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Hunting Antlerless Elk on Public Land: Why and How

Contributor Aram von Benedikt dives into the why and how of public-land antlerless elk hunting—a more-accessible, yet similarly rewarding sister activity to pursuing backcountry bulls.

Member's Hunt: The Bear Tag

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Rick Orchard of Ellsinore, Missouri.

Know-How: Walk Away to Small-Game Hunting

If competition for big game like whitetails and elk has you questioning the sanity of arising early, just walk away from it … and into the uncomplicated life of hunting small game.

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.

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.

Leupold Announces Project Hunt Contest

Leupold's Project Hunt contest is offering one lucky hunter the chance to have their Fall 2021 hunt both filmed, and shared across Leupold's digital media platforms.

Luck On Lone Star Rams

In the rugged mountains of West Texas—home to desert bighorns and introduced aoudad—sheep hunters can strike it big.

Canyon Country Bulls and Bucks

A hunter’s first elk and a bogged-down stalk on a desert mule deer highlight hunts with new versions of Ruger’s M77 Hawkeye bolt actions.

Tips and Tactics for Hunting the West

For the hunter with courage, resourcefulness and a bit of skill, opportunities for hunting the West abound. Here’s how to begin turning your dreams into reality.

5 Great Over-the-Counter Hunts in the West

There’s no shortage of over-the-counter opportunities throughout the West that you can enjoy every year. Here are five of our favorites.

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