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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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...

Sitka Core Next to Skin

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...

whitetail deer management

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...

DEER  Planting a Scrape Tree

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,...

Pretty impressive feat of strength and agility, eh?

VIDEO: Girl Shoots Bow with Her Bare Feet … Upside Down!

Do you think you could shoot a bow backwards? How about if you were upside down, shooting backwards? Still not challenging enough? Well, what if you were shooting upside down, backwards, with your feet while balancing on your hands on two cones? Yep, that’s what this woman is doing and it’s pretty impressive. Forget...

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Kill More Deer to Reduce Chances of Horrible Disease

OK, it doesn’t seem to take a rocket scientist to figure out that 1 + 2 = 3. Right? So why would it be so difficult to put together a correlation between an overpopulation of deer and ticks that transmit Lyme disease? Right? Sure. Remember that 1 + 2 = 3 deal? Substitute too...

Steven Davis of North Carolina with his crossbow buck that pushes 190-plus inches! North Carolina hunters may get a chance to hunt on Sunday if proposed legislation is approved.

Wildlife Agency Wants Hunter Input About Deer Management

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host nine public forums across the state in June to discuss deer management in North Carolina. These forums will utilize an interactive approach to share information and gain feedback from deer hunters and others about their preferences for deer management in North Carolina. Wildlife Commission biologists will share...

Hunters Feeding the Hungry

Your Venison Can Help Feed Others, But Money Needed

An anonymous industry partner has graciously pledged to match up to $24,000 worth of national donations and sponsorships received by Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry this year (up to $2,000 per month). Additional donors and sponsors are desperately needed to help FHFH earn these matching dollars,  which are crucial for making progress in...