Archive for whitetail hunting

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

Whitetailers: Report to the Woods Now!

The next 10 days are prime time for scouting big bucks transitioning between summertime bachelor groups and fall breeding patterns.

September 26, 2014

The Pre-Rut Gamble

Are you good enough? That's the question to consider when hunting a mature buck while the canopy is still up and bright and the rut’s madness is still weeks away.

September 22, 2014

The Six Guys You Meet in Deer Camp

There's not just one stereotypical whitetail hunter—it's more like six. Have you met them all? Read on and find out.

September 21, 2014

AmericanHunter.org Launches "Whitetail Week"

AmericanHunter.org is proud to launch "Whitetail Week," a new online-only initiative designed to deliver as much content as possible about North America's favorite game animal.

August 26, 2014

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Trail Camera

NRA Publications' Christopher Olsen offers five simple tips that should help you get more out of your trail cameras this fall.

August 25, 2014

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