Western Hunter
In each issue of Western Hunter Magazine are feature stories written by passionate hunters from all over the country. The story you just read had been published in a previous issue of Western Hunter Magazine. If you want to see your hunt story in an issue, send it over.
Four-Year Plan

Am I really seeing this? It just seems too good to be true. A group of good bulls on public ground in the middle of rifle elk season, leisurely feeding on an open plateau. I started to formulate a game plan, but it wouldn’t be for that day or even that season.

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Duzy the Dream

It’s difficult to understand how a dream materializes, but for Storie Ratcliff his came in the form of a monster buck 7 years in the making.

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Simply Perfect

There was no wind; my pin was steady. I pulled through the release and snow exploded as the buck lunged forward and disappeared into the trees. I sank to my knees, drew in a deep, ragged breath, and waited for my nerves to unwind. The shot looked perfect, but time would tell...

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On Second Thought

After 19 years applying, Randy Morrison found himself with a WY Moose tag in his pocket and a tough decision to make.

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Ep 24: Remi Warren

Remi Warren doesn’t need an introduction to this audience. Like most of you, I think Remi is one of the […]

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Early Season Fortune

“NO WAY!” I thought as I read the results from Colorado’s drawing results webpage. I had drawn this same tag the year before, and with zero points, I didn’t expect to draw again. As luck would have it, I was one of a couple hunters that drew with no points.

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Velvet Dreams

My hopes were high, but the part I was most excited about was the chance to hunt big velvet bulls with a rifle. I think it may be every western hunter’s dream to shoot a bull in full velvet. With only a week of hunting until the bulls would be rubbing their velvet, we knew we had to get it done fast.

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Brotherhood

Two friends Nick & Tad head into the mountains in search of mature mule deer and succeed in their goal with two monster bucks.

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The Payoff

In this two-part series, Nate Simmons backpacks through Wyoming’s backcountry with his bow in pursuit of mule deer and elk.

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BaseMap for E-Scouting

DIY western big game hunting is a lot of work. The planning, preparation, travel, and hunt all require time and dedication to put all the moving pieces together.

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