A well-known big-woods hunter, Flannery has been successfully tracking and still-hunting late-season bucks, by himself, for decades. But when he must put meat on the ground, he gets backup. "If you can get a buddy to flank you on your downwind side to cut off circling bucks, your odds really soar," he says. "My grandfather called this closing the back door. It's a simple tactic, but believe me, it works."