Deer News

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This is the buck, as displayed at the 2011 Illinois Deer Classic. The entry card read, "Archery - Marc Anthony, Goodfield, Schuyler County, 12-pointer, 2010, 187-4/8." Photo courtesy of Jeff Lampe, www.heartlandoutdoors.com. Lampe broke the story on the controversy last Saturday.

Marc Anthony Makes Statement on Deer Scandal

In a recent website post, Marc Anthony suggests the world-class buck he claimed to have shot in Illinois in 2010 was not faked and that he chose not to address the questions because of alleged threats to him and his family. Anthony’s carefully worded and sometimes rambling response, released nearly two weeks after this...

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Brittney Leigh Glaze to Co-Host Destination Whitetail

Destination Whitetail is proud to announce the addition of model Brittney Leigh Glaze as the show’s new co-host. Glaze will join host Lauren Rich for the third season of the show, which airs on the Sportsman Channel. Tune in to Destination Whitetail to check out Glaze’s co-hosting debut when the show premieres July 2...

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Bowfishing Championship Rookies Snag Title

John Hood, Greg Campbell and Brian Ellenburg of Georgia captured the U.S. Bowfishing Championship in the team’s first time at the event on Table Rock and Bull Shoals lakes in Missouri. The winners claimed $10,000 for their weight of 376 pounds of rough fish. All the fish brought in by teams during the tournament...

Deer Hunters More Successful for Third Straight Season

Deer hunters are killing more deer thanks to a rebound in the population following severe consecutive winters that knocked back the numbers and hampered efforts to get into the woods to hunt. Hunters during Maine’s 2013 deer season killed 24,795 deer, an increase of 15 percent over the 2012 harvest of 21,552 deer. The...

Antlers from deer said to be owned by Kansas collector in 2008.

Antler Collector: Brow Tine Triggered Marc Anthony Deer Controversy

A Facebook user who might have unearthed the biggest scandal in deer hunting history said today that 30 years of antler collecting help him develop a memory for unique racks. That uncanny memory is being linked to him possibly connecting another antler collector’s rack to a very similar one on a deer that celebrity...

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What Was Chewing on This Buck’s Body? (Warning: Graphic)

Paul Krueger of Wisconsin emailed us earlier this year with some photos of a deer he shot the last week of November while bowhunting. He waited until morning to retrieve the deer and, overnight, temperatures dropped to single digits. But when Krueger got to his deer and then started working on it, he realized...

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B&C, P&Y Respond to Marc Anthony Deer Controversy

Two of North America’s biggest antler-scoring organizations have spoken on the status of record bucks entered into their programs by embroiled Illinois bowhunter Marc Anthony. By Keri J. Butt One is hot on the trail, the other is taking a wait-and-see approach. Record-book entries for trophy deer allegedly killed by embroiled celebrity bowhunter Marc...

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Youth Archery Program Targets New Shooters, Bowhunters

USA Archery has announced the launch of Explore Archery, an innovative education program that introduces archery to beginners of all ages and abilities. Explore Archery, developed jointly by USA Archery and the Archery Trade Association, is fun, safe, rewarding, and developmentally progressive. Explore Archery is a low-cost, high quality turnkey programming option that offers...

Buck that Marc Anthony said he killed in Illinois in 2010.

Ghillie Suit Hunter Marc Anthony Sidesteps Fraud Claims

A well-known outdoors writer and hunting industry personality has been dismissed of his position from the Illinois Whitetail Alliance and has stated that he will completely step away from the hunting industry. These developments come after he was accused of misrepresenting a deer he shot a few seasons ago. by Daniel E. Schmidt Marc...

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Season Deer Totals About the Same, but More Antlerless Kills Desired

Hunters killed approximately 243,550 deer during the 2013-14 New York hunting seasons, nearly equivalent to the statewide take the previous season, state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced recently. “Governor Cuomo’s NY Open for Fishing and Hunting Initiative offers many hunting opportunities statewide for sportsmen and sportswomen for the growing population of...