3 Tips That Will Make You A Better Wingshooter Lead

3 Tips That Will Make You a Better Wingshooter

Want to bag more birds this year? Following these simple tips can make that happen.

Know-How: Hunt Like a Military Marksman

Most hunters will never attend the U.S. Army Sniper School in Ft. Benning, Ga., or similar courses conducted by other branches of our military, but the basic elements of this type of training should be recognized as worthy techniques for any hunter to take to the field. Here are a few elements from their playbooks we can pocket for future success.

Deer Hunting: Preparing for an All-Day Sit

Sometimes, successful hunting demands staying in the woods from dawn until dusk. Here’s how to survive stand hunting’s biggest challenge.

How to Age Deer on the Hoof

Learning to age deer on the hoof is not an exact science and there are exceptions to every rule, but there are some undeniable physical characteristics that an old buck takes on as he matures. Here’s what to look for.

FFP vs. SFP Riflescopes for Hunting

On a first focal plane riflescope, the reticle grows and shrinks as magnification is adjusted, allowing a hunter to use a reticle with holdover marks. This is not the case on a second focal plane scope. Which is best for your hunting rig?

Why You Need to Know Your Whitetail Neighborhood

Knowing all you can about the habitat the local deer herd calls home is critical to understanding their patterns, knowing where to place stands and how to plan and adjust for the coming hunting seasons.

Tips for Hunting Pre-Rut Mule Deer

Just before the breeding season bucks make seemingly random decisions, forcing us to analyze their habitat’s food, water and cover and how each factor influences their behavior.

DIY Skull Cleaning on the Road

Awareness of chronic wasting disease has spread across the country and today includes regulations regarding the transport of ungulate skulls taken by traveling hunters. Follow these suggestions to clean your skulls while on the road to avoid running afoul of any game laws.

How to Stalk Bull Elk in Seemingly Inaccessible Terrain

The bulls we seek increasingly reside in nosebleed seats deemed inaccessible or so low and surrounded by development we just can’t imagine ways to stalk them. Here’s how to hunt them in either locale.

Know-How: Prepare to Meet a Predator

Thanks to conservation efforts and sometimes over-the-top protective measures, predators are expanding their range across North America. Here’s what to know, what to carry and what to do should you come face to face with fangs and claws.

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