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.

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Woohoo! A Gigantic Sale on the Best Deer Gear!

Everyone loves a good sale on deer hunting gear, right? Right? If you do, now’s the time to capitalize on the annual blowout at ShopDeerHunting.com for everything from DDH logo t-shirts and decals for your vehicle to the best books on hunting strategy, habitat, deer behavior and more! How about a safety harness for...

Lighted Nocks for bowhunting

Breaking News: P&Y to Allow Lighted Nocks

As a result of changes to the Pope and Young Club’s By-laws that passed a vote of the Board of Directors and passed ratification by the voting membership, standard lighted nocks and bow-mounted cameras will be exempted from the “no electronics attached to the bow or arrow” rule. Since the late 1980s, Pope and...

World's Smallest Hunting Bow

Is This the World’s Smallest Hunting Bow?

Deer hunters want the lightest, most quiet and technologically-advanced bows possible while also getting the best speeds and accuracy. That’s a high challenge for the companies making compounds and crossbows. While you’re wanting all these things, you also need to have the best skills and bow setups possible. It’s all part of the process...

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Antlerless Deer Hunting Opportunities May Increase

It appears that deer hunters will have more antlerless opportunities in the upcoming season after biologists determined that the population is high enough to support recommended changes. The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission set the 2014-15 hunting seasons at its May meeting which concluded May 23 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Ray...

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Massive Deer Fraud Alleged in Shocking Charges

Stunning charges and allegations concerning white-tailed deer used for extensive insurance fraud have been leveled against more than 40 residents of a northeast state, one of them an alleged mob associate already facing two trials, following a lengthy investigation and grand jury proceedings. Forty-one people in Philadelphia, Pa., are alleged to be involved in...

A deer leaped or fell from an overpass and landed on this van, which had a mother and four children inside. (Photo: Heidi Conner/CBS2)

Deer Leaps From Overpass, Crashes on Woman’s Windshield

A mother driving a van with four children inside got the shock of her life recently while motoring along Interstate 90 in Illinois near Barrington when a deer decided to do a gainer off an overpass. The adult doe landed on Heidi Conner’s van windshield, shattering it and spraying glass shards inside the vehicle....

Leroy Ogin, 73, said he has been walking this trail to get to his deer hunting grounds for the past 61 deer seasons.

Painted Deer Hunter to Have Trespassing Ticket Dismissed, Landowner Also Charged

UPDATE 5/22, 8:59 AM: In Web replies to posts on this topic, landowner Michael Condoluci is apparently offering more insights into the incident from last December. Yesterday, in reply to DDH.com poster Craigo, emails from Condoluci’s email address  offered these comments: “He [Ogin] never had [expletive] permission, doesn’t own the land doesn’t pay the...

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

Third CWD Management Area Established After Disease Found

Yet another management area, this one of about 350 square miles, has been established in an effort to study whether chronic wasting disease discovered at a fenced facility may be in the wild population near it. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has established a third Disease Management Area in response to chronic wasting disease being...