The Bearded Buck is an Outdoor Entertainment Company located in Western Pennsylvania. Founder of The Bearded Buck, Jerry Tibbott, developed the idea about 10 years ago as a practical joke between himself and one of his hunting buddies but has since grown into much more. The Bearded Buck has transformed into an Outdoor Lifestyle Brand. We dedicate ourselves to not only being deer and turkey stewards, but land stewards as well.
Jerry and Austin head to Nebraska for an early season whitetail velvet hunt, something they've never done before! They're joined by Badlands Marketing Manager, Blake Vantussenbrook, in hopes of getting him on his biggest buck ever!
After Austin's success last year in the Bluegrass state, he's looking to go 2 for 2 as he chases his biggest archery buck ever!
Jerry and Austin are back in the Cornhusker state again! But this time, they're going there for antelope! This is Austin's first time ever attempting to hunt these elusive animals and patience is the name of the game.
The Sharp brothers have never really been known for their turkey hunting success. But now, they're showing us just how easy it can be with some hard work and a solid game plan. They say "even a blind squirrel finds a nut" but at what point is it no longer luck?
With the annual "turkey tour" canceled due to COVID, Jerry and Austin go "all in" on the Pennsylvania turkey season. Will they hit the "jackpot" of all turkey seasons? Or lose it all?
After starting off the fall on the road, Jerry and Austin are back in Pennsylvania to hunt whitetails on their home turf. With a whole off-season of scouting and land preparation behind them, they're hoping to cash in on all of this hard work.
Jerry and Austin host Freedom Hunters, an organization dedicated to provide outdoor adventures to those who have served their country. These veterans will have the chance to meet fellow service members, spend time in the great outdoors hunting deer, and most importantly have fun!
Jerry and Austin take a break from Pennsylvania's deer season and travel to North Dakota to meet up with PFC's Kirk Sherbine and his son to hunt almost everything the state has to offer! From waterfowl, to migratory birds, to whitetail deer, there ain't nothing safe!
After coming back from North Dakota, Jerry is looking to finish strong in his home state of Pennsylvania. With most of his target bucks becoming nocturnal, things aren't looking much better than they were before he left. The Pennsylvania archery season is closing quickly and Jerry's season is yet again coming down to the wire.
It's not very often the entire Bearded Buck crew gets together on a hunting trip, but that is exactly what we have this week! We are Nebraska bound once again to hunt whitetails with our good friend Blaine Gibbons, this time with rifles! Also, joining us on this trip is the bbq legend himself, Chad Ward, who is looking to shoot his first buck ever. No matter what this week holds as far as deer hunting, we know we will be eating good and having a lot of fun with this crew!
With half of the crew tagging out on the first day, Nebraska is off to a great start! Jerry and Austin are still holding one tag each and if their past hunting trips to Blaine's place are any indication of the success they will have, then there should be no issue getting on some more deer.
Iowa has always been a state that every deer hunter dreams of going to. This week, Jerry finally gets the chance to hunt this coveted state for the first time with his good buddy Cole Herb. Cole and his wife have been hunting Iowa for years and have had a ton of success in this magical state. With any luck, Jerry will be able to find similar success.
Jerry, Austin and their good friend Bob, travel to Utah on a bucket list hunt to chase mountain lions! But with tracking conditions going from bad to worse, they will need luck on their side in order to fill their tags.
To start the season off right, Jerry and Austin head to one of their favorite states, Nebraska, to chase early season whitetails and muleys with their bows. Our guide, Mel, has a ton of whitetails and mule deer scouted out for us but Austin sets his sights on one mule deer in particular, a muley named Dumbo. Conditions are looking perfect for the first couple days of the hunt and Jerry and Austin are hoping that's all it will take to tag out!
In this episode, Jerry and Austin are still in Nebraska hunting whitetails and muleys. After Jerry filled the first mule deer tag of the trip, the weather takes a turn for the worst and the deer movement slows down drastically. With just five days left in the trip to come up with a new game plan to figure out these whitetails and Austin's number one target mule deer, Jerry and Austin are worried that they may leave without filling another tag.
The crew is loaded up and headed to Utah for an early season velvet mule deer hunt! This trip quickly becomes about more than just the trigger pull as Austin and Jerry both find themselves going after two giant mule deer that they put all of their time and energy into chasing.
It's been years since The Bearded Buck crew has gone to Canada for a bear hunt, and with travel restrictions finally lifted, it's time to go back! Jerry and Austin head to Alberta to hunt with John and Jenn Rivet to hunt black bears from the ground with their bows. Black bear hunting doesn't get much more exciting than being eye level with them while you have a bow in your hand!
It's turkey time and The Bearded Buck crew is going on a tour! Starting in Florida, Jerry and Austin are hunting Osceola turkeys with Jeff Budz. From there, Jerry and Cud are headed out to hunt with our good friend, Ron Kendra, in his home state of Virginia. To finish things off, Jerry is meeting up with good friends, David "Bunch" Hale and Dan Thurston, in Kansas.
Jerry and Austin are joined by Kirk Shebrine and his close friend Scott as they head back to the Cornhusker state to hunt turkeys. They've called in a ton of turkeys over the years but this time they're using a reaping decoy to try to get up close and personal with these Nebraskan long beards. This is a method that they've never tried before and with new methods, comes new challenges.
After starting turkey season off on the road, it's time for us to come back home to Pennsylvania and hunt some turkeys on our home turf! Also joining us this week are our good friends from The Grind Outdoors who come in to hunt some long beards with us.
We are back in Pennsylvania for the start of archery season as Austin continues his 2 year quest for a buck we call Elliot. This buck has been a resident on the farm for at least 3 years now but every archery season he seems to turn into a ghost. After hunting him all of last year with no luck, Austin is hoping that this is the year that it will all finally come together.
Illinois is one of those coveted midwestern states that every whitetail hunter dreams of hunting. In this episode, Jerry and Austin finally make their way to this buck paradise to hunt with our good friends Jack Ficarra and Dylan Thomsen at 5 Seasons Outfitters. With rut kicking off, the guys are hoping that they will get to experience some of the magic that Illinois is known for.
After coming back from their road trip to Illinois, Jerry looks to hit the Pennsylvania woods again in search of a buck named Flyer. This is a buck that Jerry passed up last year that he knew held a ton of potential, and after he started getting pictures of him this year, he knew he made the right call. The only problem is that this buck is a traveler and very unpredictable and could be anywhere at any time. So, trying to be in the right spot at the right time proves to be difficult for Jerry.
We're headed out to Oklahoma to follow along with the Sharp brothers as they hunt whitetails in their home state. You never know what to expect with these two but one thing you can always rely on is that they always have some big deer to go after!
It's rifle season in Pennsylvania this week and we are joined by Blake VanTussenbrook and Preston Holdren and their sons. Their boys have never killed a buck before so we invited them out to try to get them on their first buck ever! We can all remember our first buck and we hope that this week, we'll be able to pass it on and share that experience with them.
We are closing out the 2021 hunting season by going to Iowa for a late season gun hunt with our good friends Cole and Mackenzie Herb. Iowa is a magical place where whitetail hunters' dreams can come true. In this episode, Jerry finds himself back in this coveted state chasing some monster bucks with Cole.