Hunting > Big Game

Enchanted Evening

Some gifts from elk country can’t be earned, only absorbed.

September 20, 2013

Big-Game Success Amid a Bout of Drought: How to Hunt a Parched Spot

Finding water isn’t always a dilemma. Finding the right water is, because all water sources are not created equal. Use these tips from Mark Kayser to connect to the right watering hole.

September 11, 2013

How to Tag a Bull Elk on Public Land

Sure, odds are best on private holdings and limited-entry units. But you can tag a bull elk on public land—here’s how.

September 05, 2013

They Shoot Horses Don't They?

Bryce M. Towsley had a romantic vision of a horseback hunting adventure, but a trip with horses will never go exactly like you planned.

August 27, 2013

Member's Hunt: 2 Bulls, 2 Bullets, 2 Minutes!

After returning from Iraq in June 2010, Noah Smith and his father Art made plans to hunt elk out west. This is the story of how the father/son duo shot two bulls with two bullets in two minutes. By Art Smith, Cedar Springs, Mich.

August 21, 2013

Where the Wild Roam: A B.C. Hunt for a Meat Moose

A hunt in British Columbia for the world’s largest deer offers sheer challenge, adventure and the chance to put hundreds of pounds of meat in the freezer—if you can find a bull in all that wilderness.

August 19, 2013

What Makes a "Good" Bull?

That can be a tough question, but Editorial Director John Zent knows one thing that matters is if you’re looking up or down the mountain.

August 15, 2013

Wounded and Lost

We don’t like to talk about our misses, or worse, our bad hits—but they happen. If it hasn’t happened to you, you probably haven’t hunted much. What does it feel like? Keith Wood explains.

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

From The Cookbook: Burick's 5-Pound Elk Salami

The only thing that makes a quick salami sandwich better is if it’s made from wild game.

July 11, 2013

What Women Ought to Know About Hunting and Killing

While those who disapprove of hunting are solidly in the minority, research indicates women are more likely to frown on hunting. Here's a look at why that may be the case.

July 09, 2013

The Only Girl in Camp

Female hunters chime in on what it's like being the only girl at camp and offer some solutions to make every hunt an enjoyable one. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Mallory

July 02, 2013

Q&A with Hunting Guide Rachel Ahtila

Ever wondered what it's like to be a hunting guide? Rachel Ahtila, a guide from British Columbia, talks about guiding, guns and her hunting aspirations.

June 28, 2013

Watch New Brotherhood Outdoors Season, Win a Boar Hunt

When you watch Brotherhood Outdoors, you can win a chance to join the hosts for a once-in-a-lifetime Russian boar hunt, simply by correctly answering questions posted on the show's website.

June 25, 2013