Archive for whitetail

Exclusive: Collar Camera Records Deer Predation By Cougar

Collars on Washington deer are providing fabulous insight into the behavior of predators and prey—and some interesting predation, too.

October 27, 2014

Find the Fall Range

A summer spent scouting a buck takes you only so far this time of year. To hunt and kill him you must first find him, now that he’s abandoned his bachelor group, then learn about his fall haunts and habits.

October 27, 2014

Blood Trail Basics

Nicely done! All your planning came to fruition, and you just shot a deer. If it didn’t drop within sight, though, the high-fiving may be premature. What you do next will determine whether you go home with fresh venison or just a sob story. Never fear, though—Bryce Towsley is offering a few tips to help ensure you recover your prey.

October 24, 2014

Turn Your Buck Into Bratwurst

Make hearty bratwurst with the meat from your buck (or doe)—instead of letting it sit in the freezer—by using a kit from Hi Mountain Seasonings.

September 24, 2014

Prerogatives

Recently Dave Campbell blogged about whether the .223 Rem./5.56 NATO cartridge is an adequate deer round. The response he received demanded a follow-up.

September 24, 2014

The ‘Crimes’ of TJ’s Father

Old-timers tell great stories about their first deer. But what if the story of your first deer is a lie?

September 22, 2014

What Happens After You Field Dress a Deer?

Unless you’re a very adventurous, or very hungry, hunter or cook, you probably don’t bring the stomach, intestines, lungs, etc. home to cook. So, just what happens to said remains? Keith Wood's game camera painted a pretty clear picture.

September 22, 2014

Whitetail Bowhunter's Quiz

The following 15 questions will test your basic understanding of whitetail bowhunting. How do you rate? Give our quiz a try and find out!

September 21, 2014

Delta Connections

In Yazoo County, Miss., Southern hospitality, hog and deer hunting and high-tech gear go hand in hand.

September 18, 2014

Why Electric Companies Might be Wildlife’s Best Friend

Could the corridors created by power lines help replace the wildlife habitat that's been disappearing through development and social pressures?

August 27, 2014

Venison Chili

This latest offering from Georgia Pellegrini is a good recipe to make during the year's warmer months, when it's high time to start making room in your freezer before fall.

August 24, 2014

Member's Hunt: Frozen Stiff

Ordinarily it would be safe to assume an Alaska resident would have a pretty firm grasp of how to keep a firearm functioning in the cold, wouldn’t it?

August 19, 2014

Win a Grizzly 700 EPS 4x4 ATV and Kansas Whitetail Hunt

Yamaha Outdoors has partnered with Powderhook and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) to offer consumers a chance to win a new Grizzly 700 EPS 4x4 ATV and a Kansas whitetail hunt.

July 15, 2014

New AR Cartridge for Hunting

Sharps Rifle Company will bring more power to the AR platform with the .25-45 Sharps this summer.

April 27, 2014

Determining Deer Age

With an understanding of how molars wear from year to year and some practice, hunters can reliably estimate the age of their deer.

March 10, 2014