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The Whitetail’s Secret Weapon: Birth Timing

The whitetails’ reproductive cycle is geared to giving birth when conditions are best for newborn fawn survival. As you progress northward in the whitetail’s geographic range, a greater percentage of the fawns will be born during a relatively brief period in late May and early June. This is when new, lush vegetation provides excellent...

A good dry rub can help tough cuts of venison or beef.

Try This Super Dry Rub Recipe For Your Venison

Dry rubs are easy to make, can be as simple or involved as you wish, and can help transform a tough cut or shoulder roast into a succulent delight. Take a venison shoulder roast, for example. It has several muscles and a bunch of connective tissue. Some folks just discard it. Boo, hiss! Coat...

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Lead Ammunition Ban for Hunting Set to Begin, So Get Ready

  Hunters are bracing for major changes in regard to the ammunition they can use thanks to environmental activists and state legislators with no common sense. Based on emotion instead of science that shows lead-based ammunition is significantly dangerous to a large amount of wildlife, California is beginning its ban on lead-based ammo starting...

Sneaking within range of feral hogs is tricky if you're not aware of the wind direction, because they have great noses.

WATCH: Fun Hog Hunt Helps with Deer Management

Come along for an exciting over-the-shoulder Horton crossbow hunt for nuisance feral hogs with Osceola Outfitters in the swamps of central Florida. Jimmy Roesman with Osceola Outfitters guides his hunter to within bow range of the perfect porker for summer barbecue. When the trigger’s squeezed on the Horton Legend UltraLite crossbow, a New Archery...

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Deer Talk Now: Tips for Creating a Mineral Site for Deer

Learn more about the best products to use for a deer mineral site, and how to make a mineral site on your hunting property with this informative episode of Deer Talk Now. Deer Talk Now host Dan Schmidt provides tips and tactics for creating a mineral site that whitetails will use throughout the spring,...

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Is This the World’s Most Terrifying Water Moccasin?

Yes, I would run like an Olympic sprinter even in that knee-deep mucky mud and scream like a girl on a Wes Craven movie set being chased by a horrifying zombieman with a chainsaw hungry for brains if I came across this critter. I’m not afraid of snakes. I have a healthy respect for...

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Intense Whitetail Management: South Texas Lessons, Clues for Trophy Buck Potential

The white-tailed deer’s popularity is especially augmented by its adaptability and abundance. This malleable herbivore is not only abundant, but it also can live just about anywhere — from our back yards to the deep, dark forests of Canada, providing sportsmen ample and affordable hunting opportunities. By Bob Zaiglin Although the whitetail has always...