Hunting Stories | Outdoor Interests | Outdoor Channel
  • like this.
Upgrade Today
  • Canada Dry
    Story : Posted 10-20-2011

    Canada Dry

    It was 10 minutes after shooting hours when Richard Bramley looked over his layout blind and blurted out: “I told you this would be mayhem, eh.” Welcome to Canada.

    Read More
  • Easier Time To Hunt
    Story : Posted 10-20-2011

    Easier Time To Hunt

    I was one of those kids who grew up wanting nothing more than to be outdoors chasing little critters or catching anything that would bite. I didn't have any adults in my life to really introduce me to those things. In today's world, I would probably have immersed myself into something else, like being the best video game hunter and fisherman on the block.

    Read More
  • What If?
    Story : Posted 10-20-2011

    What If?

    It's so hot in our part of the world that it's hard to get completely into the deer mode 100 percent of the time. I know I need to start shooting my bow. But when you get home and it's 100 degrees plus in the shade and the humidity level is something akin to a sauna, even the prospect of sticking a foam deer for a little while is a little oppressive.

    Read More
  • Button Buck Biology
    Story : Posted 10-18-2011

    Button Buck Biology

    Many hunting clubs have instituted practices limiting the harvesting of "button bucks", hoping that those bucks will become larger and older and remain on the property. But is this theory based in Whitetail Science?

    Read More
  • Don't Fret Over Genetics
    Story : Posted 10-18-2011

    Don't Fret Over Genetics

    While today's deer hunter is far more knowledgeable about whitetail biology and behavior than ever before, two common myths surrounding does and fawns remain. First, many hunters believe that once a doe reaches a certain age she becomes “barren” and stops producing fawns.

    Read More
  • The Science of Opening Day Success
    Story : Posted 10-18-2011

    The Science of Opening Day Success

    Given that most archery seasons begin prior to the rut, opening day success is all about finding the most preferred food source. If you are after a particular buck, you also need to determine the buck's core area.

    Read More
  • Track the 2011 Mallard Migration
    Story : Posted 10-18-2011

    Track the 2011 Mallard Migration

    Every week, over 100 biologists, wildlife managers and other experts rank the progress of mallard migration in their areas. We compile their data to bring you a map showing the status of the mallard migration.

    Read More
  • When Bucks Go Missing
    Story : Posted 10-18-2011

    When Bucks Go Missing

    Game cameras, while beneficial, also can lead to frustration. Each year, camera enthusiasts across the whitetail's range photograph mature bucks during late summer or early fall only for these bucks to disappear during the hunting season. Then, many of these same bucks magically reappear after the hunting season. Did these bucks leave the property or simply avoid being photographed?

    Read More
  • Where Do the Big Bucks Go?
    Story : Posted 10-18-2011

    Where Do the Big Bucks Go?

    The late days of summer are special months for the avid whitetail hunter, as bucks form bachelor groups and are highly visible. However, these bucks magically disappear once hunting season begins, leaving the hunter disappointed. Where'd the big buck go?

    Read More
  • Whitetail Hearing – Supernatural or So-So?
    Story : Posted 10-18-2011

    Whitetail Hearing – Supernatural or So-So?

    While there is ample evidence to support the whitetail's incredible sense of smell, until recently little was known regarding their sense of hearing. Thanks to a landmark study by researchers at the University of Georgia, we now have a much better understanding of what deer can hear.

    Read More