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Mule Deer on the Eastern Edge

Fifty years ago it was tough to find a mule deer in West Texas, but today it seems like they’re everywhere … unless you’re hunting them, of course. Last year, the author scoured the area’s red rock canyons and mesquite-covered ridges to learn what has led to their abundance.

Member's Hunt: Texas Two-Step

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Frank Gentile of Hopewell, N.Y.

Behind the Bullet: .350 Rigby Magnum

The .350 Rigby Magnum is vastly overlooked even among rifle cranks but was at one time as popular as the .375 H&H Magnum. Released in 1908, it is an entirely original design, and was the first to feature the sharp 45-degree shoulder which is the hallmark of the Rigby designs.

Top 5 All-Around North American Big-Game Cartridges

With respect to overall performance and ammunition availability, here are the five best all-around cartridges for North American big-game species.

The ‘Deer Meat Santa Claus’

Residents in Gregg County, Texas, see Warden Todd Long coming—and why not? More than a decade ago, he began turning roadkill and illegally taken game into packaged meat to distribute to members of the community who may benefit from it. His diligence and generosity has become a regular part of the landscape in East Texas.

13 Most Underrated Whitetail States

Here’s a look at 13 states that deer hunters overlook but shouldn’t.

Free Hunter Education Online: NRA’s Gift to Hunters

In 1949, your NRA developed a program that became the basis for hunter education nationwide. Today, as new modes of communication allow such education to reach even further, your NRA crafted a new hunter education curriculum and offered it to the hunting world free of charge.

Member's Hunt: Kelli’s First Hunt

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Roby Robichaux, Lafayette, Louisiana.

Timing the Whitetail Rut

How can we know when the rut will occur based on geographic location? Because history (and the rut) repeats itself.

NRA to Hold 151st Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Houston May 2022

The National Rifle Association has announced the location of its 151st Annual Meeting and Exhibits will be in Houston, Texas, May 27-29, 2022.

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