Big Bucks the Benoit Way: Secrets from America's First Family of Whitetail Hunting (Paperback)

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Larry Benoit is a legendary figure among deer hunters throughout the US, and is considered by many to be the best deer hunter in the country. Towsley interviewed Benoit and his three sons for this book. He says they are primarily trackers and woodsmen, and that is the secret of their success. The book includes more than 150 photographs that illustrate both tried-and-true hunting methods and the enormous white tails they've produced. The Benoits are one of Vermont's most well known yet secretive hunting families. — Louise Jones

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See what it takes to track trophy-sized bucks like the legends do.

If there is such a thing as hunting royalty, then the Benoit family is it. They have been raking in trophy-sized bucks since Larry Benoit first began to pioneer his unique tracking methods. As the family grew, so did the Benoit hunting repertoire, expanding beyond simple snow tracking to all-season tracking.

Author Bryce M. Towsley had a unique opportunity in the late nineties: to deer hunt with the Benoits for an extended period in the deep woods of Maine. He spent time with the Benoit family observing and learning their hunting tactics, techniques, and long-protected secrets.

The product of Towsley’s inclusion in the Benoit family tradition is Big Bucks the Benoit Way. Fully illustrated with Towsley’s beautiful, full-color photography and written with his trademark prose and with a new introduction by the author, it tracks his experience following in the footsteps of the great Benoit hunters, learning their craft and sharing it with you. Big Bucks the Benoit Way is more than an exploration of the fine art of tracking bucks; it’s a glimpse at the heart and beauty of American big-game hunting.

Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bow hunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

About the Author


Bryce M. Towsley is an award-winning writer and photographer whose work covers a wide variety of subjects, but he mostly specializes in the fields of hunting and firearms. He has published six books on guns, gunsmithing, and hunting. Towsley is a field editor for the NRA’s American Rifleman, American Hunter, and Shooting Illustrated magazines. He is also a columnist for Gun Digest. Towsley appears regularly on American Rifleman Television.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781634509923
ISBN-10: 1634509927
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: April 19th, 2016
Pages: 240
Language: English
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