10 Tips for Early Season Whitetail Success

By: Daphane Cassidy

You don’t have to wait for the rut to punch your tag. By Bob Robb The rut is like a religious experience for many dyed-in-the-wool whitetail hunters, and it truly is a magical time. But I’ve also found that the early season, while bucks are still bachelored up, the weather’s nice, and there’s been little […]

From Field to Fork

By: Daphane Cassidy

Do you have a desire to learn how to source your own protein? Have you always wanted to learn more about hunting but weren’t sure who to ask? Would you like to introduce others to the many benefits of hunting while also helping to ensure the future of hunting? If you answered yes to any […]

+ONE Gains Traction with Industry Conservation Partners

By: Daphane Cassidy

By Josh Honeycutt It’s no secret, our hunting heritage is in trouble. According to the National Survey of Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, for most of the past decade, hunter numbers have declined significantly. Fortunately, there are many organizations working to help reverse this detrimental trend—and who have taken the message of NSSF’s +ONESM Movement […]

Hunting High-Country Mule Deer

By: Daphane Cassidy

By Bob Robb It had been a long, long week. I’d backpacked several miles into the high country of southwestern Colorado, lived on military-surplus freeze-dried something and creek water, and blistered both my heels. A midweek thunderstorm and nearly destroyed my little tube-tent shelter, and my nose was beet-red from sunburn. And yet, I was […]

What the Great American Outdoors Act Means for Hunters

By: Daphane Cassidy

President Donald Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), H.R. 1957 into law. This historic federal law is among the most meaningful legislative measures for sportsmen conservationists ever. The GAOA is a leap forward to delivering on the promise of sustained wildlife conservation, public land hunting and recreational shooting for current and future generations of […]

BBQ Venison and Sauerkraut Sandwiches

By: Daphane Cassidy

By Michael Pendley These quick and easy BBQ sandwiches are perfect for a quick venison meal—and a great way to start emptying the freezer of last year’s deer meat as you start summer scouting for this year’s hunts. Thinly sliced venison steaks get pan seared then simmered in a sweet and spicy sauce. Top the […]

Hunting the Mountain Grizzly

By: Daphane Cassidy

By Bob Robb In the journals of the historic Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis spent much time describing encounters with the great “white bear,” as they called the grizzly. Lewis noted that these “cantankerous bears” were just as likely to attack man as leave him alone. Though great hunters, he wrote, the Native Americans […]

Venison Tex-Mex Stacked Red Enchiladas

By: Daphane Cassidy

By Michael Pendley Mention the word “enchiladas” in most of the country and most folks will picture rolled tortillas stuffed with a meaty filling and covered in sauce and cheese. For those in parts of west Texas, New Mexico and Northern Mexico, though, it’s stacked enchiladas that come to mind. Stacked enchiladas feature corn tortillas […]

Wild Turkey Buffalo Cheese Dip

By: Daphane Cassidy

By Michael Pendley Heading to a party or get-together and want to bring a wild-game dish everyone will love? Do you have a wild turkey breast in your freezer? Then make this creamy, cheesy dip. You’ll need the turkey, the dip’s foundation, cooked down until it can be shredded apart. If you have an Instant […]

10 of the Best 7mm Rifle Cartridges

By: Daphane Cassidy

The Magnificent Sevens By Bob Robb If there’s one thing big-game hunters like to do, it’s to debate the relative merits of cartridges intended for hunting. When it’s all said and done, it is hard to argue with the 7mm cartridges for general all-around North American big-game hunting. My first “real” deer rifle was an […]