Whitetail Deer Hunting
The whitetail is the most coveted big game species in North America. Read these articles for deer hunting tips and stories.
I spotted the first deer of the morning around 8:30 a.m. I could tell it was a buck, but the thick cover made it difficult to judge his size. I grabbed the grunt call again and eventually brought the buck within 10 yards of my treestand.
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My First Buck Kids’ Corner NAHC Member Travis Baranski We hunted Saturday and Sunday and didn’t see anything. I was disappointed with not seeing any deer, but Dad said to have some patience “Good things happen to
I wasn’t able to hunt deer until I joined the military. The Air Force eventually sent me to North Dakota, to the area where Theodore Roosevelt apparently gained his appreciation for the West’s magnificent game animals.
On a Thursday afternoon in mid November, my dad was able to go hunting for the last hour and a half of shooting time during the Virginia muzzleloader season. He asked my brother, sister and me, “Who wants to go hunting?” Of course I said I wanted to go.
I first saw him in early June 2006, in Leavenworth, Kansas. The large-bodied buck already had a substantial growth of velvety antler visible, even from 1⁄4-mile away.
My dad and I headed to our hunting property near Akin, Illinois, for the first day of the 2007 slug gun deer season. I’ve been going there with my dad for 3 years without hunting because I needed to take a hunter’s safety course. I passed the course just before the season started, so I got to hunt this year.
Hunting public land for whitetails is often as challenging as trying to get the best sales on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Crowded parking lots, people rushing in droves and limited quantities define both public hunting areas and crowded shopping centers. Here’s how to find success on public land.
You can never guarantee a white-tailed deer will use a particular trail, but you can stack the deck strongly in your favor.
On opening morning of the firearms season, as I grabbed my slug gun and headed out of the cabin, I felt a wisp of cold air blow across my face. After waiting in my stand for 30 minutes, a doe came nosing in and bedded near my stand.