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The Brow Tine Buck by Brandon Carter

The Brow Tine Buck by Brandon Carter

The 2012 hunting season was one of the toughest years of hunting Whitetails I had ever seen.  EHD outbreaks across the Midwest during the drought plagued summer had reduced buck numbers significantly.  On top of the reduced... 


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Don’t Give Up Late Season Hunting Can Pay Off If You Are Persistent by Tim Herald

Don’t Give Up Late Season Hunting Can Pay Off If You Are Persistent by Tim Herald

For many, including myself, it is hard to get motivated to hunt whitetails in the late season, especially if you are in a state that offers archery after the main rifle or muzzleloader seasons. The deer have usually really been... 


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Monster Bucks in “The Bow Zone”

Monster Bucks in “The Bow Zone”

My 2013 “Bow Zone Buck” Webster’s definition of accomplishment: Something done, achieved or accomplished successfully. My definition: Surviving the harshest, most brutal conditions that Mother Nature can throw... 


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It’s not over yet by Adam Hays

It’s not over yet by Adam Hays

There’s no other month like November for getting monster bucks up on their feet and moving during the daylight hours! If you’ve been lucky enough to shoot a giant before now, unlike myself, congratulations! If you haven’t... 


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Prime Time Gives Mixed Results

Prime Time Gives Mixed Results

The past week or so has been prime time for whitetails throughout the midwest. With below average temperatures in many places and even a little snow, we would think the rut would be wide open and huge deer would be popping out... 


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When your buck tag is filled, you don’t have to quit hunting by Tim Herald

This year I was lucky and took my home state Kentucky buck in early September. I have been hunting a little with my two sons, but there is a 3 week period in late October and early November when crossbow season is closed in KY.... 


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Big Nevada Bull

Big Nevada Bull

A lot of hard work, 7 hour pack out but it was well worth it. I shot this elk at 8:45am on opening morning. My brother and I were watching a smaller bull further up the canyon when this bull walked out below us. The first second... 


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Merino’s Mule Deer

Merino’s Mule Deer

Idaho opening morning and my son Derrik is looking across the canyon at a group of bucks and they are heading our way. They were at 470 yards when they suddenly stopped and started getting a little nervous. Derrik told me that... 


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KY Youth Success

KY Youth Success

If you follow American-Hunter.com, you will remember a mid 180’s deer that my friend Jason Tuttle killed last fall after hunting him for over 30 days in Kentucky. Tuttle actually hunted the buck for 2 years and had trail camera... 


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October in Montana by Tim Herald

October in Montana by Tim Herald

Whenever I get the chance, I love to go out West and hunt whitetails in October. To me, October is a tough time to kill a good buck in the Midwest or my home state of Kentucky, and whitetails in Wyoming and Montana are completely... 


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Skull Hooker Product Review by Tim Herald

Skull Hooker Product Review by Tim Herald

A Great Alternative for Your Trophies I love taxidermy, but my wife does not share my view on displaying trophies. We do not have mounts all over the house, but I do have quite a few in my office, and in one TV/Family room that... 


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Zimbabwe Hunting Report Part 2

Zimbabwe Hunting Report Part 2

After the elephant hunt, I had planned to hunt Cape buffalo. Our area has some really big bulls, and I still had a full week to find one. The next day about noon, I was driving with Nixon in the Land Cruiser, and he asked me,... 


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Ohio Bucks on Trail Cam

Ohio Bucks on Trail Cam

               Here’s some good trail cam pictures of some nice bucks submitted by loyal readers from Ohio. Looks like there are some nice shooters out there. The two top pictures... 


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Zimbabwe Hunting Report Part 1

Zimbabwe Hunting Report Part 1

I traveled back again to Zimbabwe to hunt elephant with SSG Safaris. I did this hunt unsuccessfully in February of 2012 due to very late rains and crazy hot temps. I knew it would be dry this late in the year, but I didn’t realize... 


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Two Big Virginia Bucks in One Day!

Two Big Virginia Bucks in One Day!

Trey Keyser, age 12 from Prince George, VA harvested this big 8 point buck on youth hunting day, September 28, 2013. He had many trail cam pictures of this buck over the summer.   That same afternoon he went back out with... 


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