Midwest Whitetail Weekly

Midwest Whitetail Weekly

5 Seasons

Midwest Whitetail is a weekly series that we produce all year long, as close to live as possible. Follow these incredible stories as we find the bucks we will hunt, attempt to pattern them and then ultimately pursue them. Learn lots of updates on strategy and buck behavior.

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  • Top 10 Most Wanted, The Ultimate Hit List | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 31

    S5.E31. On this week's episode we take a look at the team's hit list for the 2021 season. The guys talk about the history of the bucks, and how they plan on getting them in bow range this fall.

    #realtree #realtree365 #midwestwhitetail #chasingnovember #deerhunting #hunting #whitetails #deer #buc...

  • The Future of Hunting, Youth Archery Hunting Tips | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 30

    On this week's episode, several team members are out for the opening weekend of the youth season in Iowa. Mike Reed explains the importance of introducing new people to hunting and what the sport has meant to his family. Matt Thede then talks us through the process that he used to introduce his c...

  • Owen's Best Season, Picket Fence Buck | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 29

    On this week's episode, a familiar face comes back and joins the Midwest Whitetail team. Owen Reigler shares why the 2020 season was his best season yet, and some of the strategies behind how he was able to harvest his bucks last season.

    #realtree #realtree365 #midwestwhitetail #chasingnovember ...

  • Kentucky Opening Day, Creating Mobile Hunting Blinds | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 28

    On this week's episode, we join Jared Mills and Grant Noble for an update on their Kentucky quest for an early season buck. We then jump over to Mike Reed as he takes us through both the construction and placement of his ideal mobile blind setup, as well as the bucks currently sitting at the top ...

  • Fall Trail Cam Spots, Mock Scrapes, Killer Stand Locations | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 27

    On this week's episode, we kick things off with Jared Mills hanging his favorite treestand in a spot where he plans on hunting with a recurve. Then, he explains how to set up a CuddeLink system and moves his trail cameras to mock scrapes.

    #realtree #realtree365 #midwestwhitetail #chasingnovember...

  • Poor Man Food Plots On Permission | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 26

    On this week's episode of the off season show, we join Jared Mills as he plants a poor man plot in a spot where he can’t get access to any equipment. Then, we join Max and Grant on one of their permission farms where they plan to focus the majority of their time this season. They talk about a fe...

  • Meet the Interns, Filming and Editing Competition | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 25

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we join Jared Mills as he checks overdue projects off the list on the River Farm. Then, we join Max and Grant as they introduce the 2021 intern class, tour their house, and have a fun little competition.

    #realtree #realtree365 #midwestwhitetail #cha...

  • Jared Mill's First Bull Elk, Crazy-Close Encounters | Part 2 | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 24

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we take a look at part 2 of Jared Mill's Montana elk hunt. After the guys had multiple close encounters, Mill’s three-year quest finally comes to an end after he arrows his first ever bull elk.

    #realtree #realtree365 #midwestwhitetail #elkhunting #e...

  • Montana Archery Elk Hunt, Three-Year Journey | Part 1 | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 23

    In this week's episode of Midwest Whitetail, we join Jared Mills. After hunting Montana for three years in a row, he explains how he started hunting Montana, learning the ins and outs of hunting elk, and the overall experience he has had hunting out West. You will not want to miss this action-pac...

  • Ground Vs. Stand Hunting, Poor Man's Plot | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 22

    In this week's episode of Midwest Whitetail, Jared Mills starts off by spraying a new poor man's plot on a property that he manages. With no access for equipment and no food on the property, a poor man's plot is the perfect answer to get deer to travel through the area. Then, Mills shares his exp...

  • Setting Sights On a Velvet Giant | Pre-Season Scouting Tips | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 21

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we join Mike Reed on his home farm. After getting pictures of a giant deer, the guys spread out over the home farm to try to get some velvet footage of him. It doesn’t take long before he steps out. Reed explains how and where he thinks he will get a...

  • Setting the Stage For "Big Heavy" | Big Buck Game Plans | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 20

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we Join Drake Lamb on one of his permission farms where he will be targeting a few bucks during the 2021 season. He shows us where he has put new plots on the farm, and where he expects to get these deer within bow range this season.

    #realtree #real...

  • The Ins And Outs Of Hunting A New Property | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 19

    On this week's episode of the Off Season show, we kick things off with Josh Sparks as he scouts the new farm he has access to hunt for the 2021 season. Josh shares his thought process on where he thinks the best stand locations will be, as well as food plot locations. Then, Jared Mills explains h...

  • First River Farm Card Pull, Save $$$ On USA Tree Stands | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 18

    On this week's episode of the Off Season Show, we join Jared Mills on the river farm as he checks his cameras for the first time this year hoping to find some familiar faces. Then, Jared hangs a tree stand on a new micro plot he created, and tells us a little bit about how you can save money on t...

  • Chasing Fawn Killers, Tips for Summer Hunting | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 17

    On this week's Off Season Show, we join Kaleb Greiner and Collins Marine as they try their luck at summer coyote hunting. After a successful morning the guys share their strategy for targeting predators during this time of year just as the fawns are dropping. We then join Mike Reed at the home fa...

  • Single Pin Vs. Multi Pin Sights, Annual Meetup | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 16

    In this week's episode of the off-season show, we join Max Mongrello and Grant Noble as they talk about how they sight their bows in and single-pin versus multi pin sights. Then, the Midwest Whitetail staff meets up for their annual meeting to have some summer fun.

    #realtree #realtree365 #midwes...

  • Locating Velvet Bucks in Summer, Creating Food Plot Screens | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 15

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we join Kaleb Greiner on a farm that many people would overlook. Greiner tells us what he keys in on this time of year to try to find a mature buck, and his strategy behind hunting the early season.

    Then, we head to the River Bottom Farm where Jared...

  • Off-Season Trail Camera Strategy | Treestands with a Purpose | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 14

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we join Mike Reed on the “River Farm." As spring projects are in full swing, Mike takes advantage of the break in the rain to talk a little bit about his trail camera strategy this time of year, as well as hanging a stand in a perfect funnel. With me...

  • Failed Attempts At a 200-Inch Deer, Looking Back at the Hunt | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 13

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we join Jared Mills and Grant Noble as they discuss the story of a giant whitetail they called “TNT." This is the biggest buck Mills has ever had the opportunity to hunt, so tensions were high going into the 2019 season. In this conversation, they di...

  • A DIY Deer Cover Experiment, The Game Plan for "Dak" | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 12

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we kick things off with Jared Mills on the River Farm. He decides to make an area of the farm where there is not much cover useful to the deer by propagating willow trees.

    Then, we join Mike Reed as he discusses his game plan on how he is going to g...

  • Double-Bearded Gobbler with a Bow, Creating New Micro Plots | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 11

    On this week's episode of the off-season show, we join Jared Mills as he punches his first Iowa turkey tag of the season. Then, as his season comes to an end, he starts to focus on the upcoming deer season and the projects he needs to finish before the October 1st opener. So, Mills heads down to ...

  • Lost Permission Farm Turns Into a New Beginning | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 10

    On this week's episode, we kick things off by joining Mike Reed on his home farm that he enjoyed so much success on during the 2020 campaign. Mike dives into one of the best stands on the farm, one he calls the "Cherry Tree." He covers why he chose it, what makes it so good, and ultimately how it...

  • Trapping Wild Turkeys, Why Is The Population Declining? | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 9

    In this weeks episode of the off-season show, we join Jared Mills as he tries to fill a turkey tag on the River Farm. Then, we take a look back at a project that Mills was able to participate in with the Iowa DNR, studying possible reasons for the turkey population decline across the country.

    1:...

  • Catching Up With Bill Winke, Bowhunting Lessons Learned | Midwest Whitetail

    Episode 8

    In this week's episode of the off-season show, Jared Mills and Bill Winke sit down and have a conversation about the bucks they harvested last fall. They also talk about some of the lessons they learned while chasing these bucks along the way.

    1:00 We take a look at what Bill Winke has been up ...