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Wild, Wild West: Open Country Turkey Hunting Tactics

Turkey hunting in the wide-open spaces of the West can be a very different game than working

Joseph von Benedikt

How to Choose the Perfect Bear Rifle

Are you more likely to shoot a black bear over bait from a treestand hung halfway up a giant

Joseph von Benedikt

Boddington's Rules for Selecting an Outfitter

Statistically, most hunters enjoy their sport close to home, and many of them never hunt

Craig Boddington

Spot-and-Stalk Vs. Baiting: What's the Best Bear Hunting Method?

Spot-and-Stalk Real men hunt bears at eye level, not perched in trees swatting mosquitoes and

Joseph von Benedikt & Skip Knowles

Trail Cameras On Public Land

Running trail cameras in the West can be as effective for big game such as elk and mule deer

Joseph von Benedikt

The Ultimate Food Plot Machine

A modern compact utility tractor (CUT) is a true force multiplier. A good one maximizes your

Mike Carney

5 Tips for Buying a Used Rifle

With careful shopping, a high-quality hunting rifle may be found for the same price as a

Joseph von Benedikt

5 Reasons to Buy Your Hunting Rifle Now

There is a select group of hunters that manage to harvest trophy animals year after year,

Brad Fitzpatrick

5 Unique Uses for Shed Antlers

There's no doubt finding sheds can be exciting, but once you've found them, what can you do

Remi Warren

How Ballistics Are Affected Out West

Some years ago my buddy Dave and I traveled from Illinois to hunt antelope on a high plateau

Joseph von Benedikt

The Best Way to Get Kids Into Hunting

At the age of five, I wanted my hair chopped short, loved guns, and begged to spend every

Melissa Bachman

Basic Shooting Positions Every Hunter Should Master

There are numerous shooting aids on the market today from monopods to tripods to sandbags and

Craig Boddington

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