Ontario Non-Typical Archery Record Holder
Alex MacCulloch was
born and raised in Canada's eastern most province Nova Scotia, Alex
began his love affair with the outdoors as a youngster. By age twelve he
was hunting, fishing and trapping and has never looked back. "The woods
hold so many great memories for me, sights, sounds and smells, it's
where I feel most at home." He moved to Ontario in 1987 and after a long
hiatus away from the sport he returned with a vengeance in 2006, armed
for the first time with a compound bow. His first hunting release took a
beautiful thirteen pointer with a drop tine in the 140's, a buck of a
lifetime for many but not for Alex! This season he destroyed the eight
year old Ontario Archery Non-Typical Record of 197 3/8 when he downed a
26 point 213 2/8 Ontario monster.
attribute much of my success to my hunting partners who have been kind
enough to knock years off the archery learning curve, to the countless
books and articles I have read in order to broaden my hunting horizons
and to phenomenal bladder control that allows me to stay in the stand
long after you've gone home, I believe the Bust-A-Buck line of products
have the ability to once again place me in the Ontario record book!"
When not hunting or thinking about it, Alex can be found practicing
Physical Therapy in one of several clinics he owns.
Owner of Bust-A-Buck has loved hunting since he was a youngster. He
has worked with some of the leading companies in the hunting industry
inventing and developing great new products. Howard has hunted several
game species but his true passion for hunting is the great whitetail
Bust-A-Buck is proud to Welcome Tom Jackson to our Pro Staff Tom Jackson : Pro Staffer / Country Music Artist
most kids were playing in the yard Tom was in the woods hunting
squirrels and rabbits, and as he grew older the game got bigger like
turkeys. wild boar and the elusive whitetail. Today his passion for
hunting has grown, and his love for the outdoors hasn't changed. By day
Tom is a singer/song writer and touring Nashville recording artist. With
having such songs like " In The Sticks", "First Time Again" and
"Southern Thang" on radio and on outdoors shows such as "Red Arrow TV"
Reel Adventures" and most recently "FOX" new drama series "Human
Target". Tom was hand picked to audition for the NBC TV show "The
Voice" when not on the road he is in the woods.
LJ Planer had
been an avid Bow hunter for the last 27 years, harvesting over 100
whitetails in this time. In 2001 he took his love for the outdoors to a
professional level, teaming with county music singer, Craig Morgan, to
start Outdoor Expeditions. It was during this time that LJ learned to
run a camera and became a professional outdoor cameraman. LJ has hunted
or filmed for TV shows such as Backland Experiences, Bass Pro Shops,
Hunter Specialties, Tennessee’s Wild side, Texas Trophy Hunters , Camp
stories, Cabela’s memory’s in the field, Mathews TV, Fishing University, Higher Ground Outdoors, Right Place, Right Tim, and Hunting University Television series.
accomplishments that LJ has achieved as a camera man would include
filming over 120 turkey kills and over 100 successful deer hunts. Twenty
three of these deer scoring over 150, 7 scoring over 180 and 5 over
200. The pinnacle of these hunts being the largest whitetail ever
harvested on film by a bow hunter. The gross was a score of 230 3|8
harvested in November of 2007.
is a big supporter of the Wounded warrior program, and kids hunting for
a cure, Taking both wounded soldiers and kids with cancer on hunting
and bow fishing trips.
attributes a lot of his hunting success to his 16 years in the US Army.
Part of which he served as an Army Ranger , Special Operation sniper,
Sniper school instructor, And a tour in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division in Desert Storm. He continues to serve his country in the Army Reserves, and serves in an Airborne unit in Nashville, TN.
currently is continuing his career as a cameraman Filming for Hunting
University. And has taken his love for bow fishing and has partnered
with Dirt King and they have Created a new and Exciting show. World
X-Treme Bow fishing. That shows the new and upcoming sport in an
LJ lives in Joelton TN with his wife, Leigh Ann and their daughter Rileigh, and Brooklynn. He also has a daughter, Alicia, who is attending Central Michigan University.
Hey I'm Eric Rash and
I'm 25 years old and live in Holland, MI. I've been in the woods with
my dad Steve and brother Nate since I was in diapers. Come October deer
camp is my home away from home. I sat by my dads side year after year
soaking up every bit of knowledge he would throw my way and at 12 I got
my first deer and its been my life since. I also love to hunt waterfowl,
I'f im not in my tree stand you can find me in my layout blind with my
Browning busting birds.
I've always hunted on our property in MI and
this is the first year I will be traveling outside the state to hunt
and I'm pumped to get out and experence a new area to hunt and new
people to sit around deer camp with. I love meeting new people from
around the country who share my passion of hunting and the outdoors. My
dream would be to travel all over the country and make a living in the
outdoor industry, but until then I'll just keep installing underground
sprinkling it's paying the bills :)
To sum things up I'm just a
outgoing country boy who always has a smile on my face, loves to make
people laugh and have a good time, hunt as much as possiable, spend time
with my family and friends, a good bonfire and some cold ones, cooking
on the grill, big trucks and cranking country music.
hunting in her genes. She does enjoy the sport of hunting but does it
with glamour and finesse’. In fact, she was hunting while in the womb.
As an only child of Scott and Virginia Wolfe who were avid hunters from
South Florida, Rebecca hunted as young as eight months before she was
born! They would hunt hog and deer in the Everglades, Avon Park and the
Big Cypress area with Scott’s four brothers and friends. Every Friday as
soon as Scott would get home from his work-week as a Plumber, Rebecca
recalls her Mom being packed and ready to head to the hunt camp where
they would stay all weekend.
paternal grandfather is Bud Wolfe, a Hall of Famer in Sporting Clay’s
who has traveled the world with renowned recognition in skeet and speed
shooting. The Bud Wolfe Classic held annually in Fort Lauderdale is his
namesake. Her fathers’ mother, Alice Ann Wolfe, on the other hand was a
swimsuit model and department store model in Detroit and in South
Florida. Rebecca’s Mom, Virginia Fay Hatfield from Virginia (yes, she’s
related to the infamous Hatfield and McCoy’s) was also a model and an
extra in Miami Vice in the 80’s. Rebecca was an only
grandchild for a number of years and was carted everywhere Scott and
Virginia hunted or fished. Even as a young child she would go gigging
and gator hunting. However, she also grew up modeling,
cheering and competing in beauty pageants when she wasn’t climbing trees
or chasing lizards. She spent many hours with family and friends as the
only child and learned not to fear anything—even the alligator. One of
which she has recently conquered and killed. She has also shot deer,
quail, and dove. While her favorite sport is hog hunting, her dream is
to kill a Trophy Buck and a Bear.
Rebecca has become a beautiful All American (“Republican”, she quips)
girl who loves to also shop and who stands for our second amendment
rights and is proud to be a NRA member. Three years ago,
at nineteen she was discovered on My Space and started doing hunting
promotions/modeling, JUST like her grandparents before her. Hence, glamour and game is in her genes. Rebecca truly has her “game on”, do you have yours?
her credit she has promoted and modeled for “Razor Back Outfitters”,
“Backwater Bowfishing”,“Beyond Backpacks”, “Xtreme Gloves”, “Hawg and
Sons”and more. She has been in two filmed hunts-- one was
for gator in Florida with Eddie, owner of Razor Back Outfitters and the
other filmed hog hunt in Georgia with North America Hunting Adventures.
She is currently engaged to Brannon Spradley who also enjoys doing everything she does with one exception—shopping! They have been together for seven years and plan to marry once they have their home established. She
also dreams of having her own hunting show or to at least be a part of
one. Another dream is to have a women’s hunting apparel line featuring a
very feminine look of which she already has a title for.
My name is Marv Owen. I
started hunting small game with my Dad and Brothers when I was was 10
years old. I taught myself how to deer hunt with a shotgun beginning
at 14 yrs old. I didn't start bow hunting till I was about 25 yrs old
and been hooked ever since. I hunt some on my lease in Michigan, but my real joy is hunting our farm which my partner Eric and I own in Illinois.
we manage the herd for QDM and only shoot mature bucks and all the does
that we can, we bought or farm in 2003 and have seen steady improvement
in the deer herd. Both Eric and myself have harvested mature bucks with
the largest so far in the 150 class range.We have several food
plots which are maintained all year long to provide good nutrition.
consist of clovers and several different annuals.I have hunted mule
deer in several western states and also moose hunted several times all
with a Bow. I also hunted bear in Ontario on several
My name is Ryan Flaming.
I am 22 yrs old. I am currently a student at Kansas State University
where I am majoring in Animal Science and will be graduating this
December. After I graduate I plan on going back to the farm. My dream
has been to work on the farm and work in the hunting industry. I grew
up on an 850 acre farm in South Central Kansas. We raise registered Red
Angus cattle and compete in cattle shows across the Midwest. While
growing up my favorite things to do were hunting, fishing and working
My name is John Van Ness I
grew up in a military family that traveled all around the country. My
Dad served in the Marine Corps for thirty years and he was fortunate
enough to settle down in Jacksonville, NC where I spent about thirteen
years. My Dad and I hunted on Camp Lejeune with not much success, but I
cherished every minute I could with him. He might not have been much of a
hunter, but it was still fun to be doing what he called "hunting."
moved on with my life, joined the U.S Coast Guard and got married four
days out of boot camp in 1991. I have one awesome four year old boy and
future hunting partner.
In 1996, I decided to try my hand at a career in law enforcement.
I have been a full time police officer in central NC for over 12 years
and hope to some day leave law enforcement to pursue my passion for
hunting and the outdoors.
During my career as an officer, I have
been on the tactical team, where I was assigned as team sniper and entry
team member. I love to shoot! My skills as a shooter helped me compete
in a National shooting competition called the 5.11 Challenge in Montana
in 2007. My partner and I did not win, but it was an experience of a
lifetime. I was also a K-9 officer for about seven years and my K-9
partner, Judge, retired in Dec. of 06. He lives with me and is a
permanent part of the family.
I own a website that sells hunting equipment....www.fulldrawproshops.com.
I am always looking for new products to sell, new friends that can
point me in the right direction and the opportunity to meet fellow
outdoorsman that have great ethics and a sincere passion for hunting and
the outdoors. I also book a few hunts on the side as well.
Hi my name is Jimmy Grimley. I am from Middleville , Michigan. I love to hunt everything from Squirrel, Rabbits, Turkeys , Upland Birds and Deer to
Antelope and Elk out West, but most of my time I spend chasing
Whitetail Deer in the fall with a bow. I have been tagging along with my
Dad on hunts since I was old enough to walk, and I will continue to
hunt until the day I die. Good Luck and Happy Hunting…
My name is Jonathan Thompson, My Dad taught me to hunt from the kitchen table when I was 12 years
old, he couldn't take me because of his health.I did not know that his
passion and love for the sport would create the monster in me that it
did.Dad is long gone now but his passion and love is now mine,but only
three times greater.Hunting deer and turkey is my specialty and from
that I wanted to share my love for this great sport with others. I now
own and run Deep Hollow Guide Services out of Chester ,SC,chasing trophy
Deer and Turkey my life was changed forever.I had the chance a few years
ago to try Bust A Buck and the results were unbelieveable,I killed two of
my best bucks ever.In which one was a 11 pointer 237lbs and scored 153
and 7/8 and the other was a 217lb six pointer that made the Whitetail
Big Six club.My Pro staff Team DIRTY SOUTH BOYZ and I along
with all my hunters now use Bust A Buck,why because it works.
be apart of such an elite group such as the Bust A Buck family is an
honor in it self.Who would ever believe that my Dad's love for me and
this great sport would have ever brought me to this level in the hunting
world.I will always strive to be the best guide that I can be,through
my hunting my Dad will always live in me.My motto is ,you want some
then COME AND GET YOU SOME......
My name is Eric Worley,
next to spending time with my wife, and two kids I enjoy spending time
hunting big game animals. I have been fortunate to hunt and harvest
animals in Michigan, Colorado, Texas, Wyoming, but my real passion is
chasing big Midwestern whitetails on our farm in west central Illinois.
Here my partner Marv, and I practice Quality Deer Management, habitat
development. For the past six years we continue to see improvements in
our deer herd by adding food plots, minerals, and letting smaller bucks
grow. To finally harvest a mature buck after all of the dedication,
hard work, and luck is an experience that will only fuel your
addiction. It is a real pleasure to be affiliated with these other
dedicated Bust-A-Buck pro staff members. Hunting safe, and Hunt Hard!
My name is Jason Morrow. I am 34 years old and live in Brandon, Mississippi with my wife, two boys, and daughter. I
have been hunting every chance I get since I was a kid. I started by
tagging along behind my grandfather since the tender age of five years
old. He used his patience and skills with hunting to help develop my
passion for the sport. My brother and I are carrying on this tradition
with our children. We hunt and fish often, and we have caused the fire
to burn deep within our children as well. I am an avid Whitetail and
turkey hunter. Although I do hunt using all weapons for whitetails, my
passion is getting up close and personal with that ole “Sad Daddy” with
my bow. I enjoy using scents, decoys and any other tricks
to outwit a big buck. I’m looking forward to the upcoming seasons as a
Bust-a-Buck pro-staff member.
Hello, my name is Brent Winka from
Flora, a small town in southern Illinois. I am 40 years old and have a
wonderful wife Jenny, and lovely daughter Hailey. The population around
here is about 5,500 with the deer probably doubling that. I am employed
by the City of Flora and have to use every second I can to escape to
the woods. Deer hunting around my town is second nature, everybody does
it in some way, shape, or form. I have lived here for 40 years and have
been deer hunting for 25. I have to thank my dad for getting me started
in hunting and my wife for letting me continue to enjoy it! I also am a
die hard Bass fisherman and fish in every tournament I can get involved
with even in the winter months. I have spent countless hours either in
the woods, field, or on the bank of a river or lake with my dad. I
have three brothers and somehow dad always found time to take us fishing
and hunting. I take my hunting and fishing very seriously (some say I
even treat it like a second job) but that is the way I like it. I
learned a long time ago you get out of something what you put into it,
and for me, I want to kill big deer and catch big bass with no
exceptions. Bust-a-Buck has come up with some incredible products and I
am honored to be involved with a company that can produce such quality
scents for hunting. Thanks a bunch Howard for making such an
unpredictable sport a little easier.
Hey everyone I’m Chad Johnson. I’m
28 years old and was born and raised in Byron, Michigan. For the last 5
years I have worked for Local 370 as a Pipefitter. I also enjoy playing
softball and recently have taken up video production. During my high
school years my fall days were spent on the football field. It wasn’t
until after graduation that I discovered bowhunting and my obsession was
born. For the last three years I have been hunting with a group of my
closest friends, called Cranberry Creek Outdoors. We hunt mostly public
land across the Midwest and recently released our first DVD. This year I
will be pursuing mature whitetails in Michigan, Iowa and Ohio, with the
help of Bust-A-Buck I am anticipating a successful season. I am honored
to be a part of the Bust-A-Buck Pro Staff who is made up of people who
share the same passion for the outdoors.
My name is Bryan Busse and
I was born and raised in Indiana. My father and grandfather started me
deer hunting when I was 9 years old. I took my first buck the following
year and it has been an obsession ever since. Coming from a farming
family I realize the importance of controlling the herd. When I was young there was a definite over abundance of does in our area and they caused tremendous crop damage, so I would
take as many as we legally could. Every time I stepped in the field I
would learn a little more about the whitetail and I still do every time I
go. We eventually got the herd down and about 7 years ago
I was up for a new challenge of going after mature bucks and sill take
as many doe as possible. At first a 2 1/2 year old buck was a mature buck in the area and after passing up countless bucks I started seeing 4 1/2 and 5 1/2 year old bucks and have been successful in harvesting
the 5 1/2 + bucks. I don't consider myself a "Trophy Hunter" by any
means. I prefer to pursue mature bucks and if they have good headgear
that's just a bonus. I am currently on the Mossy Oak Prostaff, a RutWear Field Expert, and now am excited to be on the Bust-A-Buck Team
Josh Workman born and raised in Kansas, Was taught to hunt by his dad and fell in love with it at a young age. Currently playing professional baseball with the Detroit Tigers Organization.
In the off-season he runs an outfitting business in KS for deer
hunting. Has a deep passion for hunting and is striving for a career in
the hunting industry.