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2021: The State of American Game, Thanks to America’s Hunters

Through the remarkable vision of conservationists including NRA members, Americans today see wildlife thriving from sea to sea.

Record Elk Shot in Minnesota

Minnesota hunter Lacey Lupien has officially broken a state record, taking the second-largest bull elk ever shot in the state.

Kansas Teen Tags World-Record Non-Typical Whitetail

Fourteen-year-old Paslie Werth, of Cimarron, Kan., shot a massive deer on Sept. 6—a 42-point whitetail buck tallying a gross green score of 282 6/8 inches—while rifle hunting on family property with her father.

How to Field Judge a Mule Deer in 30 Seconds

How do you determine whether the buck you’re looking at is good, great or a monster? Here are a few tricks you can use to quickly and confidently judge a mule deer’s real proportions.

10 Tips for Hunting Public Land Bucks

While the word “public” conjures visions of overcrowded parking lots and sparse game, those of us hunting public land this fall actually have millions of acres to roam. Do your research, and use this 10-point plan to take advantage of the bountiful public resource.

David Crockett: Son of Tennessee, King of the Wild Frontier

David Crockett's mythos is far more expansive than his exploits at the Alamo. The Tennessee-born frontier hero was a politician, solider, explorer and marksman; but most of all, he regarded himself as a hunter.

Join the Hunt: Get Real About Gear

New shooters don't need the newest, most technologically advanced gear to be successful in the field. It's practice, not product, that makes perfect.

A Sheep Hunter’s Rifle Comes Home

Famed conservationist Charles Sheldon is essentially solely responsible for the establishment of Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve. He was also a major hunter. And it’s at least due in part to that hunting prowess, along with his famed custom 6.5x53R rifle, that the Denali National Park and Preserve stands where and how it does today.

Join the Hunt: Mission or Fun?

To coax skeptics into shooting sports, ya gotta show ’em a good time.

5 Great Over-the-Counter Hunts in the West

There’s no shortage of over-the-counter opportunities throughout the West that you can enjoy every year. Here are five of our favorites.

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