Hunting

Advice and information on where and when to hunt, accessing and managing hunting land, deer and other wildlife hunting tips, guns and gear and more

Controlling the Narrative: The Key to Hunting’s Future

The late Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe once famously said that, “Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”

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Drought-Proofing Mule Deer Herds In Texas

Is it actually possible to insulate mule deer herds in arid environments, such as the Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas, against the extreme pressures that can be delivered by harsh droughts? The answer is yes, to an extent.

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You Just Bagged a Deer! Now What?

You've waited months, maybe years, for this moment. But now what? The hunting pros at OutdoorHub share six essential tips for what you need to do after shooting a deer.

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What Type of Deer Hunter Are You?

Deer hunters take several shapes and forms, and everyone has their own approach to bagging bucks. Some more successful than others, but to each their own.

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4 Insider Tips for Hunting on Public Land

Here are four simple ideas to keep in mind while hunting public land, brought to you by the experts at OutdoorHub.

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Blue Bulls & Black Beards: A Guide to Hunting Nilgai Antelope

Until recently few hunters knew much, if anything, about nilgai. The cat’s been out of the bag for a number of years now, however, and the popularity of hunting these big, exotic antelope has soared.

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Celebrating Hunting and Habitat: Texas Big Game Awards

Since 1990, the Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA) has set itself apart from “big buck” contests by showcasing the vital relationship between hunting and habitat.

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A Good Sport: Texas Coach Leon McNeil Inspires Youth with Outdoor Adventures

Leon McNeil’s passion for the outdoors and especially for passing it on to the next generation made him an obvious choice as an ambassador for Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation’s “We Will Not Be Tamed” campaign.

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Keys to Success in the Hunting Business

What are the most important aspects for making your hunting business a success? Our wildlife expert Greg Simons shares his advice based on his decades of experience.

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Get the Best Hunt This Summer

Summer isn’t usually thought of as prime hunting season. Many people think of turkey hunting in the spring or deer hunting in the fall. However, people that hang up their rifles in the warmer weather are missing out on some of the hidden gems of hunting. Here are a few tips to have an amazing hunt this summer.

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Quail Fellowship: A Discussion with Phil Lamb

A discussion with Phil Lamb, a man with a passion not just for the outdoors, but for taking care of and stewarding the resources as best he can.

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Make It Count: Where to Shoot a Deer (Infographic)

To help you hit the mark in the most humane possible way, this helpful infographic from the outdoors experts at Wilderness Today will keep your eye on the target.

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OutdoorHub’s 21 Surefire Tips for Snagging Wild Turkey This Spring

It only takes a second to get the shot, but you need to have all your wits about you and your tactics ready in order to catch yourself a spring gobbler. Here are some tips from the hunting gurus at OutdoorHub.

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How to Read Deer Body Language (Video)

Whitetail deer are the most common large mammal species in North America, with over 30 million of these cloven-hoofed ungulates ...

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Hunters Helping Farmers: On the Hunt for Feral Pigs with Hog Carl

Feral pigs, also called wild hogs, can pose a problem to landowners growing valuable crops. Join the author as she rides along on a South Carolina hog hunt to learn more about the connection between hunters and farmers to control this destructive species.

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Why Turkey Hunting is the Best Sport for New Hunters

If you want to introduce a new hunter—young or old—to the sport, there’s nothing better than a spring turkey hunt. Here's a few reasons why turkey hunting is such a great hook.

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How to Safely Hang a Treestand (Infographic)

Statistics show that one in three hunters will fall sometime in their lifetime while hanging their treestand. Here are ten tips from the experts at OutdoorHub to help you avoid that potentially life-threatening fate!

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4 Reasons Why You Need a Glassing Tripod on Your Next Backcountry Hunt

These might add a few extra pounds to your load, but a tripod for glassing your game might make the difference for filling your tag or not.

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5 Bowhunting Mistakes That Can Cost You a Big Buck

OutdoorHub's managing editor shares five tips for ensuring you're primed for bowhunting success during the fall whitetail season.

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Top 10 Places to Hunt Monster Black Bears

If your goal is big black bear, the Boone and Crockett Club record books point to these ten locales around North America for consistently producing some of the biggest of the big game.