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Why Nonresident Hunters Matter

Why Nonresident Hunters Matter

The numbers don't lie. Though residents fill the fields, nonresident hunters are a loyal bunch,...
The Smart Way to Pack Out Elk

The Smart Way to Pack Out Elk

Elk country presents its share of challenges, especially when a bull dies in a deep,...
10 Whitetail Myths Debunked

10 Whitetail Myths Debunked

We investigate 10 commonly held beliefs about deer behavior and separate facts from folklore.
First Light: Hunter Recruitment Efforts Shift to Adults

First Light: Hunter Recruitment Efforts Shift to Adults

Acknowledging youth hunter recruitment efforts may not necessarily pay dividends, many states now focus additional...
First Light: Crop-Eating Cranes Killed as Nuisance

First Light: Crop-Eating Cranes Killed as Nuisance

Hundreds of Eastern sandhill cranes are killed every year in regulated hunting seasons. But ironically,...
First Light: Deer Rank No. 1 with Hunters

First Light: Deer Rank No. 1 with Hunters

Whitetail deer are the most commonly hunted animal in the country. But just how big...
Why Having a Hunting Partner Keeps You Afield

Why Having a Hunting Partner Keeps You Afield

Hunting buddies provide more than a laugh and a hand at camp. Studies show they...
Mooching for Deer

Mooching for Deer

Slow-motion drives nudge deer onto time-tested travel routes, rather than stampede them through neighboring woodlots.
Are Eastern Cougars Breeding?

Are Eastern Cougars Breeding?

Until someone runs over Bigfoot, no roadkill will equal the fame achieved by a 3-year-old...
Know-How: Deer Hunt App to Track Top Tactics

Know-How: Deer Hunt App to Track Top Tactics

The latest smartphone app developed by researchers at Mississippi State University will likely deliver unprecedented...
Be An Apex Predator

Be An Apex Predator

If football is a game of inches, then hunting is a chase of split-seconds.
Defeat the Whitetail's Eye

Defeat the Whitetail's Eye

Until manufacturers make clothing and laundry soaps that eliminate human movements, deer hunters should realize...
Veterans Tackle The Coues Deer Challenge

Veterans Tackle The Coues Deer Challenge

Former Marines continually adapt to hunt southern Arizona’s Coronado National Forest.
Post-Kill Rituals: Matters of the Heart

Post-Kill Rituals: Matters of the Heart

Hunting’s post-kill rituals aren’t spontaneous gestures like high-fives or war-whoops, but perhaps that’s where they...
Crossbows Expand Bowhunting Opportunities

Crossbows Expand Bowhunting Opportunities

Crossbows are not the evil, end-of-the-world weapons that some archers tell you they are.
How to Remain a Happily Married Hunter

How to Remain a Happily Married Hunter

Even though hunters are the marrying type, they often spar with their spouses each autumn...
Deer Camp USA: Catskills Camp

Deer Camp USA: Catskills Camp

Larry Koller wrote the legendary book Shots at Whitetails in 1948, drawing on hunts at...
Deer Stand Burnout: Can You Avoid It?

Deer Stand Burnout: Can You Avoid It?

While we know to hunt our treestands with discretion, knowing how much is too much...
Deer Defense Shield: Same Senses, Different Reactions

Deer Defense Shield: Same Senses, Different Reactions

Researchers can dissect and explain the whitetail’s great eyes, ears and nose, but no amount...
Prowling Felines: Trouble on Many Fronts

Prowling Felines: Trouble on Many Fronts

Feral cats cause widespread problems in rural, urban and suburban areas. They not only kill...
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