Midwest Whitetail Weekly
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.
170” River Farm Legend Falls, A Season-Long Chase for Kelce | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we join Mike Reed as he takes us through his 2022 season and the chase for his top target buck “Kelce.” After five close calls, Mike is able to get an opportunity at the buck on one of the last days of the season.
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Giant Iowa 8 Point, Why Bucks Are Shedding Early | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we start by joining Mike Reed in Iowa as he finishes out the last couple days of season in the field. Then, we head South and catch up with Owen Reigler, Kaleb Greiner and Lee Abraham for an update on their late season hunting as well as an interesting trend the have notic...
Two Massive Late Season Studs, Bella's Biggest Buck | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we join Mike and Bella Reed at the River Farm as they continue their quests for multiple target bucks on the farm. Then, Mike takes us back to a hunt with his wife Kathryn on the Home Farm where Kat gets an opportunity at a massive buck called "Hambone." Following this, we...
Tagged Out in Iowa, Uncommon Late-Season Food Sources | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we start by catching up with Kaleb Greiner as he provides an update on his late-season hunts and his strategy for hunting without access to food plots. Then, we head to southern Iowa with Owen Reigler who hopes to catch up with an ancient buck he has three years of history...
River Farm Brute Hits The Ground, Late Season Tactics | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we begin with an update from Mike Reed and his daughter Bella as they continue their quest for the Home Farm legend "Big Mac." Then, we join Rye Ludwig and his wife Abbey for an evening hunt at the River Farm as the two hope to fill Abbey's first season shotgun tag on an a...
The Story of "Hog Jr." | Massive Iowa Buck | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we join Kaleb Greiner in Southern Iowa as he takes us along for the story of “Hog Jr.,” a buck he has known about for four years. Grinding through a season packed with close calls with the giant buck, Greiner finally gets his chance at “Hog Jr.” on the last day of November...
Self Filmed Kansas Stud, My Best Season Ever | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we join Nolan Redeker in Kansas as he continues the chase for his target buck "Deuce." Sitting a favorite stand on an oak ridge near a known bedding area, Redeker records multiple close encounters with the buck before finally getting an opportunity in late November. Then, ...
Owen’s Widest Buck Ever, A Dream Season | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we’re back with Owen Reigler in southern Iowa as he takes us along for his hunt for the “Wide 9.” Owen discusses his encounters with the buck over the years and dives into what makes the plot where the buck liked to frequent such an effective area.
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The Story of "Wolverine," My Toughest Buck to Date | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we join Owen Reigler in Southern Iowa as he dives into the four-year story for the legendary buck "Wolverine." Only having recorded two encounters with the monarch prior to harvest, Reigler discusses the strategy he evolved to hunt the buck over the years as well as the mo...
Massive Missouri Buck, Owen's Big Update | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we return to Missouri with Justin Luebrecht and Tyler Behlmann as Justin hunts several mature bucks on their farms. Giving those targets a break, the guys switch gears and make a sit for another buck that recently daylighted on their Cuddelink system. Then, we return to th...
First Iowa Bow Buck, The Best Rut Funnels | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we start by joining Owen Reigler as he continues the hunt for his target bucks "Wolverine" and the "Wide 9." Next, we head out for a late October evening hunt with Mike Reed and Rye Ludwig as the guys make a sit for Mike's target buck, "Kelce." The guys hunt a staging plot...
Hard-Earned Indiana Bruiser, Mature Bucks In Daylight | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we begin by joining Jared Mills for an update on his role as a Midwest Whitetail staff member. Then, we head to the urban zone of Indiana with Joe and Jase Baker as the guys continue a multi-year quest for the giant buck “Peyton.” After logging 49 hunts for the buck, the g...
Giant Bodied Iowa Bruiser, Pre-Rut Ramp Up | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we begin by rejoining Mike Reed at the River Farm as he continues his quest for his target buck "Kelce." Then, we join Grant Noble as he hopes to take advantage of the great weather during the Iowa early muzzleloader season. Overlooking a secluded cut bean field, Grant has...
The Quest For "Tokyo", Hunting Mornings in October | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we first are joined by Mike Reed in Iowa as he gives a brief update on the hunt for his top target buck "Kelce." Then, we head to the stand with Matt Thede in Iowa who hopes to close the chapter on "Tokyo," a buck he has been targeting for three seasons. As the first Octob...
180-Inch River Farm Giant Falls, Cold Front Magic | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we join Mike Reed as he kicks off his 2022 archery season in Iowa by heading to the River Farm. Knowing that his top target buck "Kelce" has recently been daylight active, Reed has high anticipation as he heads to a familiar stand hoping to catch up with the buck. After se...
Closing the Chapter on "Krab King," A Three Year Story | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we join Tyler Behlmann and Justin Luebrecht on their main farm in Missouri as they hope to close the chapter on their target buck "Krab King." Having multiple years of history with the buck and several close encounters, the guys hunt a food plot that he frequently visits t...
Bowhunting in City Limits, First Cold Front of the Year | Midwest Whitetail
In this week's episode we catch up with Tyler Behlmann and Justin Luebrecht. The first cold front of the year brings some solid action to the guys. Then, Max Mongrello gives an update on his urban hunts.
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Top Prospects for the 2022 Season | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, members of the team runs through their top hit listers they will be chasing this fall. With season just right around the corner, last-minute preparations are being made to prepare for the main event.
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Kansas Youth Opener, The Next Generation | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we head to Southern Kansas with Chad Holmes for the opening weekend of the state's youth deer season. Chad discusses his property and management practices, the trip he took with three youth hunters, and the success they all found during the hunt.
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Opening Weekend In Kentucky, New Arrow Setups | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we return to Kentucky with Grant Noble and Max Mongrello for the opening weekend of Kentucky's bow season. The guys give an update on their opening-day hunts, and having encountered multiple shooters already, they hope to soon close the deal on an early season buck. Then, ...
Kentucky Targets Acquired, Setting The Trap For “Krab King” | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we begin by traveling to Kentucky with Jared Mills, Grant Noble and Max Mongrello as they prepare for opening day of Kentucky's deer season. Returning to familiar properties, the guys discuss their strategy going into the opener and deploy their Cuddeback cameras hoping to...
Fall Camera Strategies, Public Land Tactics | Midwest Whitetail
On this week's episode, we start off by joining Jared Mills on his new farm as he races to finish the last of his off-season projects. After overseeding one of his bean plots, Jared begins to move his Cuddeback cameras to their fall locations . Then we catch up with Kaleb Greiner who takes us to ...
I Bought A New Farm (And Sold The River Farm) | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we join Jared Mills on a first look of his recently purchased farm in southern Iowa. He discusses how the farm initially became of interest to him and the preparation work he has completed up to this point, and then takes us around the property to the different food plots ...
Big Velvet Bucks, Bulletproof Stand Setups | Midwest Whitetail
On this week’s episode, we start off by joining Jared Mills as he hangs a stand overlooking a new food plot that he recently created. He discusses his predictions on how deer will use the area, the bulletproof access to the stand and the strategy behind implementing the plot in that specific loca...