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A Buck For A Century

Almost lost after the shot, this giant buck would later vanish for decades–and reappear atop the Boone and Crockett records list! 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of "The Jordan Buck."

December 18, 2014

Members' Best 2014: Whitetail Edition

Earlier this year, we published our "Members' Best" issue, which gave us the opportunity to showcase your trophies. In honor of the final Whitetail Week of 2014, we've decided to release an updated version of the gallery—Members' Best 2014: Whitetail Edition.

December 18, 2014

Lone Star Whitetail with Mossy Oak

What better way to celebrate the holiday season than by taking a trip to Texas to tag a whitetail? Armed with a Savage Arms Model 14 and Federal Premium's Fusion ammunition, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper joined Mossy Oak on a journey to Sonora, Texas, with hopes of knocking down a buck before 2014 could wind down. Get an inside look at his trip with this gallery.

December 18, 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

Zeiss Announces Pronghorn Dream Hunt Contest

Zeiss is launching an online contest for serious hunters to win a chance a three-day pronghorn antelope dream hunt in Wyoming for themselves and one guest.

December 15, 2014

First Look: Winchester Rooster XR

Winchester's intriguing Rooster XR 12-gauge shotshell possesses arguably the most innovative shot-protecting invention since the cushioned wad. Here are five reasons it's a real breakthrough.

December 11, 2014

Hardware: LHR Redemption

Until the economy tanked, there were several muzzleloaders on the market, but nowadays there are only a handful hunters can count on to outfit themselves for it. LHR Sporting Arms now offers one.

December 10, 2014

Confidence is Key

Lure the naturally suspicious coyote into a false sense of security and take more pelts to market this season.

December 08, 2014

How I Spent My Christmas Vacation: Chasing Redheads In the Sunny South

By late December in Bryce Towsley’s home state of Vermont, the ducks are gone. Unlike him, they are smart enough to understand there is another brutal winter coming and they flee south. So what’s a poor, frozen boy to do? Take the hint: Make like a bird and migrate south.

December 02, 2014

An Ethos in Delaware

To honor the debut of its new Ethos, Benelli put the shotgun on tour. The plan? Have one model visit all 50 states before SHOT Show. Oh, and there would be no cleaning of the firearm, either. A native of Delaware, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper was tapped to handle The First State's leg of the tour. Armed with the Ethos and a box of Federal Premium, he journeyed home with plans to knock a few birds out of the sky.

December 02, 2014

America's Ethos Visits Delaware

Being a native of Delaware, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper was tapped to handle The First State's leg of Benelli's America's Ethos Tour. How did he fare? Find out.

December 01, 2014

House Votes to Increase Duck Stamp, Bill Moves to Senate

In a voice vote on Monday, Nov. 17, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to raise the price of federal duck stamps from $15 to $25. The bill now moves to the Senate.

December 01, 2014

5 Crazy Whitetail Tactics That Can Save Your Season

Here are five strategies that may be a bit out of the ordinary, but could help you salvage your season.

November 21, 2014

Do's and Don'ts of Deer Drives

In some parts of the country, driving deer is still a go-to tactic. It’s a fun, camaraderie-filled way to hunt and can be very effective—if done correctly.

November 20, 2014

Bridges

The Natural Bridge transcends time and generations. This geological wonder in Virginia’s Rockbridge County spans Cedar Creek where it crosses old Highway 11 and looks as though it’s been forged by heavenly hands. Field Editor Jeff Johnston had the opportunity to hunt one special buck there last year. This is that story.

November 20, 2014