Archive for frank miniter

Get in Tune with Waterfowl

Use these helpful hunting tips from Avery Outdoors pro-staffer Wayne Radcliffe to get in tune with the waterfowl in your neck of the woods.

November 19, 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

Thieves Want Your Taxidermy

Not so very long ago Jeff Foxworthy might have joked, “If you’re more worried about your deer heads being stolen than your credit cards … you might be a redneck.” But over the last decade a couple of high-profile thefts of big deer have given the worry some validity.

October 21, 2013

Reading Rubs in Pre-Rut

A decade-long study of rubs done by Dr. Bryan Kinkel on a 488-acre property in Tennesee sheds some light on buck behavior to help plan your fall setup.

September 24, 2013

Memories Earned: A New England Grouse Hunt

In the woods of New England sparks of truth reveal days spent grouse hunting are always perfect, the shots always true, even if the birds don’t always cooperate.

September 16, 2013

Wild Turkey for Thanksgiving

Where legal, a fall turkey hunt is the chance to hunt the icon of the fall feast; this is an opportunity to get off a morning bow stand and spend the midday scouting and hunting on your feet.

September 04, 2013

Hunting in My Socks

Reminiscent of boyhood adventures, the author gives new meaning to back to basics as he stalks the hills and hones his skills—in his stocking feet.

August 14, 2013

Go Small For Big Game

Small game hunting may not thrill you as much as a whitetail or elk hunt, but it's a great way to keep your skills sharp. Squirrels can provide quite the challenge, and will help ensure that your technique doesn't pick up any rust while you await fall.

July 19, 2013

Can a Cell Phone Replace a GPS?

The GPS forever changed the way many hunters operated in the field, and handheld versions of the technology earned what seemed like a permanent place in most gear bags. Now, though, Smartphones are beginning to challenge even the finest GPS units.

May 29, 2013

A Hunting Program That Saves Kids’ Lives

Camp Compass Academy does more than take kids hunting. It teaches them how a life outdoors, away from the streets, can mold them into the mature adults America needs.

April 18, 2013

Profile a Tom

If you don't have much room to roam, getting to know the routines of your local gobblers is probably your best chance to fill tags this spring. Not sure where to start? Here's a little know how.

April 02, 2013

The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide By Frank Miniter

The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide was a New York Times Best Seller in 2009, but now it’s out as a more affordable paperback with new chapters and illustrations.

February 26, 2013

Are Whitetail Populations Destined to Decline?

Deer populations are down by about 2.8 million since 2008. Some biologists are alarmed by this, while others believe it’s natural and healthy for the overall herd.

December 05, 2012

Somewhere in a Rifleman's Paradise

Tag along during a spot-and-stalk for a magnificent pronghorn in New Mexico.

October 22, 2012

Decoy a Buck

Poor decoy placement can spook a whitetail. Looking for some advice? Try this tips from Frank Miniter.

October 19, 2012