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Shed Antlers: Did You Know?

Editor’s note: If you’re a whitetail nut, you’re probably thinking about shed hunting right now. Here are some incredible shed antler insights from the inimitable Charlie Alsheimer’s writings in Deer & Deer Hunting. One of the most incredible things about whitetails is their ability grow a new set of antlers each year and then...

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How High Should I Hang My Tree Stands?

  How high should I hang my stands? This is one of the most common questions in bowhunting. Elevated hunting’s No. 1 selling point is literally rising above the astute noses of the game we pursue. In bowhunting, there’s another majorly important consideration: Undetected shot execution during the conspicuous draw cycle. Tugging a bowstring to...

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Turkey Season Bonus: Get the Blind Advantage on Gobblers!

There’s something sacred about roughing it in the turkey woods. I’ll proudly admit, like scores of other hardcore turkey hunters, most of my credentials were earned the hard way — fully exposed to the elements, with my back against a tree and a numb rear end. However, our purist tactics were threatened with the...

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First Time Muzzleloader Buck Is A Hoss!

Beau Johnson of Mississippi may have to retire after his first muzzleloader deer hunt, because he may not top this wall-hanger! As related in Mississippi Sportsman, Johnson and his father, Shane, went hunting during the state’s muzzleloader season. He’s 15 years old and state regulations allow youngsters his age to use any firearm, but...

Pssttt … No Texting and Deer Hunting

We know texting and driving is terrible, but what about texting and hunting? Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism officials have reminded hunters recently that it is a violation of a game law to exchange information with another person about the location or movement of deer or game animals while hunting. The department...

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Late-Season Tactics The Focus On Final Deer Talk Now for 2012

It’s cold up north, but deer season is rockin’ right along in the Southeast and Southwest with about 10 more weeks remaining in the season! So what late-season tactics might work best? Staying in the woods or travel routes? Sitting over open areas where bucks will be chasing hot does? What’s the best way...

Could You Be An Inadvertent Violator?

Gary Kinsland of Louisiana found himself in a terrible situation during a hunting trip back in 2009 on a state wildlife management area. Kinsland shot two black bears after mistaking them for a feral hogs. Black bears are protected in Louisiana so when he walked up to the animals, he was aghast and dismayed....

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Pack A Kit In Case You Get Lost, Hurt

No one likes to ever think about the possibility of being lost or hurt even though it’s a reality that cannot be avoided and can be prepared for quite easily. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor During my career as a sports writer and outdoors writer I talked with NASCAR drivers, stick ‘n ball...

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Foodie Friday: Venison in Chimichurri Sauce

Our good friends and kitchen wizards over at Food for Hunters typically have a mouth-watering venison dish with some flair and this week’s offering is no exception! They whipped up a little Venison in Chimichurri Sauce with a few simple ingredients and some “non-choice” cuts. As they explain on the site (which is loaded...

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Get Kids Hooked With Youth Bows

by D&DH Editor Daniel E. Schmidt As the father of two young girls, I have seen it firsthand: It is becoming increasingly more difficult to persuade kids to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. It’s one thing to say “no” to TV, videos and Internet, it’s another thing to do it without being...