North American Whitetail


AUGUST 25 THU - 6:30PM
AUGUST 28 SUN - 2:30AM
Mike Clerkin fights Kentucky's "October Lull," Gordon Whittington chases Texas whitetails with his rifle, and James Kroll discusses the challenge of deteriorating habitat facing our whitetail herd.
AUGUST 31 WED - 8:00PM
AUGUST 31 WED - 11:00PM
G.O. Heath pursues South Dakota bucks on foot with his bow, Dr. Deer explores the threat of growing whitetail predation, and James Kroll discusses whether you should kill a coyote during a whitetail hunt.


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.