2017 Backstrap Boogie Throttles On!

Did I say HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 loud enough for ya all!!! Well Happy Happy New Year 2017 again to you all! Hunting all the time is about as cool as it gets. I certainly know what a very lucky man I am and I thank God and Mrs. Nugent daily. This American Dream...

FrontStraps Are as Much Fun as Backstraps!

Nothing says Happy Happy Springtime like fresh bluegill filets, morel mushrooms, wild scallions, wild asparagus, leeks and wild turkey breasts! There simply is no question whatsoever that the hunting lifestyle is the most gratifying hands-on, boots-on-the-ground, self-sufficiency, natural, instinctual, rugged individual celebration of independence available to mankind. I don’t care if you’re a naked...

I Got Terminal Backstrap Fever and I Like It

Be it known by all deerhunters everywhere that we do indeed have our own deerhunting soundtrack. Sing it like ya mean it; backstrap fever, na na na, backstrap fever a na na na!”  Catchy little ditty ain’t it! Sing it often enough and I can guarantee you that your deerhunting dreams will soar on...

Man Does Not Live by Backstraps Alone!

Lord have mercy! November 19, 2015, and our beloved deerseasons across America not only throttle on relentlessly, but lo and behold, I believe many of us are actually increasing our pursuits in intensity and passion. Can this be? Can we maintain this indefatigable predator pace? Can we possibly keep this madness up? By Ted...

May the Force Be With You and All Your Backstrap Dreams Come True!

Every morning and every afternoon, September, October, November, December, January and February, I unleash my pure predator beast, and head to my chosen ambush location for another hunt of a lifetime. The excitement that broils down below has not subsided one whit for the past 60 plus years of bowhunting, and I look to...

An Easy, Delicious Way to Enjoy Deer Backstraps and Fruit

My friend Heidi lives in Arizona and is an engaging, thoughtful and funny writer. She has a cool blog site with her musings and awesome photos on food and cooking. One of her recent recipes is for a Fig and Ricotta Pizza. Before you curl your upper lip in an “Ewww!” snarl, just don’t....

Backstrap Strategy 101: Backstrap Like You Mean It!

At the danger of sounding silly stating the obvious to my experienced hunting buddies out there, please allow me to review what so many of us know to be essential strategies for consistently killing big game in order to help those less experienced or less successful who share our backstrap dreams. By Ted Nugent...

Happy October to Backstrap BloodBrothers Everywhere!

Dank, dark, damp, skanky beautiful October glory to ya all my deeranddeerhunting.com friends. Are you ever driven to just lay down in the wet leaves this time of year and kick around doing horizontal jumping jacks on the ground making angels in the delicious fall earth? The aroma and essence of the fall environment...