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When the Hunters Become the Hunted

Iola, Wis. — With winter looming, North America’s alpha predators roam the fields and forests looking for their next meal. Their fur is prime and their appetites are large. After an autumn of calling in geese and grunting in bucks, hunters turn to the ultimate challenge: to call in a predator capable of eating you—or...

Heartland Wildlife Lick Magic

Create Great Mineral Licks for Camera Surveys, Deer Benefits

Heartland Wildlife, makers of industry-leading food plot seeds, minerals, attractants and deer feed, has announced that Lick Magic, a mineral supplement that attracts, grows and keeps big deer on your property, is now available in an 8-pound bag. As the seasons progress, especially when spring transition to summer, sodium levels in deer forage decreases—but...

Coyote Fawn

Should Coyotes, Predators Have Financial Kill Bounties?

Bounties on predators are nothing new. They were common back in the 1800s and early 1900s on a variety of wildlife including wolves, mountain lions and other predators. Some of these bounties worked pretty well. Others, maybe not so much. They’re still in use today in some parts of the country. Louisiana, for example,...

Ruger American Rifle Magnum

Magnum Calibers added to Ruger American Rifle Series

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has added two magnum calibers to its popular Ruger American rifle series, the 7mm Remington Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum. The Ruger American Rifle Magnum has all of the popular features of the Ruger American rifle, but features a stainless steel receiver mated to a stainless steel, cold hammer-forged, 24″...

Clyde Roberts of Virginia is 102 years old and still deer hunting!

He’s 102 Years Old and Putting Deer on the Ground!

We love hearing stories about deer hunters but this one is pretty doggone cool by any stretch of the imagination. A few weeks ago we had a great video of Grandma Spencer shooting a buck (and gutting it!) in Ohio with her crossbow and grandson. And now we hear about Clyde Roberts in Virginia,...

Oh, my! Greg Thompson's high-racked Texas archery buck came from a 33,000-acre free range hunt. What a buck!

Buck Pole Honor Roll: Your Best Bucks of 2015-16

We’re back for another great look at the Buck Pole Honor Roll for the 2015-16 season with your bucks and does from across the country! Each year we highlight your deer and the hunters who killed them with photos that will be updated all season long. These are from submissions on social media and...

Yooper Bike Deer

Man Pedals Deer to Butcher Shop

What would you do if you were driving down the road minding your own business, maybe going to the grocery store or to get a triple frappe chocolatte drink at the DunkBucks, and saw a deer on a bicycle? Yep, it’s a deer on a bicycle being hauled to the processor by a guy...

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Put Destination Whitetail on Top in the Outdoor Sportsman Awards!

Voting is hot and heavy for the Outdoor Sportsman Awards and our own Brittney Leigh Glaze is in the running for Favorite Show Host! Glaze is host of Destination Whitetail, which highlights deer hunters and unique locations throughout the country. From the sultry summer opening of Florida’s season to the big bucks of Kansas...