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.

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...

Marval Hornady

Condolences to the Family of Marval Hornady

Marval A. Hornady, 102, of Grand Island died Friday, February 20, 2015, at Tiffany Square Center. Mrs. Hornady was born Jan. 11, 1913, at Lorenz, Iowa, the daughter of LaRoy and Aleen (Tolbert) Steen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joyce, who died on Jan. 15, 1981, and their son, Robert Hornady,...

wolf pack hunting

Wildlife Agency Appeals Judge’s Controversial Ruling on Wolves

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has filed an appeal of a December 2014 federal district court ruling that returned wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin to the federal endangered species list and wolves in Minnesota to federal threatened species status. The appeal – filed by the Michigan Attorney General in the U.S. Court of Appeals...

Antler restrictions may work better on private land with voluntary decisions than on a statewide "one size fits all" basis and mandated by a wildlife agency.

Learn to Measure and Score Deer Antlers

Learning how to measure deer antlers is a great way to enjoy your hunting experiences more and also help friends who may have big bucks they want scored. Antlers will abound throughout the Palmetto State as the search for new state record deer antlers gets underway during the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources’ annual...

Deer Hunter in stand USFWS Steve Maslowski1

Refuges Seeking Input on Possible Quota Hunt Fee Increases

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public comment on a proposal to increase quota hunt permit fees for three national wildlife refuges, citing increasing administrative costs and lack of an increase in almost 20 years. The refuges are Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge, Overflow National Wildlife Refuge and Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge....