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How to get kids into hunting

The Best Way to Get Kids Into Hunting

by Melissa Bachman

At the age of five, I wanted my hair chopped short, loved guns, and begged to spend every waking minute… more »


Introducing the 2016 Zeiss Victory V8 Riflescope

by PH Online Editors

The Zeiss Victory V8 will impress you with its numerous features and new innovation, setting a new standard in premium class… more »


Introducing the 2016 Kimber Hunter Rifle

by PH Online Editors

The Kimber Hunter has their classic design and Model 84 performance features mounted in an all-weather synthetic stock with removable… more »


Keep it Simple: Tips for Calling Coyotes More Effectively

by Joseph von Benedikt

Dawn came quickly, frost hanging on the sagebrush and growing in my beard. At the first traces of shooting light,… more »


Introducing the 2016 Hornady ELD-X Bullet

by PH Online Editors

The Hornady ELD-X bullet is a technologically advanced, match accurate, all-range hunting bullet featuring highest-in-class ballistic coefficients and consistent, controlled expansion… more »

Donald Trump on politics and conservation

Why Sportsmen Should Vote for Donald Trump

by Mike Schoby

The suite in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas was secure. It had been swept by a Secret Service team… more »


Introducing the 2016 Buck Knives Lineup

by PH Online Editors

Buck’s innovative Open Season Series knives are the perfect combination of tools for a successful season. This knife is perfect… more »


SHOT Show 2016: Thompson/Center Compass

by PH Online Editors

For 2016 Thompson/Center introduces the Compass, which is a great choice of rifles designed to match any budget. Building on a heritage… more »


SHOT Show 2016: Aimpoint 3X Magnifier

by PH Online Editors

The Aimpoint 3XMag magnifying module is specially designed for compatibility with Aimpoint sights and for maximum flexibility and better performance… more »


SHOT Show 2016: Merkel R15

by PH Online Editors

The Merkel R15 is an all-new bolt action rifle designed for the American hunter. The R15 comes with a 22″… more »


SHOT Show 2016: Sauer 100

by PH Online Editors

Built for the American market, this distinguished German company has now introduced the Sauer 100. This new rifle is very… more »


SHOT Show 2016: Sig Sauer OSCAR3

by PH Online Editors

The revolutionary Sig Sauer OSCAR3 mini spotting scope features advanced electronic image stabilization technology that fits in the palm of your… more »

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ATA Show 2016: Alps Outdoorz Huntress Pack

by PH Online Editors

The 2016 ATA Show provided confirmation that Alps Outdoorz is leading the way in hunting pack design and functionality. In 2015 Alps… more »


ATA Show 2016: TenPoint Carbon Nitro RDX Crossbow

by PH Online Editors

Kali Parmley, associate editor of Petersen’s Hunting, highlights the features of the new TenPoint Carbon Nitro RDX Crossbow at the 2016… more »


Best States for Mountain Lion Hunting in 2016

by Joseph von Benedikt

Secretive, stealthy, and extremely wary, the mountain lion is perhaps the most elusive game in the Americas. Also known as… more »

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7 Elephant Facts You’ve Never Heard Of

by Craig Boddington

Elephants are one of the mostly widely persecuted animals on earth. And while poaching across the elephants’ range continues to… more »

Rhino Wars with Ivan Carter featured

Are We Winning the Rhino Wars?

by Todd Smith

Populations are dwindling rapidly, pushing the species to the brink of extinction. In fact, the plight of the rhino is… more »


Are Coyotes Killing Your Deer?

by Doug Howlett

It was a perfect fall morning, cool and just a bit overcast. I was perched in a climbing stand 20… more »


A Very Merry Chris-miss

by David Draper

The canyon I’d been hunting that year wasn’t far from the farm. Near enough, in fact, that I knew I… more »


HUNTING Recipe: Venison Roast with Cranberry Sauce

by Hank Shaw

Thanksgiving may be the domain of the turkey, but we’re allowed a bit more leeway at Christmastime. Venison roast is… more »