Heartland Bowhunter | Season 12

Heartland Bowhunter | Season 12

The all new Heartland Bowhunter Season 12

Heartland Bowhunter | Season 12

    Once again the crew kicks off the season with a high country mule deer hunt in Utah. Unlike previous years, the brutal weather makes the hunting conditions extremely diffiuclt, limiting opportunties for both spotting and stalking. They know that they will have to hunt carefully and take full adva...


    Mike & Shawn return to Montana for the second year in a row to hunt the early archery opener for mule deer on a General Tag. After exepriencing a successful hunt last year, they are optimistic to begin exploring some new property in Big Sky Country.


    After a successful mule deer hunt in MT, Mike sticks around to hunt elk for the first time in the Missouri River Breaks. This area is known for its high density of elk and great age strucutre, making it a top destination for elk hunters around the country.

  • HB12.4 | ELK TOUR

    Shawn has been on a handful of elk hunts in his lifetime, most of which have ended without filling a tag. This year looked like it might be different though after drawing two different highly coveted tags for New Mexico and Montana. Surely this will be the year to break his dry spell.

  • HB12.5 | Luck of the Draw

    Skyler's dad, Mike Wirsig, is no stranger to elk hunting in Arizona. As a resident, his odds are higher than most to draw a tag, however he never thought that he would be forutnate enough in his lifetime to draw a tag for one of the top units in the state. Truly a tag most only dream about getting.

  • HB12.6 | Lil' Toledo

    Shawn is in his home state of Missouri going through his normal preparation for whitetails. The season kicks off but seems to slower than normal. With having little luck in Missouri Shawn heads to his neighboring state of Kansas to find first day success.

  • HB12.7 | Bovice

    Building history with deer on the properties we hunt is one of the most rewarding processes as hunters and land managers. The story of a buck nick-named Bovice began way before we even knew it after getting trail camera pictures of him for the first time. Follow the multi-year journey as Mike, Sh...

  • HB12.8 | Record Year

    After getting pictures of an absolute world-class whitetail in Missouri, Skyler knew where the majority of his focus would likely be for the 2018 season. Opportunities to hunt a once in a lifetime deer like this are truly few and far between.

  • HB12.9 | HP3

    The annual trip to hunt the rut in Kansas with Heartland Pride Outfitters has become a tradition over the years. This area produces some incredible whitetails and is an extremely effective area for calling and decoying in November.


    The state of Texas is one of the most game rich states in the country making it a highly sought after destination for bowhunters. After missing the 2017 season due to hurricane Harvey, the crew is excited to return to the Wexford for an exciting week of archery hunting whitetail.

  • HB12.11 | RAMBO

    Trent Siegle is a whitetail manager through and through. Targeting a specific buck or two each season typically results in feast or famine, but that is a challenge that Trent is always up for.

  • HB12.12 | ROOSTER

    With the rut winding down and deer transitioning to food sources, Rex Luchtel finds himself focusing on the food sources he's left for the late season. This time of year, sometimes its best to hunt smart and wait for the right weather in order to try to catch a mature deer coming to food.

  • HB12.13 | ALI

    After capturing two different shooter bucks on trail camera, both with "heavyweight" bodies, Nate decided to name them after famous boxers. Ali and Frazier would be at the top of his hitlist in 2017 and after harvesting Frazier that year, Nate's focus shifted to Ali for the 2018 season.