Archive for hunting tips

Your Best Stand

With the blizzard of media sources at our fingertips today, sometimes fundamentals get lost amid so much information. Bill Winke provides a few simple tips that may be getting overlooked.

July 29, 2014

The 26-Yard Hunting Zero

Much has been written on the ideal distance to zero a hunting rifle. There is no best sight-in range for everyone, because the range at which hunters expect to shoot their quarry differs considerably. There is one technique, however, that should allow you to hold your crosshairs on the vitals of deer-sized game and keep the bullet inside the vital zone out to 280 yards—and Jeff Johnston's ready to share it with you.

February 04, 2014

The Little Big Game

When Frank Miniter was left to hunt rabbits without the help of dogs he found that it wasn't as difficult as he surmised. Here are some helpful tips to land cottontails without dogs.

January 28, 2014

Tricking the Trickster

Coyotes can be found from Central America to Alaska and across the Lower 48. Frank Miniter shares some important tips for hunting these wily predators, and it starts with a little respect.

December 26, 2013

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

The Ultimate October Playbook

This month presents opportunities for a bowhunter or early-season muzzleloader hunter—if you don’t mess up first. Here’s how to score before the rut arrives.

October 03, 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

The Only Girl in Camp

Female hunters chime in on what it's like being the only girl at camp and offer some solutions to make every hunt an enjoyable one. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Mallory

July 02, 2013

5 Coyote Hunting Tips From the Pros

Use these five insider tips to hunt coyotes like a pro.

January 04, 2013

Five Pre-Season Hunting Preparation Tips

Dove season is here and the rest of the fall seasons are quick to follow. Not sure how much you should be preparing? Here are five tips from Georgia Pellegrini.

September 04, 2012

Unvarnished Hunting Truths

We hold the following hunting truths to be self-evident:

October 27, 2011

Whitetail Season: Pre-Rut Plans

Bill Winke reveals his pre-rut plans, and advises you on how to go about solidifying your strategy for this season.

October 19, 2011

Four Tips to Increase Your Odds

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September 19, 2011

After Finding Giants

It is ironic (and you will likely think we staged it) that we were able to find the exact same two bucks I introduced in Episode 1 of Whitetail Season just a few days after filming that segment. Jared Mills, one of my producers (he produces the Illinois series on the MidwestWhitetail.com website), found the bucks during the middle of last week. We had been seeing a couple of big deer in that area and Jared finally set up in a treestand about 150 yards away and got some very good footage of them. They were moving together, a very impressive bachelor group!

August 10, 2011

Obsession Is a Man Named Mike Gilbert

If outwitting big deer with a bow wasn’t consuming enough, Mike Gilbert is also addicted to trophy antelope hunting.

November 05, 2010