Archive for big game

Field Processing & Butchering on Backcountry Hunts

Here are four knives and tools that can get the job done on any backcountry hunt.

November 30, 2011

Best Mule Deer Hunting: Where and How

Don’t believe the gloom and doom. Nice mule deer bucks can still be had with a little homework before the hunt.

October 06, 2011

Find More Elk

If you have a hunting buddy, divide up promising territory, then share what you each found back at camp—doing so will double your chances of locating elk pockets.

September 07, 2011

When to Hunt: Bull Elk Before and After the Rut

Bowhunters who concentrate only on the peak of the rut pass up some of the best elk hunting of the season.

July 20, 2011

Waiting on Mule Deer

Waiting for a mule deer may not have the romanticism of a spot-and-stalk hunt, but when a buck enters the trap, the odds are clearly in your favor.

July 20, 2011

John Zent's Top Wild-Game Meats

Inspired by Steven Rinella’s “Top Game Meats,” here is another author’s take on a his favorite wild-game fare.

June 30, 2011

Top Wild-Game Cookbooks

There are plenty of cookbooks still on the market that are useful tools in guiding you in your wild endeavors in the kitchen.

June 30, 2011

Taxidermy Goes En Vogue

Taxidermy is increasingly becoming popular décor for the inhabitants of concrete-and-steel jungles.

June 17, 2011

Five Wild-Game Grilling Tips

The author serves up her top five tips for getting the most out of cooking on a grill, particularly if you decide to cook wild game.

May 31, 2011

How to Convince a Vegetarian to Eat Wild Game

Many people avoid meat on health, moral or environmental grounds, but according to the author, there is no excuse to not eat wild game.

May 09, 2011

What Bear Attacks Tell Us

With the number of bear attacks breaking records, it’s time to see what can be done to stop the trend.

May 04, 2011

Five Bizarre Bear Attacks

Frank Miniter, author of The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide, dug up these five bloody tales that prove anything is possible when it comes to bear attacks.

April 21, 2011

Cheap Spring Black Bear Hunts for 2011

Bob Robb shares six outfitters with comfortable camps, good equipment and high success rates for black bear hunting this spring.

April 14, 2011

Inside the Hunt for Trophy Poachers

Law-enforcement officers confiscated 41 heads when they busted Wendell Taylor and Gregory W. Crockarell “trophy poaching” on Fort Campbell military base last year.

February 11, 2011

Luck of the Tag Draw

Every big-game hunt is a great opportunity, but not every hunt will turn out as you hope, because getting lucky in the draw is just the first hurdle.

January 13, 2011