Sitka Mountain Gear
Chris Brackett-Poaching?
Whitetail Deer
Contributors to this thread:
No Mercy 13-Nov-17
JTV 13-Nov-17
TMA1010 13-Nov-17
dmann 13-Nov-17
copperman 13-Nov-17
No Mercy 13-Nov-17
t-roy 13-Nov-17
IdyllwildArcher 13-Nov-17
TMA1010 13-Nov-17
LBshooter 13-Nov-17
BOHNTR 13-Nov-17
ground hunter 13-Nov-17
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Brotsky 13-Nov-17
ground hunter 13-Nov-17
lou sckaunt 13-Nov-17
No Mercy 13-Nov-17
Glunt@work 14-Nov-17
Griz34 14-Nov-17
bigswivle 14-Nov-17
elkstabber 14-Nov-17
midwest 14-Nov-17
drycreek 14-Nov-17
Rut Nut 14-Nov-17
BOHUNTER09 14-Nov-17
Martin Man 14-Nov-17
ohiohunter 14-Nov-17
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Bake 14-Nov-17
JTV 14-Nov-17
Scrappy 14-Nov-17
Ollie 14-Nov-17
beemann 14-Nov-17
PECO 14-Nov-17
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Bowfreak 14-Nov-17
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KJC 14-Nov-17
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Hawkeye 14-Nov-17
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'Ike' (Phone) 13-Dec-17
From: No Mercy
13-Nov-17

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Another one bites the dust. The evidence is prett damning.

From: JTV
13-Nov-17
I saw this on another site ... it happened here in Indiana... shot a buck with his ML, then Shot another and let one Rot ... the landowner has the vid of it and the cameraman was a witness as he filmed it (allegedly .. of course.....lol..).... this was in 2013 I think... I was wondering what the statue of limitations are on game violations here in Indiana ...... and if a case could be made of this... I hope our DNR Law enforcement is looking in to it ... the clownboy (Brackett) always did have a smell about him ....

From: TMA1010
13-Nov-17
I like to abide by "innocent until proven guilty", but this thing makes me disgusted. Another reason why I don't support the Hollywood Deer Hunters. Greedy selfish jerks.

From: dmann
13-Nov-17
Not surprising. Only seen a few minutes of him on tv i think, don't know who finds these guys entertaining at all.

From: copperman
13-Nov-17
so is from last season when is Indiana gun season?

From: No Mercy
13-Nov-17
It’s from 2013 copper

From: t-roy
13-Nov-17
Boo yah? Boo nooo!!

13-Nov-17
"Another reason why I don't support the Hollywood Deer Hunters."

Why do all these redneck poachers get labeled as "Hollywood Hunters?" We have our own dirt here in California. Call a spade a spade. They are redneck poachers! :)

From: TMA1010
13-Nov-17
Idyll- it's just the fact they are "tv personalities". It's not intended as a knock on Hollywood (I think Hollywood provides enough of those in its own right). Any derogatory term is suitable so if redneck poacher feels more applicable then I won't argue that point with you. The bottom line is the guy doesn't respect the animals he was hunting, and likely doesn't respect much else either. Sad that there were influential people who decided he was a person worth promoting.

From: LBshooter
13-Nov-17
You mean you all didn't know he was a scumbag just from watching his show? The guy is a good shot but other than that , please. I was wondering why they threw him off his show, never did hear exactly why. Hope they prosecute, he and big bill can sit around in a circle jerk and compare whose the bigger scumbag.

From: BOHNTR
13-Nov-17
TV personalities???? I don't even know who Chris Bracket is. I'm so out of touch.......and don't it one bit! :)

13-Nov-17
You take this guy, put him in the big woods somewhere, he could not find a spike to shoot,,,, most of these guys and gals are all frauds, and its a shame that they have turned hunting on film, into the joke that it is......

I have watched all the old Fred Bear films, Easton Bowhunting, and Primal Dreams and have seen some excellent film,,,,, Than most of the yahoo shows, are a joke.... The bucks of tecomate, another show, if you have enough money, you can shoot anything

13-Nov-17
TMA, my post was tongue-in-cheek. :)

Roy, I'd have bet good money that you didn't know who he was. Unfortunately, there's a bunch of kids who do.

From: Brotsky
13-Nov-17
Another turd swirling down the toilet of outdoor tv.

13-Nov-17
One other comment,,,,, I went to a deer show, this guy was there, as well as all the TV people,,,,, kids and adults all lined up, to get autographs and pictures taken etc,,,,,,

Same show had a demonstration, on butchering, and skinning, and caping out, you were lucky if 10 people were there......

That showed me something,,,,, today I think we have lost a lot,,,, everyone is trying to have the youngest person, kill something on film,,,,, the products and the t shirts and the squealing and the score cards, are more important to many, than the takeing of an animal, with respect.....

There are some fine films out there and good shows,,,, I like to watch sheep hunting, pretty hard to fake that, but if I watch Lee and Tiffany or the Drury competition, not my cup of tea. I am sure they are nice people, but what is the attraction of watching someone else hunting,,,,,, They never teach anything about hunting to the young viewers, maybe that is the way they should go....

Of course I am closing out my 60's, feel young and have a lot of hunting to do, but somehow, its going the wrong way

Look at all of the quality of hunters on bowsite,,,,,

From: lou sckaunt
13-Nov-17

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From: No Mercy
13-Nov-17

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Pretty soon he’ll be nothing but a turd swirling in the toilet of memes.

From: Glunt@work
14-Nov-17
Got to be careful cussing out a guy recording video of you. Especially if he also has video of you doing other stuff you don't want made public.

From: Griz34
14-Nov-17
This guy seems like a special kind of dumbass.

From: bigswivle
14-Nov-17
Looks like mossy oak has already dropped him

From: elkstabber
14-Nov-17
Yep, another turd. But let's not forget that we have some outstanding role models such as Randy Newberg, Steven Rinella, Nate Simmons, and others. All is not lost.

From: midwest
14-Nov-17
Did the landowner or anyone find the first buck dead?

From: drycreek
14-Nov-17
What Brotsky said.....

From: Rut Nut
14-Nov-17
I saw him doing some trick shooting at the Harrisburg sport show years ago. Let's just say I was not very impressed! ;-) Of course anybody can have an off day- never saw him again so I don't know if this is the case.

And I was never into celebrities be it in the sports world, hunting world or tv/movies, so I never stopped at the celebrity hunting booths at the shows. So I have no idea of the quality of their character.

Looks like he spined the second buck.

From: BOHUNTER09
14-Nov-17
Bro in law from Peoria told me years ago that Bracket was a scumbag

From: Martin Man
14-Nov-17
Looks like he needs to spend some more time in his church he always talks about.

From: ohiohunter
14-Nov-17
No Mercy, that is hilarious!

From: hoytshooter1
14-Nov-17
Redneck poacher?? Being a North Carolina hillbilly redneck, I take great exception to "redneck" being attached to him or poacher..... LOL... Seen his show a few times and I always got the feeling this dude was a grade A d**k. But, I try to always give the benefit of the doubt...this confirms it Not sure why his cameraman didn't knock him on his a**...

From: Bake
14-Nov-17
For us people that don’t watch much TV and are too lazy to google. . . Who is this guy? What show was he on?

From: JTV
14-Nov-17
I guess my question still is, is the Indiana DNR/CO's looking into this, and what is the statue of limitations on the illegal taking of a deer from 2013 ...

From: Scrappy
14-Nov-17
Why is everyone saying his career is over. Haven't you all learned by now the outdoor channel does not care that they are poachers. He will plead guilty, pay a fine, and never miss a beat. The idiots that watch that crap will continue watching and buying his sponsor's junk.

You all go ahead and continuing to kiding yourselfs.

From: Ollie
14-Nov-17
Why do people watch jerks like this?

From: beemann
14-Nov-17
The first time I saw his deer mounts with with the eyes x'ed out and the arrow sticking through the neck I figured something was wrong with the guy. Hope he takes a whooping.

From: PECO
14-Nov-17
So, he had one tag, shot 2 bucks, and cussed out his camera man? Then camera man had enough of his shit and turned him in?

From: JTV
14-Nov-17
Indiana was in 2013(and still is) a one buck rule state.... (best thing the DNR has done for deer management) .... you dont piss off, or on your cameraman ....

From: mattandersen
14-Nov-17
What a dipstick

From: greg simon
14-Nov-17
I'm in Bake's camp. Who is this guy? Assuming that is him in the above photo, not sure I care. He looks weird!

From: ELKMAN
14-Nov-17
http://whackstarhunters.com/chris-brackett-accused-poaching/

From: Pigsticker
14-Nov-17
I have seen his and cannot take it seriously. He was always juicing it up with his offbeat antics instead letting hunt be the centerpiece.

This just another example of elitist overreach. Be it politicians, celebrities, or other forms there of. When you reward Colin Kappernick for his actions what can you expect. The lines have become blurred and as a group we are more demanding of the everyday hunter than major organizations, political parties, and industry.

From: JTV
14-Nov-17
One thing I can say now with certainty, is that the Indiana DNR/Conservation officers are now looking into this... they have received dozens of tips and are looking forward to interviewing the cameraman and landowner... I just got off the Phone with a downstate LT... he said all this they are aware of and are looking into the allegations .... now whether this pans out, is a different story ...

From: No Mercy
14-Nov-17
Awesome to hear JTV!

From: Bowfreak
14-Nov-17
I don't even care if the poaching thing has legs, anyone that talks to another man like he did in the second video has major issues. As he cusses the camera man out you can see his cross dangling in front of the camera. That behavior is repugnant for anyone much less a born again Christian.

From: SteveB
14-Nov-17
It always comes back around......look like it's his time. This guy certainly doesn't represent me.

From: kscowboy
14-Nov-17
"I'm in Bake's camp. Who is this guy? Assuming that is him in the above photo, not sure I care. He looks weird!"

It's the show you watch on mute due to all the heavy metal music. You know, the kind of music that belongs in a biker bar and not hunting camp.

From: KJC
14-Nov-17
That video is horrible. At the very least, I'd fire the cameraman!

From: Joey Ward
14-Nov-17
Sounds afflicted.

From: Bowriter
14-Nov-17
Well, I have to honest. I never heard of the guy, never saw the show. But from what I saw on that video,if that is all the evidence they have, he is going to walk. I saw him kill one deer.

From: Overland
14-Nov-17
Filmed with the same equipment that all of the bigfoot footage is filmed with.

From: HerdManager
14-Nov-17
He is also a very vocal Christian, talks a lot on his show about how all things are attainable with faith (and poaching??).

From: Rut Nut
14-Nov-17
I'd be willing to bet that the video is not the only evidence that will be submitted. I'm sure eye-witness testimony from the cameraman and a sworn statement from the landowner will be included!

From: Rth1229
14-Nov-17
What a tool. Ignorant and condisending. I hope he gets what he’s got comin to him, true sportsman right there folks...he preaches about the lord almighty and talks the talk but this just proves he doesn’t walk the walk...

From: Hawkeye
14-Nov-17
Felt so bad for that camera man. Unbelievable.

From: Hackbow
14-Nov-17
Interesting. If alleged poaching incident is from 2013 and cameraman only now turned this over, couldn't he be charged as well (assuming charges will be filed) for his part? He neither tried to prevent it nor turned in evidence right away. However it turns out out, still an unpleasant light being shone upon hunting.

From: APauls
14-Nov-17
Well the bible certainly does talk about people like that. 1 John 2:4 Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person.

From: Bob H in NH
14-Nov-17
Quality is bad, probably because FB and other sites will resize it due to how long and HD it WAS. Supposedly they used the film of the second kill on his show and it's crystal clear. FB will "mess it up" to make it fit the size requirements, you loose quality.

From: KJC
14-Nov-17
"For God sayeth upon man, whosoever killeth more than one buck per year in the State of Indiana shall be made to feel the fires of hell and his soul shall face eternal damnation.... but should he kill two bucks in the State of New Jersey he shall be glorified and issued four additional buck tags and he will find favor with God!" KJC 17:15-19.

Yeah God gets involved with this.

From: Bowfreak
14-Nov-17
Unfortunately He is involved when one of His followers' actions do not match his words.

From: ASuch
14-Nov-17
I'm not 100% on what I'm posting goes along with poaching but most states statute of limitations will have a time frame of say two years, as an example, but if that person is not in that state that the "pauses" and if that person is not a resident of that state then there is not any limits on time. http://statelaws.findlaw.com/indiana-law/indiana-criminal-statute-of-limitations-laws.html

From: oldgoat
14-Nov-17

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Just saw this one on Facebook

14-Nov-17
What an a-hole..

From: wifishkiller
14-Nov-17
Didn't he get pinched a few years back, for shooting to many does or something? I feel like this is his second round on getting trigger happy?

From: No Mercy
14-Nov-17

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He posted this on his Facebook today.

From: Destroyer350
14-Nov-17
What a loser. I hope he loses all of his sponsors and never has a show on outdoor tv ever again.

From: Zim
14-Nov-17
Wow, assuming that's a legit Facebook post, that's an unparalleled degree of arrogance.

From: Bowriter
14-Nov-17
Statute of limitations is probably, seven years, Cameraman cannot be charged unless he hindered prosecution...(I think), which he did not do. He is under no obligation to come forward, nor would he be considered an accomplice...(I don't think). I would assume, this will also be a Federal case as well as state. Either way, no matter what happens, he is toast. I am also pretty sure, this will not be the last time we hear of this type of thing.

From: APauls
14-Nov-17
Actually maybe the #1 funniest part about it is that Bill Busbice (yes that Bill Busbice) commented on his facebook post "I'll grab the camera, you just bring a couple 5ths of whiskey and we'll get to shooting." To which Chris replies "Boo-mfing-yah!"

It's like a car wreck I just had to check it out. Yes, I am ashamed. Very ashamed lol

From: BIG BEAR
14-Nov-17
His show is on the Outdoor Channel at 8:00........ I switched cable and don't get the Outdoor Channel anymore but I wonder if they'll pull the show.

From: Don K
14-Nov-17

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Outdoor channel dropped his show after this was posted

14-Nov-17
I wonder what he is worth, money wise?

From: No Mercy
14-Nov-17
There just aren’t enough eye rolls

From: Don K
14-Nov-17
"I wonder what he is worth, money wise? "

You mean what he was worth......

From: spike78
14-Nov-17
What a whack job scumbag he is. After watching the video of him swearing at his cameraman wow.

From: Destroyer350
14-Nov-17
Nice Kevin Spacey apology

14-Nov-17
Wow, from f everybody to fully sanctified in a matter of hours. Amazing.

From: t-roy
14-Nov-17
Hopefully what he posted Is sincere. Actions always have consequences, though.

From: BTM
14-Nov-17
True words, t-roy.

14-Nov-17
As Destroyer says above trying to get out of it like Kevin Spacey did. Maybe he will do like a lot of celebs (not saying he is) and go to rehab for something-anger management? With his apology I don't by it. I know he goes to church but that doesn't mean anything.

From: petedrummond
14-Nov-17
Still business as usual on outdoor channel. Your opinions and a couple of bucks gets you coffee at starbucks.

From: JTV
14-Nov-17
I just hope our DNR has enough to make the case ...

14-Nov-17
total disgrace and does nothing but hurt hunters across this country. just hope that the people that see this guy's actions recognize he doesn't represent me, or my kind, in any way.

From: LBshooter
15-Nov-17
It seems that when someone gets caught doing wrong they find religion. Thinking this will make them less of a scumbag lol. Tell you what Chris, volunteer to give up your hunting rights for five years, go help the hungry during that time and then come ask for,forgiveness, because asking now is pointless.

From: Rth1229
15-Nov-17
It is ironic he didn’t ask for forgiveness until after someone told on him........

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15-Nov-17

From: Rut Nut
15-Nov-17
I'm always amazed that guys like him actually think people will believe their BS! Like Backpack Hunters says......................................at 3:58pm the guy is a jerk(putting it nicely) and shortly afterwards he "found Jesus"???!!! I don't think so...........................................

From: Kodiak
15-Nov-17
What a complete tool.

From: HighLife
15-Nov-17
Hell I'm still wondering why Illinois didn't get for shooting turtles with his bow. Saw him do it on his first show. Been saving up to shoot carp with him on the Illinois River just a paltry 1000.00 . Now I know why legal fees ;)

From: No Mercy
15-Nov-17
The program directory on The Outdoor Channel last night did say Fear No Evil, but the LL Bean show was on instead. Seems they have indeed pulled his show.

From: APauls
15-Nov-17
"I like to hit my deer and women in the same place if you know what I mean. Booyah!"

Pro tip of the day: Don't shack up with your camera man's old lady until you know certain footage has been deleted. Booyah (on that snatch)

Oh yes, he has seen the light.

From: bad karma
15-Nov-17
Maybe he has turned his life around, and is a much better person now than 2013. The problem is those two videos, first shooting two deer, and then, the rant toward his cameraman, are just awful. So, whether he's a better person or not, put some butter on him, he's toast.

From: SteveBNY
15-Nov-17
quote:"It's the show you watch on mute due to all the heavy metal music. You know, the kind of music that belongs in a biker bar and not hunting camp."

I Know a lot of bikers. Pretty much none of them are a fan of that "music". ;^)

From: spike78
15-Nov-17
Had to go check out his Facebook page. The more I read the more I hate the guy. He posts a monster and hardly replies back to all the idiots who follow him. Boo yah! Really?

From: stagetek
15-Nov-17
Why is it everyone meets God "after" they've been caught breaking the law, and acting like an A-hole ??

From: bad karma
15-Nov-17
To be fair, Stagetek, he's been posting for some time that he's found Jesus, well before this bit of total nonsense came out. Months before. I don't follow the guy, but I've gotten shared posts from others.

From: deaver25btb
15-Nov-17
I will say this about the matter. What he did was wrong. Horrible? I wouldn't put it in that category. Treating his camera man like that was a prick move for sure. However, that was in 2013 as it appears. The devil has a way of getting ahold of people and making them do things that aren't very becoming. The facebook grab that someone posted where he is saying of color stuff, is obviously a troll account and not his real account.

Perhaps he is a born again Christian. After all, we are talking sins from 4 years ago. As my Savior said, "Who shall cast the first stone?"

From: kscowboy
15-Nov-17
I love Jesus and I go to bible study on a weekly basis. However, I don't wear my religion on my sleeve and don't post it all over the internet. I keep a lot of my life private and don't feel the need to spew my religion upon everyone I meet. A good friend of mine who is very successful in business and has been chairman of some very large trade associations gave me some business advice years ago, "The guy who tells you that he's an honest guy is not an honest guy and the guy who wears his religion on his sleeve will screw you every time."

Sadly, I find his advice to be very true. Anyone remember Michael Vick "finding Jesus" within a week of his whole dog fighting crimes surfacing? It was straight-up laughable and embarrassing for him and Christians.

Real Christians walk the walk and live their lives accordingly. I'm not saying that Mr. Brackett may not be beyond God's reach and grace. "Amazing Grace" writer John Newton was a former slave trader. However, these people that suddenly find religion and use it to help their image and save their careers is pretty low in my book.

From: Kodiak
15-Nov-17

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From: Hawkeye
15-Nov-17
Kscowboy- your friend sounds like a wise man. Sage advice right there.

From: JLBSparks
15-Nov-17
'Bout time for another Spook Spann story.......

-Joe

From: Jack Harris
15-Nov-17
this is a complete and total train wreck on more levels than I can fathom

From: maxracx
15-Nov-17
Three words.......Piece Of SH*T........ Now he hides behind his Bible?? He must think we are all as stupid has he looks. Good riddance.

From: Bou'bound
15-Nov-17
Nobody knows what is in his heart even all the imminently qualified experts in the Bowhunting world represented here. Amazing as that may be.

From: Glunt@work
15-Nov-17
I try not to judge a person based on their worst moments. We all have faults and we all screw up. Sometimes a person needs a major setback to knock some sense into them. Sometime there isn't a big enough hammer to make any difference. I hope he changes for the better for his and his family's sake.

From: Sixby
16-Nov-17
God is not involved in this., The work of a man controlled by his flesh is not the work of God. He can talk the talk, perhaps, I have never heard him but he certainly is not walking the walk. He can repent and God will have mercy and pardon him. I doubt that the state or anyone following his idolterous ways will pardon him that easily though. I can say this as a longtime believer in Christ as my saviour I have seen many, many so called believers and few that really live the life. Sometimes though, a man like this will fall and repent and grow much stronger as it is very , very hard to eat crow. and be humilated like this.

God bless, Steve

From: Sixby
16-Nov-17
God is not involved in this., The work of a man controlled by his flesh is not the work of God. He can talk the talk, perhaps, I have never heard him but he certainly is not walking the walk. He can repent and God will have mercy and pardon him. I doubt that the state or anyone following his idolterous ways will pardon him that easily though. I can say this as a longtime believer in Christ as my saviour I have seen many, many so called believers and few that really live the life. Sometimes though, a man like this will fall and repent and grow much stronger as it is very , very hard to eat crow. and be humilated like this.

God bless, Steve

From: Capra
16-Nov-17
1:25 People are sociopaths.

This whole thing is sad, As hunters and outdoorsmen we really need let the advertisers know that these shows do not depict what we represent and we need to quit supporting it. Verry few of these sponsored televised programs have any substance.

From: ELKMAN
16-Nov-17
I am just so surprised. Who would have ever thought a guy that nice would ever do such a thing.... :-/

16-Nov-17

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From: Brotsky
16-Nov-17
Should be in jail just for having a beard like that.

From: DartonJager
16-Nov-17
I ceased watching all hunting videos and programs YEARS ago when it became painfully obvious none that I was watching were what most hunters would call "realistic" hunts. By that mean all of the hunting videos I saw or even were aware of were filmed on intensely managed prime private property, often very large tracks that virtually every square foot was covered by game cameras and for the most part the hunters new the trophy animals habits almost as well as the animals themselves and the cost of these hunts were also out of the means of most hunters. They were and are of NO educational value WHAT SO EVER and were as much about advertising and trying to get viewers to buy sponsors equipment as they were about hunting. Yeah real great hunters that get taken to long established stand sights hunting lightly if any pressured animals on intensely managed and controlled properties, with supplemental feeding programs geared to maximum antler growth, who's every movement is caught on camera. I'm not saying it's wrong, it's IMHO not the type of hunting again IMHO 95% or more of hunters have access to or can afford and serves no real purpose beyond the hunters promoting themselves.

16-Nov-17
that was a good post,,,, today I watched "Solo Hunter", it was a good show. He did not show what he shot, he showed how to hunt public land in the west, and how to use the hunt maps on your phones, to know boundaries etc..... He also filmed where he walked in 4 miles, and the local slobs, came in with quads and trucks, and ran over, closure signs,,,,,, He said that hunting pressured deer elk etc, is what most hunters do, and like him, he gave tips on how to hunt the west...... It was a good show

The next show was the Drury boys, hunting in Alberta, for mule deer at 6000.00 a pop

From: Glunt@work
16-Nov-17
There is a market for high quality shows that aren't totally product focused, are informational and show hunting in a positive light. There appears to be a bigger market for other shows.

From: Ucsdryder
16-Nov-17
AT is up to 30 pages. Quit slacking guys!

From: Glunt@work
16-Nov-17
"AT is up to 30 pages. Quit slacking guys!"

No surprise that his fan base is talking about it more than we are :^)

From: Ucsdryder
16-Nov-17
Burn!!!!

From: ELKMAN
17-Nov-17
https://www.outdoorhub.com/news/2017/11/14/video-source-claims-chris-brackett-poached-two-bucks-indiana/

17-Nov-17
My sentiments exactly, Dartonjager. Well said.

From: SteveB
17-Nov-17
I can't stand the guy or the show. That said, that video isn't enough proof and if they don't have solid proof of that exact deer being dead immediately following..... (which will be nearly impossible) he walks. Any lawyer worth his salt could get him out of that in about 3 seconds flat.

From: SJJ
17-Nov-17

SJJ's Link

From: ki-ke
17-Nov-17
Erase this thread now and flush the turd into obscurity........

From: Don
17-Nov-17
It’s entirely possible he is a changed man. What I really don’t get is why the camera man didn’t shove the camera up his ass at the time of the filming.

From: Topgun 30-06
17-Nov-17
From: SteveB 17-Nov-17Private Reply I can't stand the guy or the show. That said, that video isn't enough proof and if they don't have solid proof of that exact deer being dead immediately following..... (which will be nearly impossible) he walks. Any lawyer worth his salt could get him out of that in about 3 seconds flat.

Brackett has publicly admitted that he shot both deer that day and that is all they will need to hang his butt from the highest tree along with the video and camera man testimony!

17-Nov-17
I just was able to watch, some old film from the 50's, on bowhunting, and adventure,,, watched also original Eastmans films, and other adventures filmed in the 70's,,,,

now we have the crap you see, with a few exceptions, it really is bad, and casts a poor view of those of us, that enjoy the woods, mountains, and grasslands.......

From: TD
17-Nov-17
Don't know about poaching or a cameraman or anything like that. But I'm all for whatever it takes to get one of the top 2 or 3 most obnoxious people ever to be on TV..... off of TV....

It's a dead heat of world class obnoxious between him and ol' Big Bill...... see ya.... don't let the door hit ya on the way out.....

From: Halibutman
18-Nov-17
Those Facebook quotes are from spoof accounts. They aren't from CB or Busbice, just FYI.

They're not THAT stupid.

I've always thought CB was an unusual dude with a weird beard. That kind of beard takes way too much effort. Anyone putting that much effort into a beard is of questionable character.

From: ELKMAN
18-Nov-17
He is the second biggest tool bag in the industry. Didn't surprise me one bit when I saw this. I would have been more surprised if it didn't happen at some point.

From: Ironbow
18-Nov-17
If he were serious about his faith, he would turn himself into the Indiana DNR. He would also publicly apologize to his camera man.

Then he should step out of the public eye, get someone to mentor/disciple him until he gets his act together.

If he were serious about his apology, this would be a good start.

18-Nov-17
More often than not, giving these guys celebrity status, and I can’t stand that term, inflates their head, makes them feel invincible.

Sometimes I wish the amount of outdoor shows and hunters that want to feed their head until their egos explode would just go away... seriously.

It seems like more and more of these fools are getting caught and are messing up.

From: JTV
18-Nov-17
ELKMAN.. who is the first ?

From: ELKMAN
19-Nov-17
I don't know but it might rhyme with "kim smells" or "relentlessly shoots" or something like that... LOL ;-)

From: Dave
19-Nov-17
For anybody who hasn't already surmised that this guy is one of the biggest tools in the industry just from watching his shows, I can confirm it after sharing a camp with him a few years back. I've never met a more egotistical JA in all my years of hunting. The poaching story doesn't surprise me in the least. Send messages to his sponsors that you won't support them if they support losers like him.

From: Nesser
19-Nov-17
Man it doesn't look like any hesitation or discussion after the first buck is shot...reloads as fast as possible and shoots second buck facing away. I don't like casting stones but this is effing weak and a kick in the nuts for hunting in general.

From: MTNRCHR
19-Nov-17
Another member of the Rowdy Dowdy dream team...

19-Nov-17
To be fair, I met him once at Deer Fest in Wisconsin, just hanging out in the aisle...The guy could not have been any nicer, just shooting the bull, regular guy, having a good time,,,, not selling, not bragging, just talking deer hunting, with a bunch of guys.....

I think the pressure of TV shows, changes people at times,,,,,, I hope things turn around for him,,,,,, at times, we are all a.......s

From: Shug
20-Nov-17
And... he long arms all his kills

From: APauls
21-Nov-17
ELKMAN just doesn't like Tim Wells cause he shoots a Matthews lol ;)

From: 12yards
21-Nov-17
I hated when Elite sponsored this clown. I hope they dropped him now.

From: spike78
21-Nov-17
I think he shoots Martin?

From: JTV
21-Nov-17
yep, Elite dropped him as many others have done ...

From: Kodiak
21-Nov-17
Martin...the 'Tasco' of the bow industry.

From: Scrappy
21-Nov-17
Isn't the elite guys poachers to? He should fit right in there.

From: PECO
22-Nov-17
My wife shoots a Martin, she kills deer with it no problem.

From: Copperman
22-Nov-17
I saw last night that his show was not at 8:00pm like it usually was on OLN, I was wondering if they pulled him because of this? Hope so, I was not really shocked by any of this.

From: APauls
22-Nov-17
Checked in for more memes but dissapointed...

From: t-roy
23-Nov-17

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Here’s one APauls

From: APauls
23-Nov-17
lol I like that one!

From: Topgun 30-06
23-Nov-17
"I saw last night that his show was not at 8:00pm like it usually was on OLN, I was wondering if they pulled him because of this? Hope so, I was not really shocked by any of this."

Yep; they dropped him like a hot potato as soon as he said he was guilty when the videos went viral on the net!

From: jayhawker
24-Nov-17
Kodiak.....That made me laugh out loud.

From: Rayzor
03-Dec-17
Will be interesting to see where that ends. When I first saw the video I thought both shots may have been the same buck?? That second buck he shot was standing there with its tail twitching like I have seen them do more than one time. Could he have been finishing the same deer he shot the first time? Looked to me like it went left and may have hooked back right. Who knows. I havent seen any statement by him or arrest. Innocent until proven guiltily. I don't see enough in that video to convict him without a reasonable doubt. I had doubt when I first saw it and I don't put any celeb up on a high horse.

04-Dec-17
EXACTLY......arctic chill !!!!!l!!l

From: Quailhunter
04-Dec-17
The words celebrity and hunting just don’t seem like they should go together. Got rid of my dish so I don’t subject myself to these comical shows anymore. Don’t miss them. Most of them are so far from what your average hunter experiences, I can’t figure out why so many are interested.

From: arctichill
04-Dec-17
Thanks The last savage. Apparently someone didn't like what I had to say though since my comment was deleted??

13-Dec-17
Wow, just wow...What a hammerhead!

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