Hunt 'Em Big

Using scents with the proper expectations and in the right situations can have beneficial results. You may need to cross a deer trail or are hunting on pressured public land. Steve Bartylla provides his best hunting tips for using deer scents in this episode of Hunt 'em Big.


When you discover signs of deer in a specific location do you ask why it's there? You should. Learning why deer are in a specific area is critical to understanding how to hunt them. Steve Bartylla​ explains how this is a superb hunting tactic in this episode of Hunt 'em Big.

Among the questions asked every deer season is about how to hunt pressured bucks. Whether you're on public or private land, deer pressured by hunters or other influences can become tough to hunt. Steve Bartylla gives his expert tips on how to hunt matured pressured bucks in Hunt 'em Big.

Mock scrapes are fantastic tools deer hunters can use to attract big bucks and keep them coming back. Better yet, these mock scrapes don't cost much money to make. Steve Bartylla has years of experience with mock scrapes that he's passing along in this episode of Hunt 'em Big.


To hunt Mr. Big during the rut, you have to understand what he's after and where he will be. Obviously the big bucks, and even smaller ones, are seeking and chasing does. Steve Bartylla provides his best tips for hunting big bucks during the whitetail rut in this episode of Hunt 'em Big.

There's no other way to say it other than hunters are hurting ourselves by in-fighting, sniping, complaining, whining and being petty about things. That pretty much sums up how Steve Bartylla feels, and he's not the only one, and he lays it on the line in this episode of Hunt 'em Big.

Choosing the best site to hang a treestand for deer hunting seems easy, but are you selecting the best location? It may look good until you consider how you're going to get in quietly. You also have to consider the wind direction. Steve Bartylla gives his insights in this episode of Hunt 'em Big.

If you've ever wondered how to safely put up a treestand for deer hunting, you know it may be challenging. Steve Bartylla, host of Hunt 'em Big and a longtime hunter, is religious about wearing a safety harness. He puts up 150-200 stands a year. Watch to get his best tips for hanging treestands.

Every hunter has a reason for getting into hunting, but it usually starts with a desire to spend time with others and be outdoors.

Patterning a whitetail buck's behavior is a huge part of hunting that never makes it to TV. Here's how to learn a buck's behavior.