Hunting > Whitetails

Red-Carpet Blacktail

When the author agreed to speak at Friends of NRA-related events in Alaska, he had no idea how good the "pay" would be.

January 08, 2014

Venison in Red Wine & Port Mushroom Sauce

The fewer steps in your process the more likely you are to cook for yourself on a busy weeknight. Which is exactly why Georgia Pellegrini often turns to this quick and easy sauce when preparing her wild game.

January 06, 2014

Winchester Ammo "R&D" Outing in North Texas

Editorial Director John Zent and Development Manager Tom Rickwalder were in Canadian, Texas, with Winchester Ammo last month for a "R&D" outing, testing a new load that's still in the development process. Early indications are that the developmental load—due for release in January, 2015—will be great shakes for deer hunters. Mt. Hide Outfitters did a fine job putting the hunters on deer on this north Texas ranch.

January 03, 2014

Canyon Whitetails

If you look for deer in the deep canyons of north Idaho, be prepared to sweat up and down steep terrain. You should also be prepared to make sharply angled shots.

December 27, 2013

From the Cookbook: Hunting Camp Venison Stroganoff

If you want to wow your hunting camp buddies, then give this recipe from the NRA Member's Wild Game Cookbook, Second Edition, a go.

December 12, 2013

Member's Hunt: The Deer Saver

A gun can be so much more than just a hunting tool. This heartwarming story of the "Deer Saver" proves that a family heirloom can be a symbol of the gifts passed from father to son.

November 22, 2013

The Hot Ticket in Winter

Nail the weather forecast and find the food to make the late season great. Here’s what you need to pull a big buck out of the bare woods this month.

November 20, 2013

Game-Day Substitutions

Here are some of Georgia Pellegrini's favorite go-to recipes from across the web that incorporate wild game into the menu, both as main course options and simple finger food for game day.

November 04, 2013

From The Cookbook: Toothsome Tenders

Everyone loves chicken tenders, but have you ever tried wild-game meat tenders? Check out the latest recipe from the NRA Member's Wild Game Cookbook, Second Edition.

October 31, 2013

Member's Hunt: The Legend of the Bell Buck

NRA member Jim Izzo was hunting bucks in western Montana with Big Salmon Outfitters when he encountered a buck that will forever 'ring' in his memory.

October 29, 2013

Deer in the Long Grass

Pockets of plum hold prairie mule deer and whitetails—a few little ones. For more bucks and big antlers, look in the grass.

October 29, 2013

Hunt Bucks as Individuals

Using his personal property as a laboratory to study individual buck behavior, the author has made some eye-popping discoveries. Even if the area you hunt is nothing like his, his findings might help you better understand your quarry.

October 29, 2013

Deer Hunting: When to Get Aggressive

When the rut is in full swing and the bucks are moving that doesn't mean it's time to sit in your stand and passively wait. Use these tips to help you get aggressive with bucks this season.

October 29, 2013

Thieves Want Your Taxidermy

Not so very long ago Jeff Foxworthy might have joked, “If you’re more worried about your deer heads being stolen than your credit cards … you might be a redneck.” But over the last decade a couple of high-profile thefts of big deer have given the worry some validity.

October 21, 2013

Six Generations of Deer Camp Traditions

Nothing says tradition like deer camp. Just ask this old-timer whose hunting party now spans six generations of family and friends ... and sometimes deer. 

October 20, 2013