Archive for deer hunting

A Shooting Lesson from a Navy SEAL

Want to make more effective shots at deer? Take a lesson from a Navy SEAL. Then take his advice to the range and practice, practice, practice before you hit the woods.

December 16, 2014

Don’t Discount Midday During Deer Season

Dawn and dusk have magic, but you may well score more often at midday.

December 16, 2014

QDMA Hunter's Dream Sweepstakes Now Open

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) has launched its Hunter's Dream Sweepstakes, which will allow 30 winners to choose from over $300,000 in prizes—including 52 firearms and 26 "dream hunts."

November 10, 2014

Hort’s Hide-Away

Members of the Swanson clan trace their roots to a homestead in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula their ancestors built in 1857. They’re what are colloquially known as ‘Yoopers’—UP speak for ‘someone born up here.’ 2013 was the last deer camp for family patriarch George Swanson, for after 77 years prowling these woods, he could no longer trust his eyes.

October 31, 2014

5 Whitetail Essentials That Weigh Less Than 5 Ounces

Pack the essentials before you head out after whitetails this season. These five pieces of deer gear won't weigh you down.

September 23, 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

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

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

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

Deer Hunting with Uberti

Sheriff Jim Wilson jumped at the chance to join Uberti for a hunt in Texas and put the company's High-Wall rifle to the test. How did he fare? Read on to find out.

January 27, 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

Post-Thanksgiving Musings

Thanksgiving may be over, but it's never too late to give thanks. Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum belatedly shares some post-Thanksgiving musings about hunting and the rise of female hunters' numbers.

December 03, 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

Why We Hunt: Motivated By Meat

Once again I am the face of the modern-day hunter. Not only because I am a woman, but because I am motivated by meat.

November 05, 2013