Archive for whitetail hunting

American Chemical Society: Science of Deer Hunting Can Help Patients With Diabetes

Scientists at a meeting of the American Chemical Society presented evidence that the science behind suppressing a hunter's body odor in the field could help researchers develop a life-saving device for diabetes patients.

March 21, 2014

Member's Hunt: Blind Squirrels

NRA Member Tom Moore of Eatonville, Wash., has a message for all the hunters out there who have felt down on their luck in this story of deer hunting success.

February 20, 2014

Member's Hunt: 'Okay Dad, I Got This'

Connor Stafford didn't expect to see the biggest buck of his life when he went to scout some nearby BLM land, but when he did a quick phone call to his dad was just what he needed to get the job done.

January 31, 2014

Canyon Whitetails

If you look for deer in the deep canyons of north Idaho, be prepared to sweat up and down steep terrain. You should also be prepared to make sharply angled shots.

December 27, 2013

Member's Hunt: The Deer Saver

A gun can be so much more than just a hunting tool. This heartwarming story of the "Deer Saver" proves that a family heirloom can be a symbol of the gifts passed from father to son.

November 22, 2013

The Hot Ticket in Winter

Nail the weather forecast and find the food to make the late season great. Here’s what you need to pull a big buck out of the bare woods this month.

November 20, 2013

On the Whitetail Clock

Whether we’re hunting the rut or keying on food sources, most deer hunters have a favorite day and magical hour for besting big bucks. What’s yours?

October 14, 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

Smith & Wesson M&P-10

.308 Winchester is perfect for most big game, and Smith & Wesson has provided hunters an M&P that's just right for the job.

July 19, 2013

Sitka Releases Two Whitetail Packs

Sitka has released a pair of new OPTIFADE packs, each designed with hardcore whitetail hunters in mind.

July 16, 2013

Millennium Treestands Introduces L50

Millennium's new L50 sports a durable, yet lightweight, design and has features that are meant to make climbing up its ladder simple and safe.

April 12, 2013

Whitetail Season: Buck Personalities

Whitetail Season: Buck Personalities

January 22, 2013

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

Funnels

By Bob Robb

Pre-season scouting, trail cameras, and food plots. These three elements play a large role in many modern-day whitetail hunters’ bags of tricks. But when the rut is rolling and the bucks start cruising, a Ouija board might be of more benefit when it comes to getting in bow range of a mature buck.

November 30, 2012