You've spent weeks, months and maybe even years preparing for your big hunt. Don't ruin your memories of it by rushing the trophy photo when it's all over. Follow these tips to make sure your next celebratory photo shoot produces pictures to be proud of.
Earlier this year, we published our "Members' Best" issue, which gave us the opportunity to showcase your trophies. In honor of the final Whitetail Week of 2014, we've decided to release an updated version of the gallery—Members' Best 2014: Whitetail Edition.
Truly great hunters aren’t seen on television. Their names don’t often grace shiny pages in print. The truly great ones are scattered along the open swaths of fertile pasture in the heartland, bogged down in the sultry Southeastern swamps and trekking the peaks of mountains in parts unknown. They succeed or fail not by the bag brought home, but the memories gained, the lessons shared and the inevitable feeling of self-accomplishment. Here’s to them. Here’s to you: the true American Hunter.
Anecdotal evidence suggests many hunters and gun owners are receiving Facebook ‘friend’ requests from people they don’t know—folks who aren’t even in their network on the social media forum. Even more onerous is an uptick in the number of hunters recently reported to Facebook for their ‘offensive’ hunting pictures. Is a social media jihad being waged against us on Facebook?
It’s nearly Thanksgiving, and some hunting seasons have come and gone. Did you bag a trophy buck? Or maybe you drew a rare tag out West and filled it with a spectacular specimen. If you’ve taken an animal you’re proud of, we want to see it! Be sure to send us a picture and a 200-word description of when, where and how you filled your tag by March 1, and we’ll run the best entries we receive in American Hunter’s June issue.