Hunting > Big Game

Finding Wounded Game 202: The Advanced Course

These tips and techniques may help you the next time you need to follow up on a shot that didn’t go exactly as planned. Stick with it, use your brain as well as your eyes and feet, and maybe you can avoid the heartbreak of a wounding loss.

November 13, 2014

Member's Hunt: Big Country, Big Bore and a Big Ol’ Bull

Inspired by a recent American Hunter magazine piece, NRA member Dr. Stephen H. Corwin shares the story of his recent handgun elk hunt.

October 16, 2014

Guide to Public-Land Pronghorns

The pursuit of North America’s most unique big game requires an equally unique plan of attack.

October 11, 2014

Out Of the Hole

Battling bad luck, a broken truck and the flu, the author relies on sheer grit when chasing elk up and down a foreboding Utah landscape.

October 01, 2014

Kids These Days…

They say the youth of America just aren’t interested in hunting anymore. But they can’t say that about “Generation H.”

September 18, 2014

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