Can a Cell Phone Replace a GPS?

The GPS forever changed the way many hunters operated in the field, and handheld versions of the technology earned what seemed like a permanent place in most gear bags. Now, though, Smartphones are beginning to challenge even the finest GPS units.

4 Packs for Any Deer Hunter

The right pack for deer hunting is like the right rifle—barring sentimental reasons, the best tool for the job often depends on the type of hunting you'll be doing.

Deer Camp USA: Catskills Camp

Larry Koller wrote the legendary book Shots at Whitetails in 1948, drawing on hunts at the Eden Falls Hunting and Fishing Club in the Catskill Mountains. Today Koller’s legacy endures, even as hunters move on from still-hunting and deer drives.

Mooching for Deer

Slow-motion drives nudge deer onto time-tested travel routes, rather than stampede them through neighboring woodlots.

Members' Best 2020

Your photos provide not simply a review of your accomplishments and endeavors over the past year, but a revealing snapshot of a nation full of dedicated American hunters.

Deer Camp in the Shadow of NYC

Three generations of the Gouger family have gathered every fall to hunt deer on a 128-acre farm in northwestern New Jersey since the 1950s. None of them has ever called it a “deer camp.” The place is just “the cabin.” But every hunter of the farm is aware the hunt endures today in the face of encroaching development.

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