Archive for know-how

Know How: Get in a Buck Funnel Now

The trouble with magazine articles on stand placement is it’s easy for us writers to make it seem so cartoon-simple. The truth is stand placement is more often as complex as a Dostoyevsky novel. Frank Miniter explains.

November 12, 2014

Blood Trail Basics

Nicely done! All your planning came to fruition, and you just shot a deer. If it didn’t drop within sight, though, the high-fiving may be premature. What you do next will determine whether you go home with fresh venison or just a sob story. Never fear, though—Bryce Towsley is offering a few tips to help ensure you recover your prey.

October 24, 2014

The Pre-Rut Gamble

Are you good enough? That's the question to consider when hunting a mature buck while the canopy is still up and bright and the rut’s madness is still weeks away.

September 22, 2014

Hornady and Gunwerks: Reloading for Long Range

NRA Publications Armorer Christopher Olsen had the chance to spend a few days reloading Hornady ammunition and putting it to good use at Gunwerks' long range shooting course. Get an inside look at what he learned with this gallery.

September 10, 2014

Where Doves Fly

Field Editor Frank Miniter offers five tips that should help you get a leg up on your competition in the dove field this fall.

September 08, 2014

25 Things Every Hunter Should Know

Everything from offroad driving to backcountry first-aid—25 skills you just can't do without.

June 04, 2009

10 Ways to a Better Deer Spot

Turn so-so small properties into big-time “deer scapes” where the herds are healthier, the bucks bigger and the hunting just plain better.

June 02, 2009