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Ducks in Crowded Places

Duck hunting in crowded places is as much about out-maneuvering people as it is about ducks. Let Field Editor Frank Miniter explain.

December 09, 2014

Know How: Get in a Buck Funnel Now

The trouble with magazine articles on stand placement is it’s easy for us writers to make it seem so cartoon-simple. The truth is stand placement is more often as complex as a Dostoyevsky novel. Frank Miniter explains.

November 12, 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

Where Doves Fly

Field Editor Frank Miniter offers five tips that should help you get a leg up on your competition in the dove field this fall.

September 08, 2014

Book Review: 'The Future of the Gun'

Frank Miniter saw a need for a reporter to honestly go inside America’s gun culture for answers about our relationship with the gun and what’s to come. The result? His new book, "The Future of the Gun."

August 30, 2014

The Facts About Public-Land Elk

Sure, whitetails hide like rabbits when hunting pressure gets heavy, but they say when you bump elk they’ll walk right over the mountaintop. The thing is new studies show that to be true, but not necessarily.

August 12, 2014

Scouting Tools You Really Shouldn’t Have

Some of these scouting tools are prompting even Field Editor Frank Miniter to snoop on the neighbors.

July 16, 2014

5 Public-Land Elk Hunting Tips

Looking to tag out on public land? Here are five tips from one of the savviest Western hunters that Frank Miniter has worked with.

July 14, 2014

5 Mature Buck Myths Dashed

According to deer biologists, there are many misconceptions associated with mature buck behavior. We talked to a wildlife biologist with the QDMA to help bust five of these commonly-held myths.

May 20, 2014

Turkey Season's Public-Land Play

Field Editor Frank Miniter put his own tips to use this morning.

May 02, 2014

An Everyman's Option for Big Whitetail Deer

Using the information gleaned from prominent deer researchers and experts can help you find your own big-buck hangout to help you land the whitetail of your dreams.

April 29, 2014

How to Predict and Hunt Gobbling Peaks

To help you tag a turkey this season, Field Editor Frank Miniter shares some helpful tips on how to predict and hunt gobbling peaks.

March 24, 2014

A Ride-Along with Stewards of Africa's Wild

Africa keeps its wildlife wild and free only by adhering to a strict conservation philosophy that includes all stakeholders—government entities, ranchers, hunting outfits, professional hunters and human inhabitants in the bush—putting skin in the game.

March 10, 2014

The Little Big Game

When Frank Miniter was left to hunt rabbits without the help of dogs he found that it wasn't as difficult as he surmised. Here are some helpful tips to land cottontails without dogs.

January 28, 2014

Trapping in the Land Between

Gene Garrett's passion is suburban trapping, and as it's becoming a more popular and lucrative pastime he shares his knowledge with the next generation.

January 28, 2014