Archive for whitetails

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

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

NorthCountry Whitetails Releases “Whitetails: From Ground to Gun”

This latest book from the guys at NorthCountry Whitetails has been hailed as a "monumental leap into a new era of whitetail knowledge."

July 31, 2013

Are We Losing Our Wildlife Management Areas?

Many states in the East have few WMAs that approach proper habitat management after 75 years of Pittman-Robertson Act funding.

March 08, 2013

Cumin Crusted Venison Loin Recipe

Try this venison loin recipe for a quick and easy weekday meal.

March 01, 2013

Lessons from Girl Hunter Weekends

AmericanHunter.org contributor Georgia Pellegrini regularly hosts her own "Girl Hunter Weekends." Here's what she's been learning from the largely all-female trips.

February 20, 2013

Women Steal, Run Over Hunter's Trophy Buck

It's no secret that being a braggart can get you into trouble sometimes, and Kelly Sokel certainly learned that last November. The Wisconsin native had just taken the largest buck of his life (sporting an 8-point, 19½ spread) on Nov. 21, according to the Post-Crescent, and intended to celebrate. The problem was, he probably started a little too soon: Sokel rolled up to an establishment called Hank's Tavern with the whitetail still in the bed of his truck.

February 05, 2013

New Year's Resolutions for Hunters

Struggling to stick to your New Year's Resolution already? That's alright: Georgia Pellegrini's got five that all hunters should adopt for 2013—and beyond.

January 25, 2013

Five Obscure Wild Game Meats to Try

Do you eat enough wild game for it to be considered "the norm?" Then it's time to mix things up a bit by trying one of these five more obscure wild game delicacies.

January 09, 2013

From the Cookbook: Wild Game Enchiladas

This wild game mix-up of a Mexican classic is a great choice for the family that calls for venison, antelope, or elk.

January 07, 2013

A Wild Game Christmas

A selection of holiday wild game dishes from Georgia Pellegrini.

December 18, 2012

From the Cookbook: Venison Jerky

You've got your venison steaks and maybe even some ground venison burger, but now you're looking for a good venison snack. Try a little jerky.

December 13, 2012

The Last Great Hope

If you play your cards right the rut’s second peak and the bucks’ increased focus on food this time of year can pay dividends.

December 12, 2012

Do Bucks Go Nocturnal, or Just Leave?

By Bob Robb

Did this happen to you this past hunting season? Before opening day you found a really good buck using your trail cameras, so you set stands, were all a-twitter—then never saw him again all season. Did you think you did something wrong, and forced him to go nocturnal? Maybe—but probably not.

December 12, 2012

Venison Pizza

Just about everyone loves a good pizza. Make yours stand out by working in another favorite—venison.

December 10, 2012