Lane Benoit’s Hangover Buck

  I was asked today by Outdoor Life to write a short obituary about Lane Benoit for their web site. To help prime the pump I spent a little time looking over some of what I had written about Lane over the years. There is so much good hunting advice and so many stories it was hard to pick a favorit. But, those who knew Lane will recognize that this story from my second Benoit book, “Benoit Bucks” is typical … Continue reading

The Passing of a Superstar

  “Every sport has its superstar. Larry Benoit is whitetail deer hunting’s.”                               — Butch Towsley – November, 1971   “The magazine cover caused quite a stir when it hit the stands back in 1970. Deer hunters in general take a lot of pride in their skills and tend to be a bit competitive, so when the cover of a Sports Afield magazine asked the question, “Larry Benoit – is he the best deer hunter in America?” most hunters took notice … Continue reading