The whitetail breeding period, known as the rut, follows predictable stages of deer behavior. These changes dictate the effectiveness of hunting strategies.
The highs and lows of deer hunting are something every hunter experiences, but the first deer is quite often the most memorable — especially when shared with a mentor.
This is one of those sweet memories you hang onto and cherish and laugh about, and realize a bit of luck was involved along with some buck fever.
A man who kills a great deer is sometimes given a name to acknowledge the magnitude of his feat. Lee’s peers chose a name to honor the deer. They gave him the deer’s name. They called him the King. The King is dead. Long live the King.
Making the most of every hunting opportunity includes going out when you're sleepy, as this Ohio hunter did before seeing and dropping the biggest buck of her life.
When his sister decided she wanted to hunt again, Chance Weldon offered his best advice and it proved correct for her with the biggest one on the farm.
North Texas offers some of the best deer hunting in North America — if you can stand the heat and avoid the creepy crawlers.
An astounding record-class whitetail buck estimated to be at least 7.5 years old with giant antlers was killed by a vehicle on Fort Campbell military base.
How much do you know about the whitetail rut from the earliest to late stages in order to hunt more effectively, strategically and with a better chance to kill deer?