Going Behind the Lens with Charles Alsheimer on Destination Whitetail

Observation is at the core of any successful hunting outing, and understanding behavior and knowing when to enter the woods can be the difference between tagging a prized buck or heading home empty-handed.

Charles Alsheimer

Charles Alsheimer

With more than 40 years of hunting and examining whitetail deer behind the lens, Charlie Alsheimer is an authority on the art of observation and deer patterns of behavior. He has been a contributor to Deer & Deer Hunting for more than 30 years and offers his exclusive blog every Thursday on DeerandDeerHunting.com.

Destination Whitetail follows the unique career of Alsheimer in this week’s episode, “Behind the Cover.”

Destination Whitetail airs on the Sportsman Channel on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. EST and 11:30 p.m. EST, plus an additional showing on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. EST.

Alsheimer left a career in the corporate world to pursue nature photography and outdoor writing in 1979 and since then has become an influential deer hunting personality. Once called “the hottest outdoor photographer in the field,” his photographs have been featured on the covers of outdoor magazines for years and he has authored several books on the study of deer behavior.

Alsheimer’s Strategies on the Rut Webinar is Super! Get It Here

In this latest episode of Destination Whitetail, our video cameras follow Alsheimer and the deer, giving viewers a rare behind-the-scenes peek on what it takes to capture amazing magazine cover whitetail photos. Learn how advancements in camera technology have enhanced his ability to get better photos and the one thing that will always remain the same no matter what camera you’re using.

Destination Whitetail, produced by F+W Outdoors, premiered in 2012 on the Sportsman Channel. The series investigates the people, places and ways to hunt whitetail throughout North America. In the 43 states with deer populations, their habitat varies as greatly as the traditions and methods used to hunt them.

Destination Whitetail goes behind the scenes with some of the outdoor industry’s most prolific personalities and learns how whitetails have contributed to their success. After its first season, Destination Whitetail was named a finalist for the 2012 Sportsman Choice Awards for “Best New Series.”



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