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Whitetail Post-Rut Enemy No. 1: Man

In addition to being worn out and hungry, a whitetail has another thing that keeps him from moving about when the post-rut arrives: the constant presence of man. The hunting pressure incurred during September, October and November causes many bucks to become nocturnal. By Charles J. Alsheimer, Deer & Deer Hunting contributor In the...

High Tail ready to help with cleaning a deer. (Photo: Viking Solutions)

Unique Deer Hunting Field Dressing Tool Portable, Effective

Viking Solutions has a pretty nifty deer hunting gear item that is worth a look, because it could help you save some time in the field when you’re cleaning a deer before dragging it out. Viking’s High TAIL is a portable, convenient field dressing assistant that makes field dressing quick and easy. If you...

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State Park Deer Hunts Spur Revitalization

Despite the outcry from some about wildlife agencies offering regulated deer hunts in state parks, and most of those with the outcry don’t understand anything about wildlife or biology, it’s been proven time and again that reducing the impact from overpopulated deer is beneficial. How? Not only by improving the health of the deer...

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

Rock Your Taste Buds With This Blueberry Shitake Venison

Every time we visit Food for Hunters we come away with something that makes our lips want to beat our face to death. Take a look at this Blueberry Shitake Venison dish! Succulent venison, prepared just perfectly, with some fresh blueberries, mushrooms, butter and cream. Holy cow. The good thing, too, is it’s easy...

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Despite Reductions, Antlerless Opportunities Still Available

Taking advantage of seasons or special hunts for antlerless deer is a great way to get in some additional hunting, even in another state, and put a few more backstraps in your freezer. The application period for antlerless deer licenses is now open through Aug. 15, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources....

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The Coolest Tool You Need for Cleaning Your Deer

Whether you have a new camp that still needs some setup, are roughing it in a truck camp in the woods for a weekend or need a hand around the house, it’s not a stretch to say that cleaning a deer can be a chore sometimes. Some hunters are good with gutting and cutting...

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Great Venison Burgers and Deviled Eggs with a Twist

During a recent visit to central Wisconsin on business we had the chance to dine at a great place, Father Fats Public House, where the plates are small but the portions definitely are not. Oh. My. Goodness. I love to eat good food and can eat a lot of it. I probably wouldn’t have...

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Destination Whitetail Host Visits NRA News Cam & Co.

Brittney Leigh Glaze, co-host of Destination Whitetail, recently appeared on one of the nation’s most popular news-talk show to discuss her background and how she joined the Destination team. Glaze joined Cam & Co. host Cam Edwards for an interview about Destination Whitetail. She joins the show as co-host this season, the show’s third,...

Destination Whitetail co-host Brittney Glaze.

Destination Whitetail Steps Back in Time in North Dakota

Travel to North Dakota to explore a unique hunting landscape and check out a piece of American history in this week’s all-new episode of Destination Whitetail, airing on the Sportsman Channel Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. The Destination Whitetail team enter the rolling hills and prairies of North Dakota looking for a whitetail nirvana....

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Pre-Season Deer Scouting: Take a Speed Tour

This quick white-tailed deer scouting strategy is the low-impact solution you’ve been looking for By John Eberhart I call it speed touring because that’s what it is. I’m not scouting for new hunting locations. I’m just rapidly touring through previously prepared fruit and mast tree locations during midday to see if they offer food...