BADF Articles

Heart of Texas Chapter volunteers ease the pain for a special family

Heart of Texas Chapter volunteers ease the pain for a special family

By Larry F. Hart

Photo: From left, Leann’s best friend Maddison Wise, Leann, Star Valley ranch manager David Tanner and Leann’s dad Mike Simmons. Leann Simmons touched all of our lives in 2012 when she first went on a Life Hunt with the BADF Heart of Texas Chapter in Brownwood, Texas. Leann was diagnosed with a primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET), k... READ MORE

Extraordinary deer hunt for extraordinary hunter

Extraordinary deer hunt for extraordinary hunter

By Larry F. Hart

At the age of 14, Jack Harvey is a walking miracle. He’s also an accomplished hunter, thanks to the Buckmasters American Deer Foundation Heart of Texas Chapter. Jack suffers from spinal bifida, a birth defect in which the baby’s spinal cord fails to develop properly. The result is an incomplete closing of the backbone and the membranes ... READ MORE

2015 BADF Heart of Florida Banquet

2015 BADF Heart of Florida Banquet

By Larry F. Hart

Buckmasters American Deer Foundation’s community charity banquet season kicked off in style with the Heart of Florida Chapter in Ocala, Fla. The chapter, chaired by Tinsley Ashley, along with chapter volunteers, hosted the first BADF Charity Banquet of 2015 at the Ocala Florida National Guard Armory Saturday, July 27. Over 200 sportsmen an... READ MORE

Codey’s Buck

Codey’s Buck

By Buckmasters Online

On Tuesday, Nov. 25th, 2014, The Buckeye Buckmasters Chapter of the BADF and Dakota Outfitters partnered to host a special deer hunt for a very special young man. Now 15-year-old Codey St John from Bellaire, Ohio, was diagnosed with stage 4 Neuroblastoma at the tender age of 6. Neuroblastoma is a cancer in children that arises from the nerve tissu... READ MORE

A Buck Before the Battle

A Buck Before the Battle

By David Rainer

Life hunter scores at Sedgefields days before Lyme treatments. A little more than three years ago, Carrie Mason was your normal 16-year-old, looking forward to having a driver’s license and enjoying the outdoors with her parents, Art and Dianne Mason. Everything changed when Carrie unknowingly encountered a small, insect-like creature commo... READ MORE

Taking Heroes Hunting

Taking Heroes Hunting

By Larry Hart

2014 BADF Heart of Texas Chapter Hunts It was an awesome weekend for our chapter to share hunting camp with three Purple Heart Heroes from Texas and a special young boy, Noel Accves, whose father lost his life in the Gulf War. Retired Army Sergeant Justin Pullin, who was injured in an IUD attack on his convoy, served with Noel's father and brough... READ MORE

Brutal Cold Greets 2014 Life Hunters

Brutal Cold Greets 2014 Life Hunters

By David Rainer

With the coldest temperatures in decades forecast for the three-day hunt, participants in the 2014 Buckmasters Life Classic Hunt never wavered. They had all faced much tougher situations than the 9-degree temperatures. The 11 hunters who came to Sedgefields Plantation in west central Alabama were dealing with obstacles that ranged from traumatic br... READ MORE

A Royal Adventure!

A Royal Adventure!

By Tim Schoen

On June 28, 2013, the Heart of Texas BADF Chapter sponsored a very special Life Hunt, the first of its kind for our chapter. This would be the very first hunt for 8-year-old Royal Hutchinson, who was recently diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Royal would be going after a beautiful axis buck on a trip donated by Rain Creek Ranch near Brady... READ MORE

Vet Receives Hunt of a Lifetime!

Vet Receives Hunt of a Lifetime!

By Buckeye Chapter of the BADF

The Buckeye Chapter of the BADF in Ohio partnered with Dakota Outfitters in 2012 to honor and support our nation's military veterans by hosting their 2nd annual "Hunt of a Lifetime" for one lucky area veteran. Applications were accepted from all veterans, both able-bodied and disabled alike, living in either Ohio or West Virginia. This year's luc... READ MORE

BADF Heart of Texas Hunts

BADF Heart of Texas Hunts

By BADF Heart of Texas

October 2012 was a blessed month for the Heart of Texas Chapter of the Buckmasters American Deer Foundation. They conducted two very successful special Life Hunts and a special area youth hunt. On October 23 and 24, the chapter was privileged to sponsor a Life Hunt in conjunction with the 5F Ranch for Erica Landers. Erica was diagnosed with cancer ... READ MORE

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