Deer News

Stay up to date on everything happening in the whitetail world! From record bucks to weird happenings, the D&DH news crew stays on top of all things deer.

Top Shot

Check Out This Awesome Ruger Salute to America

Chris Cheng, winner of the 2011 Top Shot competition on History Channel, provides a cool rendition of the Star Spangled Banner with his suppressed Ruger .22 rifle. Yes, a suppressed Ruger .22 rifle. How cool is that? It’s so quiet that you hear the plink and music notes more than the rifle. For plinkers...

CWD TX

BREAKING: CWD Confirmed in Texas Deer

Tests for Chronic Wasting Disease taken from a white-tailed deer in Texas have been confirmed positive, resulting in the first case in the species in one of the nation’s biggest deer hunting states. The tests were confirmed and announced by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials. The deer was in Medina County and tests...

DESTINATION Britney Leigh Glaze

Destination Whitetail Returns for Action Packed Season

Destination Whitetail returns to Sportsman Channel for another action packed season of whitetail deer hunting, cool locations and stories, hunting insights and more. Destination Whitetail is a TV show that investigates the people, places and ways to hunt whitetail deer throughout North America. In the 43 states with deer populations, their habitat varies, as do...

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Thanks to Our Great DDH Fans for Your Support!

Social media is about as fluid as a rolling river and we’re sure glad you’re along for the ride on our Deer & Deer Hunting Facebook page. We greatly appreciate our great fans and supporters who have been with us over the years. From the first days of The Original Stump Sitters to today’s...

Dr Jim Brauker with poison ivy

Hey Deer Hunters, Does Poison Ivy Drive You Crazy?

I don’t know how many times I’ve had poison ivy over the years but I’m fortunate that it’s not as bad as some folks I’ve seen who must be more sensitive to it. I’ve never really had such a terrible case, at least that I can recall, that it would scare children or make...

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Three Arrested for Multiple Wildlife Violations

After a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division investigation, three men turned themselves into authorities for alleged deer and alligator violations in Plaquemines and Jefferson parishes. On June 16 Blake A. Mitchell, 29, of Gretna, turned himself in to Jefferson and Plaquemines parish authorities. On June 17 Stephen Black, 19, of Slidell,...

Escapee mugshots

Hunters Asked to Help With Manhunt for New York Escapees

Law enforcement officials in New York are asking hunters with game cameras in operation to report any suspicious images found on their cameras as the manhunt continues for two escaped killers. Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora on June 6. Their elaborate plan included cutting...

Little Peter mugshot

LIttle Peter Gives Up the Goods on Choppin’ Wood

What do you know about chopping wood? Little Peter gives us his advice in the latest installment from his popular YouTube series. He reportedly lives in Maine and is 17 years old. Quite an accent, eh? Some Mainers are aghast that he (a) is wearing a New York Yankees cap and (b) has an...

whitetail deer hunting

Manage Deer for Hunting, or Manage Them for People?

When it comes to managing white-tailed deer for the public interest, do state wildlife agencies have a duty to manage them for hunting or for safety in regard to motorists? That’s what an Iowa man wonders, and probably other folks in other states, too, following the injuries his son sustained in spring after colliding...

Sitka Core Next to Skin

Sitka Introduces New Core ‘Next to Skin’ Series

Sitka Gear, the leader in performance hunting gear, introduces an all-new industry changing “Next-to-Skin” line. The new CORE Series offers three weights of next-to-skin pieces which have been developed to allow hunters to fine-tune their system to their activity type or environmental conditions. The new CORE Series lineup is the first in the hunting...