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.

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.

Oak Creek Monster Buck Tracker July 19th, 2016

This week was a extremely successful time capturing the bucks on the ranch. They were really coming in well to the food plots. It is amazing what some rain will do.

We got some really nice young bucks showing up now. The guides are estimating these bucks at two years of age. The upcoming seasons for the next couple of years are going to be amazing with prospects like these coming up.

For those of you who like a big main frame eight pointer, check out the monster. He is one of the biggest eights we have seen for quite awhile.

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On the other cam we caught a big group of mature bachelor bucks. From really big typicals to huge non-typicals this group has everything hunting dreams are made of.

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No matter what kind of deer is your favorite, wide, tall, typical, drop tines, non-typical, your dream deer is going to be at Oak Creek this season. Our season starts in August with our limited velvet hunts and goes until the end of December. For more information on the deer or your hunt of a lifetime, give us a call anytime @ 573-943-6644.

Be sure to come back next week as we continue to update the 2016 Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch Monster Buck Tracker. We look forward to sharing the future bucks we see.