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Quality Deer Management Includes Surveys with Best Game Cameras

Have you begun your off-season quality deer management surveys to keep tabs on whitetail deer, turkeys, predators and what’s happening before hunting season arrives? If not, now is definitely the time to start making some serious plans for mineral licks, camera sites and recon efforts. Habits and movement will change before the season or...

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Was This Man Killed Because He Was Feeding Deer?

A trial began this week for a husband and wife charged with multiple counts related to the death of a neighbor. Paula Zumberge, 50, was to have taken the stand Wednesday to testify in her behalf as she faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, two counts of second degree assault, and aiding and abetting second-degree murder. Testimony...

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Get Fired Up With This Hearty Venison Burgundy Stew

  Deer season is open in the south Florida zone and will be opening soon in South Carolina, then spreading to other states as the most wonderful time of the year finally arrives in full force! If you don’t have any deer meat in the freezer then give this hearty CanCooker Venison Burgundy Stew...

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Bowhunting Tip: Be Prepared for Field Repairs

If you hunt long enough, your gear will fail. By Bob Robb It was the first day of a long-awaited rut hunt. I was hunting on a farm known for producing big bucks, and I was so pumped I barely slept a wink. An hour before first light I climbed into my stand, secured...

Blueberry Shitake Venison ... mmm, sweet blueberries and the earthiness of mushrooms.

Great Tips for the Most Flavorful, Best Venison Ever

When you want to explore new recipes for your venison roasts and backstraps, create some of the best slow-cooked venison ever or simply pick up a great kitchen prep tip, wild game chef Scott Leysath can definitely give you a hand. How? Leysath has some insights on preparation, tenderizing, field dressing, tougher or ignored cuts...

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Nocturnal Whitetails: Why Big Bucks Go Dark

  You can’t kill a buck if you can’t encounter him during daylight. Of course, this isn’t always easy, as many deer — especially older bucks — seem to turn to the dark side when hunting season opens. Here’s an expert’s insight into what drives nocturnal behavior. By Charles Alsheimer, Deer & Deer Hunting...

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Affordable Feeder Helps You Help Your Deer

If it’s legal to provide supplemental food to deer in your state, having a few feeders is a great way to create camera survey sites and give the deer a boost. Budget-conscious hunters may appreciate this easy feeder from Wildgame Innovations. Check out their press release below: If you are always looking for ways...

Nicole McClain heads to Buffalo County for a thrilling bowhunt.

Emotions Run Wild on Bowhunting Episode

Venture to Buffalo County, Wisconsin, for an exciting and emotional hunt with model Nicole McClain on this week’s all-new episode of Deer & Deer Hunting TV. The episode airs on NBC Sports Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET. McClain is a model, actress, passionate health advocate and cancer survivor who has been hunting since the...

Deer in southern Alabama, south of Montgomery where this buck was killed, have breeding dates into March based on fetal conception surveys.

Just When, Exactly, is the Southern Deer Rut?

For a hunter, knowing that the rut is on the horizon is akin to knowing one’s birthday is right around the corner. In this week’s new episode of Land of Whitetail—which airs on the Pursuit Channel this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET — experts build on that excitement as they share their thoughts on...

Illinois hunters will see changes in the coming seasons. Click the photo to see more giant bucks!

What Big Buck State is Reducing Deer Hunting Opportunities?

A destination state long appreciated as a big buck heaven for deer hunters looking for a brute is undergoing changes in its hunting season structure and antlerless opportunities. Officials plan to remove a large chunk of the state from a late winter season, reduce gun hunting permits and are using deer-vehicle accidents as part of their...