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Take Deer & Deer Hunting With You Anywhere

After a day of hunting, there’s nothing better than being back at camp. As someone starts talking about the trouble they had last year blood-trailing their deer, and you recall an article in Deer & Deer Hunting that gave practical and comprehensive advice on all sorts of trailing scenarios. There’s a pot of chili cooking but it...

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Ten Test Positive for CWD; Officials Say Risk Small for Wild Deer

A total of 640 deer were tested for chronic wasting disease (CWD) during the 2014-2015 seasons, and 10 of those were confirmed positive. Samples were obtained from deer killed by hunters in southcentral and southwest parts of Kansas and from sick and/or suspect deer observed in the eastern, northcentral and northwest parts of the...

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DDH Pick of the Day: Black Friday in July!

Woohoo! It’s Black Friday in July! Black Friday usually is in autumn after Thanksgiving, that day-after “sales” day when retail stores and online sites turn into something akin to rugby match among 12-year-olds who have been chugging Red Bull. Be sure to use the code BFJULY40 to pick up 40 percent savings on almost...

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Whip up a Surf ‘n Turf Combo with Venison Shrimp Ankara

One of the coolest combos in food history is the good ol’ surf and turf, the delightful mashup of meat and seafood that has incredible variety. Maybe some pork chops and scallops. Or maybe some mahi mahi and stir fry chicken. Or, perhaps we’ll just stick with the tried and true: red meat and...

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Gun Digest 70th Edition Hot off the Presses

Firearm enthusiasts and shooting sportsmen everywhere will recognize Gun Digest 2016 as the leading source for information on the latest guns and related gear. The 70th Edition is better than ever, with entertaining articles by some of the top names in gun and outdoor writing covering all categories of rifles, handguns and shotguns. It’s...

Chronic Wasting Disease is always fatal and is found in two dozen states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Wisconsin DNR)

Escaped Deer, Possibly with CWD, Has Conservation Officials Scrambling

Wildlife officials are scrambling to locate deer that escaped from a fenced captive deer facility after tests showed positive results for chronic wasting disease in deer inside the farm. Wisconsin DNR officials are asking residents in two communities to report any sightings of the ear-tagged deer and their location. CWD was detected in June...

Pat and Nicole Reeve

Pat and Nicole Reeve’s Pick of the Day: Trophy Whitetails

Trophy Whitetails with Pat and Nicole Reeve by Duncan Dobie takes a page out of the Driven TV stars’ book, guiding you through their history and making suggestions for effectively hunting trophy whitetails. As one of the most knowledgeable bowhunters in the industry, Pat has plenty of experience to pull from including his time as...

Part of a good management plan includes shooting does when the population numbers dictate doing so.

Grow ’em Big: How Many Whitetail Does Should You Shoot?

Questions about doe management run rampant through the deer hunting community and often are focused on these three themes: How do you know when, where and how many does to shoot off a given property? They’re legitimate questions, of course. If you have a lot of deer or don’t have too many, figuring out...

West Virginia Deer Photo by WVDNR

Deer Make Themselves at Home But DNR Says Shoo

  Seeing deer in your yard isn’t uncommon in some areas where population numbers are too high and deer decide that flower beds and yards are too nice to pass up. But a West Virginia man caught the attention of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Police when two officers spied a deer...

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It’s Time to Get Moving on Mineral Sites for Deer

If you want your local deer herd to benefit from a mineral site, now is the time to get one established. According to D&DH contributing editor Matt Harper, in whitetail’s spring and summer, the whitetail’s mineral and vitamin needs spike dramatically. “This is due to the physical condition of the deer,” Matt says. “For example, the...