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Utah, Wyoming, and Oregon Are Cutting Big Game Tags Due to Drought Conditions. Will Other States Follow?
Wyoming decreased tags by 11,300, Utah decreased deer tags by 1,000, and Oregon shut down controlled deer hunts. How is the rest of the West addressing the drought?
A High Schooler’s Perspective on “Trophy Hunting”
"Every year, I aim to broaden my hunting abilities a little more. I also aim to harvest a bigger buck than last year"
Memoirs of a Mule Deer Hunter
Wildlife experts have been predicting a mule deer extinction for decades. Luckily, no one seems to have told the deer
Nebraska Rancher Tags 210-Inch Mule Deer Buck on a Quick Hunt After Work
Trent Holscher stalked up on the buck of a lifetime
Nevada Considers Coyote Bounties to Increase Mule Deer Populations
Utah has had a bounty program since 2017 and has seen an uptick in mule deer. Nevada commissioners hope to do the same, despite disputes over the cause of declines
Is Point Creep Killing Western Big-Game Hunting?
Western draw systems have become increasingly complex, competitive, and expensive. Even as many hunters grow skeptical of ever drawing their tag, they can’t stop putting in for that golden ticket
Washington Deer Hunter Shoots a Buck, Then Three Wolverines Chase It Off a Cliff
After backing off a blood trail in the backcountry, two bowhunters watched three wolverines swoop in for an easy meal
Deer Rule the World: The Latest Digital Edition of Outdoor Life Is Here
Our fall (and this issue) revolves around deer, from exotic axis bucks to farm-country whitetails
How to Bowhunt Pronghorn, Mule Deer, and Elk from a Treestand
You don't always have to spot-and-stalk big-game out West to punch your tag. Try these treestand setups when you need to get creative
How to Improve Your Compound Bow Accuracy at Long Range
Tuning your compound bow properly, coupled with plenty of practice, can extend your range when you need to be accurate at distance