Hunting > Whitetails

Member's Hunt: The Brawl in the Fall

A brawl between two bucks is something that most hunters only dream of. NRA member David Trimble got to witness two mature bucks fighting, but would he get a shot at one?

October 15, 2013

On the Whitetail Clock

Whether we’re hunting the rut or keying on food sources, most deer hunters have a favorite day and magical hour for besting big bucks. What’s yours?

October 14, 2013

The Ultimate October Playbook

This month presents opportunities for a bowhunter or early-season muzzleloader hunter—if you don’t mess up first. Here’s how to score before the rut arrives.

October 03, 2013

Reading Rubs in Pre-Rut

A decade-long study of rubs done by Dr. Bryan Kinkel on a 488-acre property in Tennesee sheds some light on buck behavior to help plan your fall setup.

September 24, 2013

From The Cookbook: Quick Venison Stew

This Quick Venison Stew recipe from the NRA Member's Wild Game Cookbook, Second Edition is a great option for someone who wants to dip their toes back into a cold-weather favorite quickly and easily.

September 19, 2013

Hunting From the Ground

Although treestand hunting is often preferred, there are some unique advantages to hunting a ground blind. Field Editor Bill Winke looks at some of the situations where ground blinds are best.

September 10, 2013

How to Build a Well-Stocked Larder or Pantry

When it comes time to put all those delicious wild game recipes to use, you'll want to be prepared. So how can you go about building a larder or pantry that's just as self-sufficient as your protein stores? Georgia Pellegrini has a few recommendations.

August 28, 2013

Chronic Wasting Disease Impacts Pennsylvanians Who Hunt Out of State

Pennsylvanian hunters who are heading out of state to hunt this season can do their part to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease.

August 21, 2013

West Texas Rules

The author comes slowly to an epiphany hunters can have only in the Lone Star State.

August 20, 2013

Hunting in My Socks

Reminiscent of boyhood adventures, the author gives new meaning to back to basics as he stalks the hills and hones his skills—in his stocking feet.

August 14, 2013

Five On-the-Grill Game Meats to Try

The dog days of summer have arrived, and the backyard cookouts are plentiful. Still have some game meat to clear out of your freezer before the fall's new harvest arrives? Here are five on-the-grill recommendations from Georgia Pellegrini.

August 06, 2013

What Do Women Want in a Hunting Guide?

We asked some of the country’s top female hunters to reveal what they like and what they don’t like in a guide, based on their past experiences. See what Melissa Bachman, Tiffany Lakosky, Brenda Valentine and more had to say on the subject.

July 29, 2013

Wild Game is the New Green

Frank Miniter delves into the wild-game health craze to figure out why hipsters and foodies alike are flocking to get their hands on some.

July 26, 2013

Smith & Wesson M&P-10

.308 Winchester is perfect for most big game, and Smith & Wesson has provided hunters an M&P that's just right for the job.

July 19, 2013

Eight Ways to Survive Summer

Have the dog days of summer left you feeling a little blue? Don't give up hope! Kyle Wintersteen has offered a few fool-proof ways to sate your passion for the outdoors while you anxiously await fall.

July 19, 2013