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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...

.30-06 Springfield: Is it Still the Best All-Around Big-Game Hunting Cartridge?

In the last 10 years, ammunition manufacturers have delivered newly designed cartridges that are more...

How to Field Judge a Mule Deer in 30 Seconds

How do you determine whether the buck you’re looking at is good, great or a...

How to Call Elk: Strategy, Sequence and Setup

There is no one-size-fits all method to calling a bull up close, but these tips...

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 Late-Season Cow Elk

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

DIY Backcountry Hunting Tactics and Gear

Considering a DIY backcountry hunt? Here’s a comprehensive gear list, along with tips and tactics...

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.

10 Ways to Prep for Your Next Western Big-Game Hunt

Here are 10 simple things you can do now to be better prepared for your...