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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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NRC Approves 2015 U.P. Antlerless Deer Hunting Restrictions

After months of considering several options including a complete closure, state wildlife officials have made a decision about the upcoming white-tailed deer season that hunters likely will agree with. The Michigan Natural Resources Commission announced June 11 it has decided to eliminate the harvest of antlerless deer during the archery season for hunters using...

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Do This One Easy Trick to Attract More Big Bucks

With some time, sweat equity and just a few tools you can set up one of the easiest and best deer hunting tricks that will have curious bucks coming to visit virtually year-round. By putting up a scrape tree and then using your favorite deer lure, such as something from Wildlife Research Center, Smokey’s...

Chronic Wasting Disease is always fatal and is found in two dozen states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Wisconsin DNR)

Breaking News: Sharpshooters Begin Deer Cull in CWD Strategy

State wildlife officials publicly announced that Chronic Wasting Disease was detected in wild white-tailed deer just a week ago and now sharpshooters have begun killing as many deer as possible in a Michigan township. Sharpshooters hired by the state began their work June 3 in Meridian Township and are focusing on a 2-mile area,...