Archive for Frank Miniter

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

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

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

Go Small For Big Game

Small game hunting may not thrill you as much as a whitetail or elk hunt, but it's a great way to keep your skills sharp. Squirrels can provide quite the challenge, and will help ensure that your technique doesn't pick up any rust while you await fall.

July 19, 2013

Can a Cell Phone Replace a GPS?

The GPS forever changed the way many hunters operated in the field, and handheld versions of the technology earned what seemed like a permanent place in most gear bags. Now, though, Smartphones are beginning to challenge even the finest GPS units.

May 29, 2013

A Hunting Program That Saves Kids’ Lives

Camp Compass Academy does more than take kids hunting. It teaches them how a life outdoors, away from the streets, can mold them into the mature adults America needs.

April 18, 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

Surviving With Wolves

Wildlife managers, hunters, trappers and others are creating new frameworks to ensure there is room on the landscape for predators and prey.

February 27, 2013

5 Coyote Hunting Tips From the Pros

Use these five insider tips to hunt coyotes like a pro.

January 04, 2013

Are Whitetail Populations Destined to Decline?

Deer populations are down by about 2.8 million since 2008. Some biologists are alarmed by this, while others believe it’s natural and healthy for the overall herd.

December 05, 2012

Somewhere in a Rifleman's Paradise

Tag along during a spot-and-stalk for a magnificent pronghorn in New Mexico.

October 22, 2012

Decoy a Buck

Poor decoy placement can spook a whitetail. Looking for some advice? Try this tips from Frank Miniter.

October 19, 2012

Beating the October Lull

Many hunters struggle to find bucks in October. That doesn't have to be the case, as Frank Miniter makes plain in his four simple tips to beating the October lull.

October 01, 2012

Eddie's Bear

Outfitters put us in treestands they’ve hung. They back us up on brown bears. They fly us in their planes. So you need to be sure you’re hiring a professional.

September 19, 2012

The Art of Rangefinding

A rangefinder can be one of a hunter's most valuable tools, but only when used properly. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of yours.

July 25, 2012