Archive for deer hunting

Member's Hunt: The Legend of the Bell Buck

NRA member Jim Izzo was hunting bucks in western Montana with Big Salmon Outfitters when he encountered a buck that will forever 'ring' in his memory.

October 29, 2013

Deer Hunting: When to Get Aggressive

When the rut is in full swing and the bucks are moving that doesn't mean it's time to sit in your stand and passively wait. Use these tips to help you get aggressive with bucks this season.

October 29, 2013

Five Rut Revelations

After 25 years of hunting every day of the rut, Bill Winke found that keeping it simple is the key. Use these five hard-won tips to fill your tag this fall.

October 17, 2013

Member's Hunt: The Brawl in the Fall

A brawl between two bucks is something that most hunters only dream of. NRA member David Trimble got to witness two mature bucks fighting, but would he get a shot at one?

October 15, 2013

Gear for Deer

Here's the latest deer gear you'll want to check out for hunting season direct from the pages of American Hunter magazine.

October 14, 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

Chronic Wasting Disease Impacts Pennsylvanians Who Hunt Out of State

Pennsylvanian hunters who are heading out of state to hunt this season can do their part to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease.

August 21, 2013

West Texas Rules

The author comes slowly to an epiphany hunters can have only in the Lone Star State.

August 20, 2013

Keep 'Em Where You Want 'Em with the Mineral Mizer Bag

The Mineral Mizer bag is simple to fill with the mineral of your choice. You then hang it, wet it and leave it.

August 16, 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

Whitetail Season: Buck Personalities

Whitetail Season: Buck Personalities

January 22, 2013

Moultrie P-150 Panoramic Trail Camera

Moultrie has unveiled the P-150 Panoramic trail camera, one of the most unique and innovative devices of its kinds to hit the market in the last few years. The design involves three infrared motion sensors and a moving lens that travels from one side to the other, covering a 150-degree area. According to Moultrie, the camera will photograph three times the area of the average trail camera.

January 16, 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