Archive for deer

When Whitetails Attack

Though far from the most aggressive game animal, whitetail deer have occasionally been known to put a hurting on an unsuspecting hunter. Here are a few "Wilder World Outdoors" posts that involve Bambi "striking back," so to speak.

September 22, 2014

What Happens After You Field Dress a Deer?

Unless you’re a very adventurous, or very hungry, hunter or cook, you probably don’t bring the stomach, intestines, lungs, etc. home to cook. So, just what happens to said remains? Keith Wood's game camera painted a pretty clear picture.

September 22, 2014

3 Best Broadheads for Whitetails

Having trouble deciding on a broadhead for whitetail deer? Ten experienced bowhunters told us their go-to broadheads, and we compiled the results.

August 28, 2014

Beat Thermals and Tag More Deer

Thermals aren't as predictable as they may seem. Consider these factors when choosing a stand location for whitetail deer on hillsides and other slopes.

August 27, 2014

Wilder World's "Best Of" Whitetail Entries

It's time to look back—in this case, at some of the best whitetail-related "Wilder World" entries thus far. Strap in, folks, this could get bumpy.

August 26, 2014

PRADCO Comes to Town

PRADCO markets and sells brands hunters know and love.

April 01, 2014

Aging Game Meat

Don't age deer meat at a temperature higher than 37 degrees Fahrenheit.

March 24, 2014

Whitetail Blow vs. Snort

We hear the sounds and we use the terms, but what do they actually mean? Is a whitetail's "snort" the same as its “blow”?

March 07, 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

Alabama Man Loses Eye to "Pet" Deer

An Alabama man has allegedly been blinded in one eye by a deer he kept as a pet.

November 12, 2013

Deer in the Long Grass

Pockets of plum hold prairie mule deer and whitetails—a few little ones. For more bucks and big antlers, look in the grass.

October 29, 2013

Hunt Bucks as Individuals

Using his personal property as a laboratory to study individual buck behavior, the author has made some eye-popping discoveries. Even if the area you hunt is nothing like his, his findings might help you better understand your quarry.

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

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

Can You Keep Deer From Wiping Out A Food Plot?

So you're trying to develop a food plot, but the local whitetail are tearing it up before its ready. Is the anything you can do? The BullShooters have an answer.

August 24, 2013