North American Whitetail


MAY 30 MON - 2:00AM
G.O. Heath chases a trophy aoudad in world-class whitetail habitat, Pat Hogan explores single-pin bowsights, and James Kroll discusses the importance of working with neighboring landowners.
JUNE 1 WED - 10:00AM
JUNE 1 WED - 8:00PM
JUNE 1 WED - 11:00PM
JUNE 2 THU - 6:30PM
JUNE 5 SUN - 2:30AM
JUNE 6 MON - 2:00AM
The NAW team explores the strategy of using does to find mature bucks, Mike Clerkin talks performance factors with crossbows, and Pat Hogan and James Kroll establish an orchard on this week's Build Your Own Deer Factory segment.


With its continuing focus solely on the most popular of all big-game species, North American Whitetail remains among the most popular shows on outdoors television.

Co-hosts Stan Potts and Gordon Whittington join renowned deer researcher, Dr. James Kroll, North American Whitetail magazine editor Patrick Hogan and fellow expert hunters Mike Clerkin and Brent Beimert in sharing amazing hunts with bow and gun.

Among each show’s special segments are viewer-submitted videos and photos, tips on whitetail behavior and management and profiles of all-time legendary bucks.

Host & Bios

Gordon Whittington

Gordon Whittington

A whitetail hunter since age five in his native Texas, Gordon has hunted the species in more than 40 states and provinces from Canada to Mexico, as well as in New Zealand and Finland. When he isn’t hunting trophy buck or producing media content about them, he enjoys spending time with his family at home in Marietta, Georgia.

In addition to his magazine and television duties, Gordon has contributed to a number of books, including the Legendary Whitetails series. He authored World Record Whitetails: A Complete History of the No. 1 Bucks of All Time and with noted researcher Dr. James Kroll co-authored The Art & Science of Patterning Whitetails. Gordon also has served as a frequent instructor at North American Whitetail University, a unique three-day short course on deer hunting and management.


Stan Potts

Stan Potts

Illinois native Stan Potts has hunted for over 40 years, harvesting numerous whitetail, 4 of which are 200-class bucks.

He has given hunting seminars all across North America and been the subject of many feature magazine articles, having been documented in the pages of North American Whitetail, Bowhunter, Illinois Game and Fish as well as several other media sources.

Stan hunts 100% wild whitetails on public and private property and is well known for his expertise in tree stand placement and patterning big mature bucks. When not in pursuit of whitetails Stan loves hunting elk, moose, grizzlies, mule deer, antelope and turkeys.