U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Have you considered that deer may like sweet potatoes? Ron McGowen of Bastrop, Louisiana, decided that sweet potatoes could attract deer. He put 1,000 pounds of sweet potatoes in the back of his truck and headed for Kansas.
“My brother-in-law started leasing land for deer hunting in Kansas about 20 years ago,” McGowen explains. “He’s put together about 3,000 acres of prime Kansas farm land to hunt.”
When McGowen’s brother-in-law first leased land for hunting, not very many people knew what a big-buck-rich area Kansas was. Most of the farmers in that area didn’t hunt deer. Leasing land with plenty of big bucks was relatively inexpensive. Seven of McGowen’s friends pitched in to lease the land.
The monster buck McGowen took on September 3, 2009, in Barber County, Kan., found McGowen before McGowen located him. “I didn’t know this buck was in the area,” McGowen recalls. “Over the years, …Read the Rest