How to Hunt an Uphill and Downhill Running Deer

An important factor that determines your aiming point when you’re trying to take a buck that’s running away from you is whether he’s running uphill or downhill. “If the deer runs uphill, you increase the lead past his nose,” Dr. Continue reading

Making 300+ Yard Shots on Game with Steve DeMers

Making accurate shots from 300 yards out requires paying attention to detail – knowing how to dope your scope, how to make accurate readings with your range finder and how to keep your rifle consistently shooting accurately every time you Continue reading

Caliber Selection for Coyote Hunting

I met Steve DeMers of Whitehall, Montana, some years ago when I was mule deer hunting with Chad Schearer, the public-relations director of Black Powder, Inc. Before my trip to Montana, I had asked Schearer, “Do you know a really Continue reading

Bergara Offers Two New Lines of Affordable Rifles This Year

Bergara started as a barrel company, and the company makes barrels for a number of highly-respected gun manufacturers. From that business, BPI has developed a custom rifle business. The BPI folks thought that since our company made the barrels being Continue reading

Using Small Calibers to Hunt Deer

I was opening my gun case to get a rifle out that I planned to hunt with on Anticosti Island in Canada. When my guide asked, “What’s that little pop gun?” and pointed to my .243 sitting next to my Continue reading

Late-Season Shrubs and Fruits for Taking More Deer

Allen Deese with the Wildlife Group ( suggests you plant a permanent food plot of bushes and trees for the most-economical way to feed and attract deer. The permanent food plot will feature trees and shrubs planted all the way Continue reading

What Fruit do Your Deer Eat in the Summer and Fall?

If you plant peaches, which mature in the late spring and early summer, peaches will help you concentrate deer on your property, hunting lease or hunting club early. Too, many hunters completely overlook blackberry bushes as an early-season plant for Continue reading