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Stay updated on the latest news going on in the whitetail world! From jaw-dropping record bucks, news from state agencies and organizations and weird happenings with deer and deer hunters, the D&DH team stays on top of all things deer.

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Deer Hunters Cringe as Wolf Population Increases by 16 Percent

  If one of the worst predators on deer increased in population by 16 percent in one year in your area or state you’d probably be pretty doggone concerned. You might be more concerned, or even pretty doggone mad, if there were no hunting or trapping season for these predators thanks to government and court...

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Super Hunt Proceeds to Benefit P&Y Outreach Programs

The Pope and Young Club is offering two hunting adventures as part of its Super Hunt Drawing, with 100 percent of sales from hunt-drawing tickets going to the club’s Conservation, Education and Outreach Programs. The Grand Prize is a 10-day Trophy Mountain Caribou Hunt with world-renowned Nahanni Butte/NWT Outfitters. This hunt will take you to the remote backcountry...

Tom Gallagher

Gallagher Appointed to TSAA Board of Directors

Tom Gallagher has joined the board of directors of the Tree Stand Safety Awareness organziation, which works to bring safety awareness to the public. Gallagher has been actively involved in the outdoors industry for more than four decades. He played an instrumental role in the evolution of tree stands and related hunting products. Gallagher...

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Printing Error Results in Extra Deer Hunting Permits

Several thousand nonresident hunters who successfully drew Kansas deer permits from the April drawing received a surprise mailing in early June. Due to a printing error at a fulfillment service contracted to print and mail permits to the 21,225 successful applicants, nearly 3,260 hunters received duplicate mailings. A successful applicant should have received only...

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Vortex, Sportsman’s Alliance Form Strong Partnership

Vortex Optics, an American-, veteran- and family-owned business based in south-central Wisconsin, recently joined the Sportsmen’s Alliance as a business partner at the $5,000 Chairman’s Club level. “Supporting the Sportsmen’s Alliance isn’t about marketing or promotion,” said Mark Boardman, Vortex Optics marketing manager. “It’s about supporting a likeminded organization that fights hard to protect...

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First Bowhunters Rendezvous Packed with Shooting, Fun

The first Pope and Young Bowhunters Rendezvous is shaping up to be an incredible, action-packed, archery event that features more than $15,000 worth of hunts, $25,000 worth of 3-D targets, eight bow packages and a truckload of top archery gear. The rendezvous is scheduled for June 10-12, with all proceeds going to the Pope and Young...

Research at the Auburn University Deer Lab in Alabama encompasses a wide variety of ideas that have helped biologists, conservationists and hunters for decades.

Deer & Deer Hunting Partners with Auburn University Deer Program

IOLA, Wis. — Deer & Deer Hunting, America’s first, exclusive whitetail hunting source, announces a new partnership with Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences to provide deer enthusiasts with cutting-edge insights on white-tailed deer research, behavior and biology. The partnership will include year-round coverage in Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine, TV show and...

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New Deer Biologist Hired, is Eager to Get Started

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has a new deer biologist and a new mammalogist. Joe Caudell, the deer biologist, joins the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife from Murray State University in Kentucky, where he had served as assistant professor of wildlife since 2013. He also has served as an adjunct professor in...

Robinson Outdoors Responds to Jury’s Verdict in Court Case

ScentLok Technologies won a jury verdict in federal court against Robinson Outdoor Products for its advertising of ScentBlocker Trinity scent control products. ScentLok asserted that Robinson made false advertising claims through a national campaign. Robinson Outdoor products has responded. Here is the press release: To our Friends, Customers, ProStaff, Retail Partners and Fellow Hunters: As...

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ScentLok Wins Lawsuit in Federal Court

On May 19, 2016, a seven member jury in Michigan found Robinson Outdoor Products, the manufacturer of ScentBlocker®, liable for making false advertising statements about its Trinity™ hunting apparel. The jury found that Robinson’s false advertising was willful. “Today’s announcement was a victory for our hunting community,” said Pat Hylant Jr., President and CEO...