Archive for whitetail deer

Beat Thermals and Tag More Deer

Thermals aren't as predictable as they may seem. Consider these factors when choosing a stand location for whitetail deer on hillsides and other slopes.

August 27, 2014

My First Whitetail: Virginia Five-Point

A first-ever whitetail hunt resulted in not only a respectable five-point, but also some valuable hunting lessons.

March 07, 2012

Test Your Knowledge: Take Our Whitetail Deer Quiz!

Think you know everything about your backyard bucks? Check your knowledge against this whitetail quiz.

December 13, 2011

Hunting Big Buck Bedding Areas

Once the rut arrives, bucks spend their days avoiding hunters, sleeping and recovering in hiding spots, and you need to execute a home invasion to extract them.

October 17, 2011

Whitetail Season: Whitetail Deer Movement

Bill Winke discusses tracking the whitetails you have your eye on, and how studying your tracking history will lead to success.

August 31, 2011

Deer Knocks Over 5k Runner

During a New Jersey 5k race, a deer ran through the crowd of runners and knocked over a 7-year-old girl.

November 29, 2010

Canadian Deer Ring Woman's Doorbell

A Canadian woman can't seem to get rid of the local deer that frequent her yard, flower beds and now, even her door bell.

November 19, 2010

Website Lets Hunters Score Deer Online

Hunters now have the ability to score their deer from any laptop or smart phone right in the field using

November 16, 2010

Deer Run Through NY Wegmans

Shoppers got a surprise over the weekend when several deer broke into a Niagra Falls, N.Y. Wegmans and began running through the store.

November 16, 2010

Jeff's Three-Beamed Oklahoma Buck

New Jersey hunter Jeff Herrmann's mainframe 10-point had a bonus beam that was 12 inches long. The rack, scored as a 16-point non-typical, went 171 5/8 net.

August 23, 2010

Scott’s Camp Ripley Monster

Last October Scott O’Konek hunted Camp Riley, a military training base in Minnesota, and came home with a 32-point giant that scored 227 3/8.

August 23, 2010

B.J.’s December Bow Kansas Monster

B.J. Clement is a diehard archer who loves to bowhunt. Last year B.J. got a late season bow surprise, he harvested a stunning 12-point that scored 181 7/8.

August 23, 2010

Samantha’s Nebraska Rifle Giant

Samantha Bender's real-world giant had stickers and junk all over its rack, giving it an impressive look. It scored 173 4⁄8.

August 23, 2010

The Elusive Whitetail Deer

The whitetail is found across America except for the drier regions of the West—including much of Nevada, California and Utah—and Alaska and Hawaii.

October 15, 2009

Field-Judging Big Game

Accurately field-judging the trophy quality, or in some cases legality, of big game is an essential outdoor skill.

September 16, 2009