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Gear for Blackpowder Buffalo

What’s it take to hunt Cape buffalo with a muzzleloader? Here’s a look at what Editorial Director John Zent utilized on his recent trip to Mozambique.

Case Study: Decades of Deer Cartridges

Deer rifles and the cartridges loaded in them have run the gamut the last 50 years, from the Winchester 94 in .30-30 Win. to the Weatherby Mark V in .30-378 Wby. Mag. and the DPMS ARL in 6.5 Creedmoor.

5 Tips for Hunting Winter Whitetails

Didn’t fill your deer tag during the rut? There’s still time to find a good buck, but you must understand how whitetail behavior shifts in the winter months. Here are five tips for winter whitetail success.

5 Reasons to Hunt Whitetails in Kentucky

The Bluegrass State is home to some bruiser deer, and there are plenty of opportunities for both residents and out-of-state hunters. Here are five important reasons you should add Kentucky to your big-buck bucket list.

First Light: Deer Rank No. 1 with Hunters

Whitetail deer are the most commonly hunted animal in the country. But just how big of a hunting staple the species has become may surprise you.

When Paradise Is Defined By the Moment

Some areas are better than others for whitetails, but that doesn’t mean the grass is always greener someplace else.

Winchester Adds 6.5 Creedmoor, .223 Remington Offerings to Deer Season XP Line

For 2017, Winchester is adding .223 Rem. and 6.5 Creedmoor to its ever-popular Deer Season XP line of rifle cartridges.

6 Underrated Whitetail States

Think that you know where all the big bucks are? You might be surprised.

Make the Most of October Cold Fronts

It may start to feel like fall this month, but many deer hunters still find little to no luck in the woods. Here’s how to make the most of your time when the rut is still weeks away.

Scouting Secrets for Early-Season Bucks

You see a buck across a field in the soft, late light of a summer evening. You tell yourself he isn’t really that big. The velvet on his rack in the diffused light is giving the buck cartoon proportions. But he is big enough. You next look at the woods beyond the buck and wonder how you can get him in your sights in autumn daylight. To make that happen you have to concede and understand a few things.

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