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How to Tag the Most Mature Buck on Your Property

A step-by-step process to target kill the biggest mature deer in the area.

Josh Honeycutt

Reasons Weather Conditions Can Make For Tough Rut Results

The most popular debate among whitetail hunting theorists revolves around weather, especially

Josh Dahlke

The Best Days To Hunt The Rut This Season

We all know the peak of the rut is in November, but there are specific days to pinpoint to

Dale Evans

The Best Gear Picks For The Deer Hunter This Season

Rule the woods this season with these top picks from our editors.

The Editors

The Best Days To Plan Your Rutcation This Season

Don't waste this deer season at work. Here's the best days to be in the field this November.

Will Brantley

4 Spectacular Straight-Wall Cartridges Made For The Deer Hunter

If you deer hunt in a range-restricted state, you'll want to consider one of these top

Joseph von Benedikt

North America Big Game

Professional Tips And Tactics For Filling Your Tag Last Minute

Braving the elements can pay big dividends for the dedicated late season hunters.

Colton Heward

How To Make The Most Out Of A Once-in-a-Lifetime Tag

A mule deer hunt on the coveted Arizona Strip brings a group of hunters together to help a

Kali Parmley

Blacktail Bonanza: Thrilling Do It Yourself Hunting Kodiak Island

Kodiak Island offers DIY hunters the full Alaskan experience for Sitka Blacktail.

Colton Heward

Making The Best Of A Unique Antelope Hunt

An early season snowstorm creates a once-in-a-lifetime pronghorn hunt.

Kevin E. Steele

Simple Setup Secrets For Elk Hunting In Any Terrain

It's easy to get excited when a bull is bugling; but taking the time to make a proper setup

Zach Bowhay

Worldwide Big Game

Taking The .300 PRC To The Ultimate Safari

A new gun is put through its paces on a South African safari.

Brad Fitzpatrick

Prepping for a Solo DIY Drop-Camp Hunt

If you're set on being dropped deep in the backcountry to hunt, plan carefully because there's

Joseph Von Benedikt

Chasing Coues Deer South of the Border

On getting lucky and being good in the mountains of Sonora, Mexico.

Brad Fitzpatrick

Boone and Crockett's Online Auction is Now Open for Bidding

The Boone and Crockett Club has partnered with dozens of iconic brands and generous

Sam Forbes

Bring Enough Gun: Stag Turned Water Buffalo Hunt

When a water buffalo charges, you'd better have a big bore.

Mike Schoby


Scaling New Heights For An Elusive Bruin

A Wyoming black bear hunt that proves sometimes you must go a bit further.

David Draper

The Best Seven Rounds For Coyotes

Killing coyotes cleanly requires the right cartridge for the job.

Joseph von Benedikt

The Thrill Of The Ultimate Predator Chase

Hunting mountain lions through the rugged rocky mountain west.

Joe Ferronato

Your First Bear Hunt

Bear Facts: Let us explain how to hunt, where to hunt, and what you need to be shooting!

Joseph Von Benedikt

7 Cartridges for Killing Coyotes

Killing predators cleanly requires the right cartridge for the job.

Joseph Von Benedikt

5 Things I Learned in Coyote College

How to kill pressured predators all season long.

Joe Arterburn


Six Useful Ways To Tag A Late-Season Gobbler

Try these tactics for tagging toms late in the game.

Travis Faulkner

Tested Tough: Review of the Mossberg SA-28 Turkey

Taking the new SA-28 Tactical Turkey to the central coast of California for turkeys.

Dale Evans

.410's for Longbeards? You Better Believe It!

Steven's Model 301 Turkey proves that today's guns, chokes and loads make all things possible.

Kevin E. Steele

The Ultimate Turkey Choke Review for 2023

Consider these results when buying your next choke tube.

Dale Evans

Reliable Tactics For Success On High Country Toms

Head to the mountains for the ultimate run-and-gun spring turkey hunt.

Scott Haugen

Small Game

The Golden Triangle for Waterfowl

Join David Draper and friends on a sub-zero duck hunt in Colorado as they put Browning's

Petersen's Hunting Staff

Hunting Rigs and Squirrel Dogs

Small-game traditions breed love affairs with the outdoors.

Chris Ellis

Best Rifles for Small Game Hunting

You've got options when it comes to hunting small game. Let's break them down!

Craig Boddington

Why Hunting Small Game Will Make You a Better Big Game Hunter

Here's how to up your big-game hunting skills while having a little off-season fun.

Jeff Johnston

Other Game

Reliable Tips And Tactics For Hunting Early Season Geese

Early season honker hunting can be a magical time to target birds as they begin their

Ryan Pettis

How To Choose The Right Gear For Scimitar Oryx

Hunting free-range scimitars in big bend country.

Kevin E. Steele

Patterning Predicaments in the Turkey Woods

Why you should pattern your shotgun before every turkey season.

Colton Heward

“It's Okay If The Bird Wins.”

Celebrating success and celebrating stupidity are polar opposites. It's time we recognize the

David Draper


Rack Room: New Mexico Pronghorn

Dan Porter cuts his tag on a great speedgoat.

Dan Porter

Rack Room: 400 inches of Mule Deer

Brothers take two Mule Deer bucks scoring over 400 inches in one day.

Caden Harris

Rack Room: Mason Prieskorn Antelope Hunt

Mason doesn't let DMD define him or slow him down regarding his passions.

Bo Prieskorn

Rack Room: Nevada Archery Mule Deer

To find success with limited time, in a low density unit, take advantage of every opportunity.

Chris Auch

Two for One Special on Alaskan Mega Giants

Justin Shaffer of Kuiu lived out an Alaskan dream taking both a giant brown bear and a

Joe Ferronato

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