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Best Deer Hunting Days

Best Deer Hunting Days

Here are your best days to hunt whitetails in 2012.
Bargain Deer Hunts

Bargain Deer Hunts

It's not too late to score on the whitetail hunt of your dreams—and you might...
Patterning a Buck? No Problem.

Patterning a Buck? No Problem.

Trail cameras and other innovations have made patterning a buck easier than ever.
Should You Move Your Stand?

Should You Move Your Stand?

During the whitetail rut there are two schools of thought when it comes to hanging...
Michael Waddell’s Rut Time Strategies

Michael Waddell’s Rut Time Strategies

It may be the easiest time of the year to take a big buck, but...
Hunting the Rut: A 7-Day Guide

Hunting the Rut: A 7-Day Guide

To get the most out of the rut: Spend your time where the does concentrate,...
Making Sense of Scents

Making Sense of Scents

Using scent is common during the rut. Many of my buddies swear by various forms...
Whitetail Season: Pre-Rut Plans

Whitetail Season: Pre-Rut Plans

Bill Winke reveals his pre-rut plans, and advises you on how to go about solidifying...
Hunting Big Buck Bedding Areas

Hunting Big Buck Bedding Areas

Once the rut arrives, bucks spend their days avoiding hunters, sleeping and recovering in hiding...
5 Early-Season Deer Stand Locations

5 Early-Season Deer Stand Locations

For the most productive early season whitetail hunts, focus on these five hotspots.
When and What Deer Scent to Use

When and What Deer Scent to Use

The most effective scent strategies are also among the most simple to execute. You just...
Quick Ideas for Summer Food Plots

Quick Ideas for Summer Food Plots

These organic deer magnets can attract and hold whitetails in an area where they otherwise...
Five Best DIY Bowhunts In the West

Five Best DIY Bowhunts In the West

If you have the ambition to launch your own bowhunt, the West offers the best...
When to Hunt: Bull Elk Before and After the Rut

When to Hunt: Bull Elk Before and After the Rut

Bowhunters who concentrate only on the peak of the rut pass up some of the...
Five Bizarre Bear Attacks

Five Bizarre Bear Attacks

Frank Miniter, author of The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide, dug up these five bloody tales...
Deer Hunting's FAQs

Deer Hunting's FAQs

As a blogger/editor/writer for the fine publications of the NRA, I often field and answer...
What Pressured Bucks Do

What Pressured Bucks Do

GPS tracking collars are revealing how bucks change their patterns when the hunting season starts.
Why Late-Season Deer Hunting Beats the Rut

Why Late-Season Deer Hunting Beats the Rut

Late-season bucks are simple to pattern. Spend your winter afternoons bundled up near a high-calorie...
When to Get Out of That Stand

When to Get Out of That Stand

Sometimes deer hunters need to make something happen. Here’s when to get proactive and what...
How to Adjust to the Rut’s Phases

How to Adjust to the Rut’s Phases

The rut calls for a series of adjustments. As the bucks change their behavior patterns,...
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