By Mark Kenyon

I’m not going to waste time introducing our Friday Morning Mashup today. It’s the first day of a late October cold front and the deer are moving! I hope you’ll be able to get out hunting today or at some point this weekend, so give these great blog posts below a quick read and then get in the stand. Enjoy and good luck out there! It’s going to be a great weekend for big bucks!

The Rut Tracker 2012: Severe Weather This Weekend Could Get Bucks On The Move – Big Buck Zone: Craig Dougherty details observations he’s had over the past few days and those of other hunters across the country. He’s also cautiously optimistic about the opportunities that this weekend could provide with the cold front approaching.

Breaking: Iowa Hunter Shoots Giant that We Dubbed “biggest trail-cam buck of 2012” – Mike Hanback’s Big Deer Blog: An absolute pig of a buck killed in the Land of Giants. Definitely worth at least taking a look at this buck.

How to Take a Great Harvest Photo – Whitetail 365: After you shoot that big ole ten pointer this weekend, you’ll want to be sure to read this article and pick up some tips for great photos with your buck!

The Best Part of Deer Hunting: Anticipation – Brow Tines & Backstraps: Our friend Tony Hansen discusses his thoughts on the anticipation we have leading up to a hunt and how great that feeling is.

Shooting Arrows In The Wind – Meitin’s Bow Blog: Some tips for shooting in the wind from the bowhunting mastermind Patrick Meitin.

2012 WI Archery Buck – Whitetail Habitat Solutions: Our newest contributor here at Wired To Hunt, Jeff Sturgis, details his successful hunt for a big old Wisconsin buck!