A1L236-168.5910034-168.5910034

This season the Hunter’s Specialties Vita Rack Clover food plots are doing tremendously. It is already over boot top high and drawing in the deer and other animals in huge numbers.

Is anyone else seeing good bucks yet? We would like to see the bucks of your area, post photos in the comment area if you would like to share. Keep checking back with us as we will be posting photos on our other social media pages and in the weekly Monster Buck Tracker blog.

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Would you like to extend your season? There are a limited number of spots available on both ranches, and also a few elk and sika hunts available.  Call now to get information on these great hunts, 573-943-6644, or go to our website, www.oakcreekwhitetailranch.com.

February at the Ranch

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Young buck dropped at the Lick Site.

February has been great at the ranch, we have found some amazing sheds, checked the cams and been watching several young bucks that have not dropped yet. It has been a very busy time as we are now getting ready to plant our food plots, fix the roads and everything that the winter had messed up.

It has been a couple of days since we have had a chance to go out and shed hunt, but it looks to be slowing down. There have been only a few showing up on the cams with the headgear. For more sheds we have found this season click here!pict0163

The food plots held up great throughout the winter and the deer are looking really good as they come out of the hard times of winter. They have gained back most of the weight they had lost and are getting ready to grow their monster racks and have their fawns. Make sure to keep watching the blog and our other media pages as they spring and summer progress.

One of the younger elk and a sika are still holding their headgear also. Hopefully we will be able to find them when they do finally drop.

 

PICT0474.jpgOne of the best things about running the cameras all year long is getting to see all the different animals that use our camera traps. We have been seeing quite a few turkey on the ranch and it is getting us itching for turkey season.

 

 

Our first hunts will again be in the middle of August as we will be hunting monster whitetails in velvet for a few exclusive hunts. If you were thinking about joining us for the premier velvet hunt in the country, the spots are filling up quickly.

There are a limited number of spots available on both ranches, and also a few elk and sika hunts available.  Call now to get information on these great hunts, 573-943-6644, or go to our website, www.oakcreekwhitetailranch.com.

 

 

 

Show Season is Over, Time for Shed Hunting

screen-shot-2017-02-01-at-11-38-45-amWe would like to thank everyone who came by and saw us at the conventions this season. It was great seeing you and catching up.

Both DSC and SCI went great and we had good weather for the trips there and back.

We have begun to find some sheds and they are really giving us great expectations for 2017 and upcoming years. We have cameras out year round to monitor our herds, so as soon as we get photos with dropped antlers, we start looking. Two weeks in we have found some great sheds. Check out these, and let us know what you think!

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This set scored almost 200″net. In the photos he was at least 25″ wide inside. He will be something to really watch in the 2017 season. We may have the next Typical Record!

This monster typical set scored 194”. With photos we have of him, he looked to be over 25” wide. Just imagine this monster buck walking under your stand next season. Going around 225-230” this time, what do you think he will score next season? Could we have the next Typical World Record Buck? Oh and we are still waiting on a bigger typical to drop. Stay tuned to Facebook and our other social media pages to see the sheds as they come in.

Our first hunts will again be in the middle of August as we will be hunting monster whitetails in velvet for a few exclusive hunts. If you were thinking about joining us for the premier velvet hunt in the country, the spots are filling up quickly. Give us a call today, 573-943-6644

Now it is time to laser focus on getting everything ready for the 2017 season. We are cleaning up, this winter has been pretty hard on the trees with the wind and ice we have had. It seems like there is always something that needs working on.

There are a limited number of spots available on both ranches, and also a few elk and sika hunts available.  Call now to get information on these great hunts, 573-943-6644, or go to our website, www.oakcreekwhitetailranch.com.

Pending #1 Typical Muzzleloader Whitetail

Last week, one of our hunters at Oak Creek had the chance to harvest the buck of a lifetime. It is the pending #1 Midwestern Typical Whitetail Deer taken with a muzzleloader. The monster Missouri whitetail scored 211″ net and had a 230+ inch gross score.

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Make sure to come by Booth 459 at the Dallas Safari Club Convention, Jan 5-8, to see this amazing animal.

To see the other magnificent bucks harvested this season on the main ranch, click here. To see the bucks from Oak Creek 2, click here. To see previous record book deer in both Typical and Non-Typical categories, click here.

If you would like to know more about going on your hunt of a lifetime, contact us at 573-943-6644. You can also reach us through our website, www.oakcreekwhitetailranch.com, or our social media sites.

Oak Creek Monster Buck Tracker 12-8

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With the last month of season here, we are still hunting hard at Oak Creek and our hunters are harvesting some really great deer. This season has been amazing and the deer are breaking records left and right.

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Pending #1 Non-Typical Crossbow Midwestern Whitetail in the SCI Recordbook

The Non-Typical Crossbow record fell three times in less than a month. There have been several bucks over the 400 inch mark this year and as we moved into December the average deer harvested on the main ranch was 259″ and on Oak Creek 2 it was 193″, both well above any previous year to date.

This season the ladies have been striking gold with some monster bucks.

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With the cold weather finally getting here we are starting to see more of the monster bucks hitting the Hunter’s Specialties Vita Rack Clover food plots during the daylight hours.

During the photo tours we are seeing a good amount of bucks and getting the opportunity for a lot of quality photos.

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Make sure you don’t miss any of our new videos from this year’s hunting season. We have added a few new ones in the last couple of weeks to our YouTube page. While you are there make sure to click on the subscribe button, so you never miss another great video.

Call now to get information on these great hunts and also to get information about the 2017 seasons, 573-943-6644, or go to our website, www.oakcreekwhitetailranch.com.

Oak Creek Monster Buck Tracker 10-28

This week has been really good on the cameras. We are seeing several bucks that have not been caught before and they are starting to move really good. Within the next week and a half or so, we should be seeing the rut activity start up. Click here to see more Main Ranch Trail Cam photos and here to see photos from Oak Creek 2.

The Hunter’s Specialties Vita Rack Clover is really drawing the deer both night and day. We use it in most of our food plots and are having great success with it.

Another product we are using this season is the HS Vita Rack LickSite. We believe it has been a big reason for the growth and health of our deer.

Both the main ranch and Oak Creek 2 really exploded on the cams this week. The big bucks are coming out of the thick timber now more and more. Rut is not far off.  The guides have seen several bucks chasing does around already.

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Oak Creek 2

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Would you like to extend your season? There are a limited number of spots available on both ranches, and also a few elk and sika hunts available.  Call now to get information on these great hunts, 573-943-6644, or go to our website, www.oakcreekwhitetailranch.com.

Record breaking first month!

JM 426web.jpgThe first month of season has came and went and at Oak Creek, we are having one of our best years ever. We started hard horn hunting on September 15. Both ranches are well above the average for the year and we are seeing some beautiful deer coming in.

On the main ranch, we have seen the pending #6 Non-Typical Midwestern Whitetail harvested, 426”, and another 6 over 300”. The average here is 263 6/8”. It seems everyday we see another record book buck come in off the main ranch. To see the record book bucks of Oak Creek, Click Here!

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jontuggle5x7webOak Creek 2 has had one deer over 300” and five more over the 200” mark. That bring OC2 to four bucks over 300” and 27 bucks over 200” in the last two years. The average for the first month of hunting is 210 5/8” on Oak Creek 2.

The 300″ buck was very unique as it was growing two extra antlers on the right side. One right above the eye and another between the main antler and the eye.

Would you like to extend your season? There are a limited number of spots available on both ranches, and also a few elk and sika hunts available.  Call now to get information on these great hunts, 573-943-6644, or go to our website, www.oakcreekwhitetailranch.com.