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.

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....

Wild venison is the missing link for many of today's locavores. There's nothing more satisfying than preparing a dinner that you completely grew and/or harvested yourself. (photo by Dan Schmidt)

3 Ways Shot Placement Affects Venison Quality

The quality of your venison is a direct result of the care you take (or don’t) after the animal is down and while you are processing the animal at home. However, did you know that the it’s equally important to take care before the shot and during the trailing process? Here’s a few tips...

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Nonprofit Deer Fest to Help Needy Children

Proceeds from the upcoming Deer Fest will go to Adopt-A-Box, a local charity designed to provide children in 20 north Texas counties in need with basic hygiene items and clothing. Deer Fest will be held Aug. 2 at the MPEC Exhibit Hall in Wichita Falls, Texas. Adopt-A-Box is a local charity designed to provide children in...

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Best to Take Hunter Education Courses Online in Summer

It might be hot outside, but hunting seasons will soon be here. If you need a hunter education class, sign up now to get into a class this summer or early fall. You can register online at http://www.huntnh.com/Hunting/hunter_ed.htm. Just browse the calendar for the best date and location, then click on the course of your...

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Antlerless Permit Applications Being Accepted

Applications for the 2014 Antlerless Deer Season are available at West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) district offices and the DNR Elkins and South Charleston offices. These applications also may be downloaded from the DNR’s Web page at www.wvdnr.gov. “These limited permit areas provide antlerless deer hunting opportunities in counties or areas of the...

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Destination Whitetail Heads to The Hamptons

The Hamptons, internationally known for its breathtaking scenery, luxurious residencies and affluent visitors, welcomes the Destination Whitetail crew on this week’s all-new episode for a different kind of Hamptons vacation. Tune in to the Sportsman Channel Wednesday, July 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT to discover the prime whitetail hunting ground scattered between the various million dollar homes...

Guide to Maintaining and Accessorizing Firearms

Best Tips for Cleaning, Maintaining Your Deer Rifle

The Gun Digest Guide to Maintaining & Accessorizing Firearms, helps gun owners clean and maintain their firearms while also providing options and instructions for upgrades such as aftermarket parts and optics. In Gun Digest Guide to Maintaining & Accessorizing Firearms, author and firearms expert Kevin Muramatsu takes the most common questions he hears from...

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Is Concealed Carry Necessary When Deer Hunting?

Deer hunters sometimes wonder whether they should carry a handgun for protection when venturing into public hunting land or when they may be coming out late at night in unfamiliar surroundings. Others carry all the time, no matter what and no matter what their state laws say about guns and hunting. They’d rather be...