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What’s Inside the Mind of a Gun Deer Hunter?

Two weeks ago, Deer & Deer Hunting TV examined what compels bow hunters to hit the field. This week, it’s the gun hunters’ turn as the experts at Deer & Deer Hunting TV use the all-new episode to discuss those sportsmen and women who opt to hunt with firearms. Check out all the action this week, only on...

Captive deer would have been reclassified as livestock under a bill that was vetoed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. Missouri's legislature failed to override the veto by one vote.

Veto Override Fails to Reclassify Captive Deer as Livestock

A monstrous battle that included legislators ganging up (nothing new, eh) while opponents and proponents slugged it out has ended up with a failed effort by one vote to reclassify captive deer as livestock and give a state agricultural agency control over deer farms. According to the Associated Press in this story, Missouri lawmakers came...

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Find Out When You Should Be Chasing the Biggest Bucks

With the rut fast approaching for much of the country, Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine is the source for all the information hunters need to take full advantage of the season. In this month’s issue, Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine calls on expert hunting writer and photographer Charles Alsheimer to share his annual predictions on what the season...

Arkansas has some outstanding deer hunting thanks to hunters' decisions and wildlife agency managament. This fine buck was killed in 2010 with a crossbow.

State Data Indicates Quality Deer Management Has Big Impact

Does quality deer management work? Depends on what your goals and objectives are within the QDM strategy you employ, whether it’s on a smaller tract or something larger. Quality deer management doesn’t automatically mean trophy deer management. The latter could be part of the former, but it’s not necessarily the end-all final must-do-this goal...

Arkansas has a variety of hunting options including some special youth and draw hunts on refuges.

Youth Deer Hunt Set for Massive Wildlife Refuge

Know a youth between the age of 6 and 15 who would like to experience hunting and the outdoors but may not have the place or people to take them? If you do, encourage them to apply for a once in a lifetime deer hunt opportunity at a prime location on the Dale Bumpers White...

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Crossbows Approved But Not in the Entire Season

In the Bible, King Solomon suggested cutting an infant in half after two women presented the child as their own so they each would have something. One agreed. (Seriously? I mean, who would agree to this?) The other woman said to not do that, and for the other woman to take the baby. King Solomon...

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Get Your Best Times to Hunt Giant Bucks This Year

Only have a few vacation days to use for hunting this year? This week’s all-new episode of Deer & Deer Hunting TV will reveal which five days to take off from work and head to the woods for this year’s rut and the best chance at intercepting a lovesick buck. The Deer & Deer Hunting TV’s popular...

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Deer Hunter Attacked, Bitten by Rampaging Bear

A bowhunter on the search for a deer got more than he bargained for during a rest stop when a rampaging bear charged and attacked. The shocked bowhunter reacted by quickly grabbing his bow to fight off the snarling bruin. But he knew he wouldn’t have time to get off a shot, so he started...

Mark Drury of Drury Outdoors killed this magnificent 197-inch mule deer while hunting with 3 Rivers Adventures in Alberta, Canada. Drury was using a PSE Dream Season SP and Rage Xtreme 2.3 on the hunt. (Photo: Drury Outdoors)

Drury Starts His Deer Season with a Monster!

Wow! What a way to start the deer season and with a bow in hand, too! With a report on their Drury Outdoors website, Mark Drury revealed that he has killed his biggest deer ever — mule deer or whitetail — with his astounding 197-inch mule deer he shot in Canada. Drury was hunting...

Prescribed burning is one great way to eliminate understory growth and leaf litter, and rejuvenate the soil.

Cost-Share Available for Private Land Prescribed Burning

Wildfires were common hundreds of years ago when much of America was still wild and undeveloped, and Native Americans used fire to rejuvenate the soil, move wildlife and restore areas for their crops. Today, some folks see fires as terrible but don’t understand the beneficial impact the process of a good, controlled fire has...