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Early Season

Let's Make This Quick: Tips for the Early Season

The first few days of some bow seasons offer a great opportunity to score on a mature buck.

Greg Miller

Watch for Early-Season Cold Fronts

Bucks will move in the early-season if you're lucky enough to get some cool temps.

Alex Comstock

5 Steps to Successfully Hunt Velvet Bucks

Follow this plan to help you tag an early-season buck.

Josh Honeycutt

5 Ways To Screw Up Opening Week Of Bow Season

Find out how to avoid the most common bowhunting pitfalls during the first week of archery

Tony J Peterson

Montana Whitetail First-Day Success

Stan Potts heads to Montana with his rifle in search of a Big Sky buck.

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Rut

What Happened to the 2021 Rut?

The 2021 deer hunting season left many whitetailers with questions and data now proves it

Dr. James C. Kroll

The Absolute Best Rut Hunting Dates

Find out which days you need to be in your treestand for the best odds of scoring a trophy

Tony J. Peterson

Focus on Does for Rut-Hunting Success

Does run the rut. Use trail cameras to keep tabs on them from start to finish.

Gordon Whittington

Why You Should Use Aggressive Rut-Hunting Tactics

The rut rewards those who hunt aggressively and realize everything can change in a moment.

Greg Miller

November Morning Magic: Rut-Hunting at Daybreak

If you can hunt for only half the day during the rut, should you be in your stand at dawn or

Don Higgins

Preparing for All-Day Sits in the Deer Woods

If you're armed with the right supplies – and the proper snacks – a routine day afield can

Lynn Burkhead

Late Season

5 Proven Post-Rut Deer Hunting Tips

By post rut, whitetails are worn down and looking for food; here's how Academy Pro Jeff Danker

Lynn Burkhead

Late-Season Scouting For Last-Minute Success

Think back to some of your summer scouting methods and make these tweaks to locate late-season

Tony J. Peterson

Deer Dog: Late-Season Opportunities

Jeremy Moore offers up advice on late-season training opportunities for your deer dog.

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Late-Season Ohio Muzzleloader Hunt

Mike Clerkin heads to Ohio for a late-season muzzleloader hunt.

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Late-Season Alabama Hunt

Haynes Shelton hunts Alabama's Black Belt in hopes of nabbing a late-season buck.

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Late Season Muzzleloader Hunt Pays Off In Ohio

North American Whitetail's Gordon Whittington is on a late season muzzleloader hunt in Ohio and

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Off-Season

Learn How To Use Shed Hunting to Kill Target Bucks

Finding your target buck's shed can help you to plan your hunts next fall.

Steve Sherk

Get His Picture in the Timber

Capturing trail camera photos of mature bucks in the big woods during summer is tough, but

Steve Sherk

Consider Shot Angles During Preseason Archery Practice

Bowhunters won't always be put in a perfect shot scenario, so they must learn to adapt.

Tony J Peterson

What Is the Right Way to Feed Deer?

We take a look at a properly conducted supplemental deer feeding program.

Dr. James C. Kroll

Which Minerals Do Deer Need?

We'll explain which supplements whitetails can obtain in the field, and the best ways to

Dr. James C. Kroll

Shed Hunting to Find a Buck's Core Area

Smart shed hunting could be the last piece of the puzzle.

Dan Cole

Scouting

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Scouting Whitetails

It's worth suffering through the heat, bugs, and work of summer scouting to nail down the

Clint McCoy, DVM

Why Trail Cameras Can't Be Your Only Scouting Tool

Trail cameras are great tools, but it takes much more to be a successful hunter.

Alex Comstock

How to Find Big Buck Sanctuaries in the Spring

When everyone else is after the same thing you are, look where they don't and open your eyes

Dan Cole

Suburban Scouting for Whitetails

If you're chasing whitetails in cityscapes, focus your scouting efforts on locating travel

Alex Comstock

The Wireless Revolution

Thanks to the advancements of cellular trail cameras, keeping a watchful eye on the whitetail

Jace Bauserman

Speed Scouting For Deer

Sometimes you need to decide quickly if a property is worth hunting.

Alex Comstock

Hunting Strategies

The Complete Guide to Summertime Scrapes

The how-to handbook for all-things mock scrapes to help you bag more mature bucks.

Steve Sherk

How Whitetail Experts Surgically Hunt Big Bucks

Developing a “surgical” hunt strategy will give you more high-odds trips afield.

Adam Lewis

Why Scrape Hunting Will Never Go Out of Style

Although scrape hunting was popularized decades ago, its effectiveness is talked about each

Gordon Whittington

Managing Your Expectations on Out-of-State Hunts

A hunter has got to know their limitations, especially when hunting out of state.

Alex Comstock

When to Bail on a Buck

Is it ever the right time to switch gears and leave a mature buck behind? I say yes.

Greg Miller

Deer Behavior & Facts

How One Indiana Hunter Uses Human Psychology to Tag Big Whitetails

Tim Nussbaum's urge to figure out what goes on in a deer's head has led to a lifetime of

Dean Weimer

Understanding Non-Verbal Whitetail Communication

Deer communicate with each other through their body language; here's what they're saying.

Josh Honeycutt

5 Common Deer Abnormalities Caught on Camera

With trail cameras, deer abnormalities are more visible than ever. However, these conditions

Clint McCoy, DVM

What is the Most Important Factor in Whitetail Nutrition?

Research has shown the three most important aspects of good deer nutrition are digestible

Dr. James C. Kroll

Defining Deadly Deer Diseases

Many hunters struggle to understand the biological differences in deer diseases and their

Dr. James C. Kroll

How Did Whitetail Deer Get Their Name? Part 2

For those of us who appreciate everything about this animal, the early days of scientific deer

Gordon Whittington

Land Management

Two Georgia Giants Reward Travis Turner's 20 Years of Management

Travis Turner's 20-year land management journey earned him two giant Georgia whitetails.

Blake Garlock

Hunters Must Lead the Fight Against Invasive Species

Be responsible in the prevention of spreading invasive vegetation while off-roading and hiking.

Mark Kayser

Why Conservation Programs Are Essential to Whitetail Hunters

Early successional habitat is so important, as are the high-value programs that help produce

Josh Honeycutt

Winterize Your Deer Herd

How to add and maintain winter thermal cover for your deer hunting property.

Dr. James C. Kroll

The Story of Angry and the 90:10 Project

Two whitetail enthusiasts from Iowa have dedicated themselves to showing what it really takes

Sam Forbes

How-To

How to Hunt Target Bucks When They Disappear

Sometimes no matter how good your plan is, a target buck will still give you the slip.

Greg Miller

How to Follow Unconventional Blood Trails

All bowhunters will encounter tough tracking jobs at some point. Make smart decisions to

Josh Honeycutt

How-to Find a Big-Buck Killing Tree

When targeting a specific buck, hunters must find the perfect tree to kill the deer.

Don Higgins

How to Safely Store Your Food Plot Seed

Safely storing food plot seed will ensure higher germination rates, as well as save you time

Haynes Shelton

Make Ready for Deer Meat

Knowing how to properly handle and process meat will better your hunting experience and

Mark Kayser

Accurizing Your Deer Hunting Rifle or Muzzleloader

Time spent sighting in your favorite deer shooter on the sled and then firing it from various

Jace Bauserman

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