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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...

Top 5 Mule Deer Cartridges

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

How to Punch Back at Recoil

You acquired that magnum rifle for a reason, but the kick it delivered overwhelmed your...

How to Spot and Stalk Big Game

If you’ve never tried spotting and stalking, you owe it to yourself to give it...

5 Books Every Hunter Should Read

From great adventure stories to detailed how-tos, these five books will help shape the way...

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...

How to Build the Ultimate Brown Bear Rifle

The rifle was magnificently ugly. So ugly, in fact, that it was beautiful. Here’s how...

Top 7 Long-Range Hunting Loads

Curious about what loads to buy for hunting at greater distances? Here are a few...

Hardcore Hunting: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Rifle Functioning

Temperature, snow, dust, ice and mud can all adversely affect rifles. Here are five tips...

Public Land Hunting Etiquette

Here are some simple but significant “unwritten” rules you should always follow when hunting public...

Journal This Year: How to Record Recent Adventures and Plan Upcoming Ones

Keeping a handwritten journal and reading through old field notes is a great way to...

Use Closed Forest Service Roads to Hunt for Elk

United States Forest Service lands hold more than 400,000 miles of roads, many of which...

How to Set Up a Ground Blind for Bowhunting

Here’s how to set up a ground blind for bowhunting including location, brushing in and...

Backcountry Mule Deer Hunting: Tools and Tactics

You have to work hard and hunt smart to find a mature public-land mule deer...

Tips and Tactics for Hunting the West

For the hunter with courage, resourcefulness and a bit of skill, opportunities for hunting the...

Tips and Tactics for Late-Season Cow Elk

Reasonable draw odds, high success rates and filling the freezer with tender, tasty meat makes...

Backcountry Survival Tips: How to Deal with Disaster

Here’s how to handle various emergency situations in the wilderness, including hypothermia, severe bleeding, an...

Elk Hunting: The Mental Game

You can shoot a can off a post at 400 yards, you hike 5 miles...

Summer Prep for Western Big Game

Here’s how to prepare yourself and your rifle to avoid a swing-and-a-miss.

How to Make Your Dream Hunt a Reality

Here's what you need to be doing now to make that hunt of a lifetime...
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