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Best New Hunting Rifles for 2021

Here's a look at this year's most exciting new rifles for hunters looking to make an upgrade.

10 Reasons Why You Will Fail to Kill a Bull Elk This Season

Success rates in general elk units hover in the teens. Such a dismal success rate may be disheartening, but committing any number of cardinal sins can feel even worse. Here’s what not to do to tag a bull this fall.

Hour-to-Hour Elk Hunting Tactics

Elk, unlike whitetails, keep a schedule that allows hunting opportunities throughout the day. Here’s a plan for each portion of the day that keeps you one step ahead of the herd this month.

Top 5 Mule Deer Cartridges

Any of these five cartridges will set you up for a successful mule deer hunt anywhere they reside.

Waiting on Sunshine

The author watched a gobbler on his back 40 for two years before committing to hunting the bird. Afterwards, when all was quiet, he had to admit the woods didn’t seem the same. But he also had to admit a hunter wouldn’t have it any other way.

Members' Best 2021

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.

How to Spot and Stalk Big Game

If you’ve never tried spotting and stalking, you owe it to yourself to give it a go. Here are a few tips and tactics to help you be successful.

5 Books Every Hunter Should Read

From great adventure stories to detailed how-tos, these five books will help shape the way you hunt. Read, learn and enjoy: They are good teachers.

Cheap vs. Expensive Hunting Rifles: Which is Right for You?

Ever wonder what the difference really is between cheap and expensive hunting rifles (other than the price tag)? Contributor Aram von Benedikt takes us through a few noted differences, along with when to grab which.

How to Build the Ultimate Brown Bear Rifle

The rifle was magnificently ugly. So ugly, in fact, that it was beautiful. Here’s how to (and why you should) build your own.

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