18 Places Pressured Bucks Finds Sanctuary Lead

18 Places Pressured Bucks Find Sanctuary

Understanding how pressured deer react is the first step in figuring out where they go once hunters begin trudging afield.

Hardware: ATN ThOR 4 Thermal Riflescope

Rather than merely allowing someone to see objects in total darkness, the ThOR 4 thermal scope superimposes a digital, adjustable reticle over the viewing screen, allowing users to zero it to any firearm and experience accuracy on par with any quality riflescope.

Beagles, Bunnies and a Country Boy

Friends often give us the best perspectives on life, even when they can’t speak.

Dos and Don’ts When Talking About Hunting

You wouldn’t go hunting without proper preparation; likewise, it’s equally important to prepare to communicate effectively about hunting before you find yourself trying to defend it.

Member's Hunt: Bird Dog, Cletus

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Jake Geis of Parkston, South Dakota.

Join the Hunt: Argue to Succeed

Most Americans do not disapprove of hunting. Then again, most Americans don’t really understand much about conservation. As we advocate for hunting’s role on our landscape, it’s important to note arguments that work and don’t work when speaking with nonhunters and anti-hunters.

How to Create a Buck Showstopper

Scents, mock rubs or scrapes, decoys or even upturned earth may stop a curious buck long enough to create a brief shooting window.

7 Huge Bucks to Pump You Up for Deer Season

Here’s a look back at some giant 2020 whitetails from across the United States that are sure to get you pumped for deer season.

Field Tested: Chief Upland Over/Under Hunting Vest

The whistle rang in my ears as the Vizsla wheeled on cue. No pheasant there. The lack of a bird didn’t dim her spirits, however, as the dog’s excited bounce belied. Onward she ran, down row after row of stiff sorghum stalks in pursuit of her prey.

How to Hunt Timber-Dwelling Bucks

Edge habitat is not the only place to find a good buck. But hunting pressure and heat, and attractants like mast crops and scrape lines, may keep a buck away from edges longer than you’d like. Here’s how to hunt the woods to your advantage.

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