12 Tips for the Rut
During the rut, the bucks themselves may not always know where they will be next, so how can you expect to know? Luck will always play a role in your success, but when you play the odds and focus on those things that are predictable, luck will find you a whole lot sooner.
Make the Most of October Cold Fronts
It may start to feel like fall this month, but many deer hunters still find little to no luck in the woods. Here’s how to make the most of your time when the rut is still weeks away.
The Patterning Process: Part II
Field Editor Bill Winke shares the results of his fall 2015 patterning efforts.
The Patterning Process: Part I
For Field Editor Bill Winke, patterning (or the attempt to pattern) is the most enjoyable part of the season.
AH Exclusive: Bill Winke on Checking Your Trail Cameras
American Hunter Field Editor Bill Winke offers a few tips regarding the placement of your trail cameras during hunting season.
AH Exclusive: Bill Winke on Finding Buck Sign
Having a hard time getting on the trail of a big buck? Field Editor Bill Winke is here to help. Just in time for "Whitetail Week," Bill discusses the ins and outs of finding buck sign.
Know-How: Make-or-Break Stand Setups
Being ready for the rut starts with knowing where to place your treestand—and why.
AH Exclusive: Bill Winke's Early Season Entry and Exit Strategies
We're serious about Whitetail Week here at AmericanHunter.org—and that's why we've brought in Field Editor and whitetail expert Bill Winke to drop a little knowledge on you. In the video embedded above, Bill discusses the treestand entrance and exit strategies you should be deploying in the early season.
Big Buck Or Bust
As we head for the whitetail woods, the author shares the lessons he learned from a four-year quest for one specific buck.
AH Exclusive: Bill Winke on Early-Season Food Sources
We're serious about Whitetail Week here at AmericanHunter.org—and that's why we've brought in Field Editor and whitetail expert Bill Winke to drop a little knowledge on you. In the video embedded above, the first in an ongoing series, Bill discusses early-season food sources and how you can—and should—be taking advantage of them.