Archive for hunting tactics

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

Reflections on a Marvelous Madness

Gobblers can humble us, baffle us and make fools of us—all of which is why turkey hunting is so wonderfully alluring.

March 11, 2010

Be Bold

Here are the cunning, crafty, utterly clandestine (and sometimes ridic­ulous) tactics American Hunter staff pulled on hard-to-call toms in seasons past.

February 03, 2010

Whitetail Hotspots: The High Plains

This is the prairie and High Plains ribbon habitat, perhaps the easiest place to hunt big whitetails in the world.

August 19, 2009

10 Rules of Whitetail Calling

Looking back over the last 30 bucks I’ve shot, I’m not surprised to find that 11 of them came within bow range only because I called to them.

June 11, 2009

Planning for Pheasant

We all love when a plan comes together, but it can't until you make it. Too often pheasant hunters blunder through the fields without a plan.

June 11, 2009

The Emergency Fire

Want to avoid a cold and miserable night lost in the woods? Be prepared with the skills to start an emergency fire.

June 10, 2009

Five Keys to Rattling

Haven't had the best luck with rattling in the past? Well, hang in there, keep cracking and remember these five keys. Your rattling luck will soon change.

June 10, 2009

Smart Whitetail Scent System

Neutralize then enhance your scent for your best chance at getting your buck.

June 09, 2009