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Wild Turkey for Thanksgiving

Where legal, a fall turkey hunt is the chance to hunt the icon of the fall feast; this is an opportunity to get off a morning bow stand and spend the midday scouting and hunting on your feet.

September 04, 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

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

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

End-of-Season Turkey Gear Roundup

Another spring turkey season has come and gone, and hunters throughout the country are winding down and anxiously waiting for fall. The summer is a great time to evaluate your gear, though, and determine what you need before you next venture into the woods. Here are a few products that our E-Media editors put to use this spring—and that you may want to consider adding to your collection before next season, if you haven't already.

June 07, 2013

You Killed a Wild Turkey—Now What?

Even the latest spring turkey seasons throughout the country will be closing within the next few days—were you among the many hunters that took their first gobbler this year? If so, now it's time to decide what to do with it. Georgia Pellegrini offers the following recommendations.

May 28, 2013

A Movie for Hunters Who Like Movies

It's no secret that Hollywood hasn't been much of friend to the American hunter in the last century. That said, if someone were to produce a modern hunting film, how would you want it to be done? Stephen Hunter has some ideas of his own.

April 24, 2013

From the Cookbook: Smoked Wild Turkey

Turkey season has commenced in most states, and some of the first reports of filled gobbler tags have already come in.

April 18, 2013

AmericanHunter.org's 2013 BragBoard

Half the fun of hunting is showing off the photos of your latest trip. AmericanHunter.org is offering you a chance to brag about your recent hunts right here, with our 2013 BragBoard. Browse other readers' photos below and, when you're ready, submit photos of your own using the "Upload" icon below. You can also submit pictures to EmediaHunter@nrahq.org.

April 09, 2013

What's In Your Vest?

Looking to tag a turkey this spring? Here's a selection of new gear that you may want to consider adding to your collection before you go after that gobbler.

April 03, 2013

Profile a Tom

If you don't have much room to roam, getting to know the routines of your local gobblers is probably your best chance to fill tags this spring. Not sure where to start? Here's a little know how.

April 02, 2013

Patterned for a Turkey Shoot

Unless your 12-gauge is a lemon, its standard full choke with a quality load of No. 4, 5 or 6 is perfectly adequate for turkeys to 40 yards. But hunters are seldom satisfied with adequate. You can usually squeeze a few more pellets into your shotgun’s pattern. Here’s how.

March 25, 2013

I Just Can't Do Another Turkey

Tired of the traditional? Here are some wild game alternatives to the big bird that you can try this Thanksgiving.

November 13, 2012