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Any time spent afield is a good day, but let's face facts — some days are better than others! Here, our experts predict the best hunting days of 2021. 2021 Whitetail Forecast: The Best Days to Hunt

2021 Whitetail Forecast: The Best Days to Hunt

Any time spent afield is a good day, but let's face facts — some days are better than others!

Mark Demko

With all due respect to the deer rut, the patterns and predictability of October are simply too good to waste! Does October Produce the Best Deer Hunting?

Does October Produce the Best Deer Hunting?

With all due respect to the deer rut, the patterns and predictability of October are simply

Clint Casper

Dedicated readers of Petersen's Bowhunting have seen Bill Winke's work for 30 years. Here are four more of his best whitetail lessons. 4 Important Keys to Deer Success This Fall

4 Important Keys to Deer Success This Fall

Dedicated readers of Petersen's Bowhunting have seen Bill Winke's work for 30 years. Here are

Bill Winke

Bowhunters love the rut, and for good reason! It's not, however, the best time to kill bucks you've been watching all summer. How to Fill Your Tag Early in the Archery Season

How to Fill Your Tag Early in the Archery Season

Bowhunters love the rut, and for good reason! It's not, however, the best time to kill bucks

Clint Casper

Hunting the same farm for over 18 years has provided the author with plenty of do's and don'ts when it comes to killing big deer.Bill Winke's 4 Best Whitetail Lessons

Bill Winke's 4 Best Whitetail Lessons

Hunting the same farm for over 18 years has provided the author with plenty of do's and don'ts

Bill Winke

Some states are known for big bucks. These five, however, are underrated deer destinations that should be on your radar.The 5 Most Overlooked Whitetail States

The 5 Most Overlooked Whitetail States

Some states are known for big bucks. These five, however, are underrated deer destinations

Jace Bauserman

At 343 4/8 gross inches and 321 3/8 net inches, Brian Butcher's Kansas buck officially enters P&Y record books.Pope & Young Confirms Butcher Buck as New No. 2 Non-Typical

Pope & Young Confirms Butcher Buck as New No. 2 Non-Typical

At 343 4/8 gross inches and 321 3/8 net inches, Brian Butcher's Kansas buck officially enters

Lynn Burkhead

If you're not measuring, you'll never realize your full potential as a habitat manager — or a bowhunter!Data Recording to Maximize Deer Management Efforts

Data Recording to Maximize Deer Management Efforts

If you're not measuring, you'll never realize your full potential as a habitat manager — or a

Jason Snavely

Craving a successful fall? You can't let them know you're there.The Number One Way to Ruin Deer Season

The Number One Way to Ruin Deer Season

Craving a successful fall? You can't let them know you're there.

Bill Winke

Luck is an intangible that affects every hunt, but can you reduce its role? We certainly think you can!Examining the Role of Luck in Your Deer Hunts

Examining the Role of Luck in Your Deer Hunts

Luck is an intangible that affects every hunt, but can you reduce its role? We certainly think

Bill Winke

Animals such as coyotes and bears may not have the impact you think.Predators and Deer: Separating Fact from Fiction

Predators and Deer: Separating Fact from Fiction

Animals such as coyotes and bears may not have the impact you think.

Jason Snavely

The initial reaction from a deer after your shot will offer important clues to aid in recovery.Deer Reactions After the Shot — What Do They Mean?

Deer Reactions After the Shot — What Do They Mean?

The initial reaction from a deer after your shot will offer important clues to aid in recovery.

John Trout, Jr.

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