Midwest Whitetail Daily - Bill Winke

Midwest Whitetail Daily - Bill Winke

4 Seasons

Follow Bill Winke's hunting season. Every day. Every hunt. This series includes all the strategy adjustments required to keep up with changing conditions throughout an entire season.

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Midwest Whitetail Daily - Bill Winke
  • The Inside Corner Stand | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 1

    S1.E22. In the final episode of the treestand series, Bill Winke talks about how hunting the inside corner of a field can naturally control the deer movement and can be a very effective location to hunt.

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  • Treestand Evolution Over Time | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 2

    S1.E21. In this episode, Bill Winke shows us how the evolution of a stand can put you in the perfect tree. After hunting this area throughout the years, Winke adjusted his stand placement according to the deer movement, and was finally able to pin down the perfect location.

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  • When Blinds Are Better | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 3

    S1.E20. After hunting this stand throughout the years, Bill Winke talks about why he decided to switch to a Redneck blind rather than hunting out of a treestand in this particular field.

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  • No Safe Wind for This Spot | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 4

    S1.E19. Winke continues his treestand maintenance. The latest spot didn't work out as well as he'd hoped. He quickly learned there was no safe wind to hunt out of this tree.

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  • Bowhunting in Big Ag Fields | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 5

    S1.E18. Bill continues his treestand maintenance and heads to a stand overlooking a big field. Here he explains why spots like this can be beneficial to hunt, and also the difficulties one may have while archery hunting large fields.

  • Typical Morning Rut Stand Breakdown | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 6

    S1.E17. Bill heads to what he refers to as a "typical morning rut stand." Here, he has had good action over the years and he discusses what key factors this spot offers.

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  • Ultimate Bedding Area Stand | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 7

    S1.E16. Bill heads to one of his favorite stands on the farm. Located close to home, it allows for quick access to an ultimate bedding area stand. Here, he harvested Jamie back in 2010.

  • Hunting Creek-Bottom Bucks | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 8

    S1.E15. Bill continues his treestand maintenance and heads to a location located along a creek bottom. Although he has never hunted this spot, there have been a couple of nice bucks taken here throughout the years.

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  • The Sidehill Stand | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 9

    S1.E14. Bill heads to two stand locations and shares why one of them seemed to be the perfect setup, and the other not so much. Here, he targeted "Big Jr." back in 2015.

  • The "Old Reliable" Stand | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 10

    S1.E13. Bill continues his treestand maintenance and heads to a location that earned it's name throughout the years. (And for good reason.) Here, he harvested "Daggers" in 2011.

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  • The Perfect Bow Stand | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 11

    S1.E12. This stand location is ideal for creating the close-range shots that bowhunters need to be consistently successful. This small plot produces action both morning and evening. Learn why it's as good as it is.

  • The Ultimate Ditch Crossing | Bill Winke Tree Stand Location Series

    Episode 12

    S1.E11. Bill Winke continues his treestand maintenance and heads to a stand that has had some action throughout the years. Here, he discusses why hunting ditch crossings can be very beneficial.

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  • Pulling Stands Without Good Exit Routes | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 13

    S1.E10. Bill Winke originally set this stand in 2009 to hunt "The Double G4 Buck." But, getting out at the end of legal shooting time was tough. It proved too intrusive, so we stopped hunting it.

  • Gate Gap Bucks | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 14

    S1.E9. Bill continues his treestand maintenance and heads to a location on the farm that he has had good success throughout the years. Here, he has harvested multiple bucks with the most recent being "The Wide 10" back in 2017.

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  • Two-Stand Squeeze Play | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 15

    S1.E8. Bill Winke discusses why small adjustments to stand locations can be crucial for successful hunts. Winke heads to an area where he has two different treestand sets within 30 yards. Here, he discusses why small adjustments to your stand locations are so important.

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  • This One Wasn't a Winner | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 16

    S1.E7. Bill Winke continues his treestand maintenance and heads to a stand he's only hunted one time. Here, he tells why he targeted the "Lone Oak Buck" in this spot. It didn't pan out. And here's why.

  • Ridge-Top Bedding Areas | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 17

    S1.E6. Bill Winke heads to a treestand he's hunted many times throughout the years. Here, he's encountered many good bucks without shot opportunities, but discusses why hunting these ridge-top bedding areas can be very beneficial when bowhunting big bucks.

    1:30 Winke recaps several close calls h...

  • The Skinny Plot | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 18

    S1.E5. Bill Winke discusses how great access and staging plots can produce some of the best treestand locations. To help illustrate, WInke heads to the Skinny Plot and discusses uses hunts from the past to show what he's talking about. One such buck he harvested in 2016, nicknamed "Skinny," is a ...

  • The Bottleneck Hunting Spot Bust | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 19

    S1.E4. Bill Winke discusses a stand location in a bottleneck that seems to have it all. But does it? Nope. It doesn't check all of the boxes, and hasn't proven itself throughout the years. Here, he explains what this stand location offers and the changes that might have caused bucks to lose inter...

  • Staging Plot Stands | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 20

    S1.E3. Bill Winke heads to a stand that's proven to be great throughout the years. It overlooks a staging area. Here, he encountered the "No Name Ten" and explains why hunting staging area food plots can create the close-range shots archery hunters seek.

    0:30 Winke begins by talking about stagin...

  • Secondary Ridges | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 21

    S1.E2. Bill Winke continues his treestand maintenance and heads to Death Ridge. Here he explains why secondary ridges can be productive areas to target mature bucks during the rut, and uses some of his real-life experiences to support it.

    0:50 Winke recaps several different bucks they've taken f...

  • A Morning Rut Funnel | Bill Winke Treestand Location Series

    Episode 22

    S4.E1. Follow along as Bill Winke takes down historical treestands and talks about why some proved better than others. Along the way, he discusses why each one is located where it is and shares stories of some of the best hunts from each location. First, he visits a stand he calls a "typical rut ...