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.

Will Kochevar and his giant Alabama buck.

Kochevar Buck: Monster is His First Bow Kill!

Will Kochevar knew the buck was using the small tract of woods after seeing it on his game cameras last summer, a monster deer bigger than anything he’d ever seen. On Alabama’s opening day of bow season last Oct. 15, Kochevar was in a stand on the travel route between the buck’s bedding area...

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Over-the-Counter Deer Hunting Licenses? Destination Crew Investigates!

The Destination Whitetail team heads to Colorado to get all the details about Colorado’s new over-the-counter whitetail-only licenses in the new episode airing July 30 on the Sportsman Channel  at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. For those in the know, hunting in eastern Colorado is a dream for sportsmen seeking monster white-tailed deer. In years past, however, that dream...

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Swanky Resort Eyes Sharpshooters to Reduce Deer

Despite the usual yammering about using contraceptives and idiotically sensational phrases like “slaughtering” in media reports, officials at a swanky coastal resort community have given the green light to bring in sharpshooters to effectively, quickly and firmly deal with a severe problem of overpopulated deer. Following the science-based recommendations of its deer management committee,...

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QDMA Forms New Deer Group for Conservation Advocacy

Deer hunters, conservation organizations and hunting industry companies from across North America are rapidly uniting to form the National Deer Alliance (NDA) – a new organization created to serve as the unified voice of the modern deer hunter and guardian of North America’s wild deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage. While deer are...

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Hunting Threatened on Public Lands

The future of hunting is under attack! Hornady® Manufacturing urges firearms owners, hunters and sportsmen to call Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and demand she reject a petition filed by the HSUS that seeks to ban hunting with traditional ammunition on public lands. Call Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and tell her to reject the HSUS...

Stacy Harris prepares venison throughout the year for her family and knows great ways to make the preparation and cooking easier.

Destination Whitetail Showcases Deer Hunting, Sustainable Living

On this week’s all-new episode of Destination Whitetail, we travel to Alabama to follow a family of nine is dedicated to sustainable living by hunting and gathering its way to a full freezer all year. The episode airs on the Sportsman Channel July 23 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. Stacy and Scott Harris and their seven children...

Donald Trump Jr. was among the guests who have visited Deer Talk Now.

Deer Talk Now Reaches Milestone 100th Episode

Deer Talk Now, the web’s only show dedicated to whitetail deer hunting, management and education, will air its milestone 100th episode this Wednesday at 12 p.m. CT on Deer & Deer Hunting.com. Deer Talk Now, which premiered in May 2012 with Ted Nugent as the first guest, airs weekly and covers everything and anything related to deer...

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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...

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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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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,...