Hunting > Big Game

The Right Elk Stuff

Finding habitat that actually holds elk is only one part of the equation. Learning to bounce around it strategically is the key factor to success.

September 17, 2014

Member's Hunt: Stalking the King of Deer

It took NRA members Jim Winjum of Bozeman, Mont., nearly a decade to draw a special bow hunting tag in one of Nevada's most coveted hunting areas. How'd the hunt play out? Read on to find out.

September 17, 2014

A Pair to Draw 2

At the end of every rainbow there is said to be a pot of gold. Sometimes, that pot holds a pair of bang-bang bull elk.

September 12, 2014

Nilgai Bacon Burger

Nilgai meat has great flavor—rich, lean, and juicy. It makes for wonderful hamburgers. You like hamburgers, right? Well, then Georgia Pellegrini's got another recipe for you.

September 03, 2014

Little Bear … Big Bear?

In Alberta good things come to those who wait­—and sometimes to those who don’t.

August 19, 2014

Packing Pistols In Bear Country

Carry guns can take many forms, but choosing one to wield in the wilderness deserves special considerations.

August 13, 2014

The Facts About Public-Land Elk

Sure, whitetails hide like rabbits when hunting pressure gets heavy, but they say when you bump elk they’ll walk right over the mountaintop. The thing is new studies show that to be true, but not necessarily.

August 12, 2014

Positively Grizzly

What to know before hunting North America’s apex predator.

August 08, 2014

HSUS Attempts to Drive Hunters, Shooters from Public Lands

NRA and other conservation organizations call for Interior Department to reject lead-ammo ban petition; Hornady urges hunters and shooters to take action.

July 31, 2014

5 Public-Land Elk Hunting Tips

Looking to tag out on public land? Here are five tips from one of the savviest Western hunters that Frank Miniter has worked with.

July 14, 2014

Last-Minute Aoudad

The hunt for a 34-inch aoudad sheep comes down to the wire as the sun sets over West Texas.

June 19, 2014

America's Twin Biathletes

You may have heard of Tracy and Lanny Barnes—the twin sisters of Olympic biathlon—but what you may not have known is that both women are avid hunters.

May 30, 2014

The Great New Mexico Bear Chase

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper recently set out to test a new Barnes bullet designed for the AAC .300 Blackout. His target? Black bear located at the Jicarilla Apache Nation near Dulce, N.M. Find out how he fared.

May 05, 2014

What Your Hunting Guide Wants

You know what you want in a hunting guide, and if you’ve ever gone on a guided hunt, you know that you will receive instructions and maybe even a few lists before you arrive.

April 21, 2014

Elk Hunting on the Horizon in Virginia?

The last group of Kentucky elk arrives in southwest Virginia this Friday, where a large crowd is expected to gather.

April 08, 2014