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.

Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent on Fred Bear and Public Relations

It’s tough to put a label on Ted Nugent: music icon, diehard hunter, passionate defender of the Second Amendment, outspoken … probably a few more descriptions, too. Uncle Ted’s been going hardcore gonzo backstrap-lovin’ deer hunting for decades. How many? Let’s just say decades. He’s 67 — can you believe that? — and still...

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Couple Jailed Amid Probe into Items Stolen from Deer Camps

Yard sales are great places to find things for your home, yard, deer camp or workshop if you’re looking for lightly-used clothing, furnishings and tools. They’re also pretty good for picking up some hunting gear. Maybe an older bow or some arrows you like, a new gun, hunting clothes or accessories. You never know...

Once a fish is spotted it usually takes a quick reaction to get on it, draw, aim and fire all in one good motion, but that's the fun of bowfishing. You can shoot a lot in just one night!

U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship Field Fills Immediately

Within 11 hours after registration opened for Bass Pro Shops U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship, the max number of 275 four-person teams had already signed up for the June 12-14 event. The world’s biggest bowfishing event will feature more water to fish, a whopping $100,000 in cash and prizes, and tons of free activities at...

Be sure to plan ahead so you can have time to hunt and kill big bucks.

Economic Impact of Deer Hunting: Millions, in 1 State

Deer hunters don’t have to explain in depth to too many folks just how important it is financially in the United States, mainly because we already know the impact from small businesses to large corporations. Ask a deer hunter if he or she knows someone who has makes grunt calls, accessories or works with...

Chronic Wasting Disease is fatal to deer and now is in more than two dozen states and Canadian provinces.

3 New Cases of CWD Detected in Wild Deer

Three white-tailed deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a neurological disease fatal to deer, in one of the nation’s oldest states with a hunting tradition. The three infected deer were discovered after the 2014 hunting season after testing procedures. They were located in northwestern Virginia. The state already had discovered CWD in its...

Mark Kayser

Kayser, Krahn Join Deer and Deer Hunting TV

The white-tailed deer are still the stars of the show, but No. 1 rated outdoors program on NBC Sports heads into 2015 with a top-flight cast of hosts. IOLA, Wis.— Veteran deer hunters Mark Kayser and Gordy Krahn will join the top-rated Deer & Deer Hunting TV show when it returns to NBC Sports later this...

Theresa Vail

Giant Bucks, Loads of Fun Expected at P&Y Convention

Great speakers, incredible seminars, world class trophy mounts and an amazing auction packed with bowhunting gear and top shelf hunts are what you will find at the 2015 Pope & Young Club Convention. Every two years the Pope and Young Club gathers to celebrate North America’s rich bowhunting heritage, honor outstanding examples of this continent’s wildlife, discuss issues relevant...

Deer eats squirrel

You Absolutely Won’t Believe What These Deer Are Eating

Ask any deer hunter what he or she thinks are a deer’s favorite foods and you’ll likely get a laundry list of the best forage for deer. Probably would go something like this: corn, clover, soybeans, rye, wheat, alfalfa, acorns, whatever agriculture crops are available, apples, pears, persimmons, berries and on and on. You’ll...

Deer stuck between bales of rolled hay

Hay There, Mr. Stuck Buck … Need Some Help?

Well, this is pretty doggone interesting isn’t it? Have you ever seen something like this, and how do you think this might even happen? Kevin Meier posted this short phone clip on YouTube of a pretty doggone good buck partially trapped under a giant roll of hay. They found the buck “as it was...

Snowmobile deer

So a Deer and Snowmobile Meet One Dark, Snowy Night …

Yikes, this definitely is one of those “Whoa, where did that come from?!?” moments and likely one the driver of this snowmobile never will forget. Needless to say, snowmobile driver Dave Osborn has a good story to tell over a beverage or two for a long, long time. On his YouTube post Osborn said he...