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Best Deer Hunting Tips, Tactics and More in Almanac

The trusted deer hunters’ reference guide is back on newsstands this week. The Deer Hunters’ Almanac 2015 packs a punch with statistics, hunting tactics, accuracy secrets and deer behavior research intended to help hunters be more prepared and confident for any upcoming hunt. Pick up your copy today to get an edge in the field this...

Whether your venison stew is made in a traditional method or with the cool CanCooker, you'll enjoy delicious meals and have family asking for more.

Sugar in Your Cornbread? Blasphemy, I Say!

The headline on this story I ran across last week says, “The Real Reason Sugar Has No Place in Cornbread” and then it goes on for enough paragraphs to make you almost want a second double of brown water (one cube of ice, please). But I agree with the headline, writer and his thoughts. Sugar...

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Crossbows Approved But Not in the Entire Season

In the Bible, King Solomon suggested cutting an infant in half after two women presented the child as their own so they each would have something. One agreed. (Seriously? I mean, who would agree to this?) The other woman said to not do that, and for the other woman to take the baby. King Solomon...

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Get Your Best Times to Hunt Giant Bucks This Year

Only have a few vacation days to use for hunting this year? This week’s all-new episode of Deer & Deer Hunting TV will reveal which five days to take off from work and head to the woods for this year’s rut and the best chance at intercepting a lovesick buck. The Deer & Deer Hunting TV’s popular...

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Deer Hunter Attacked, Bitten by Rampaging Bear

A bowhunter on the search for a deer got more than he bargained for during a rest stop when a rampaging bear charged and attacked. The shocked bowhunter reacted by quickly grabbing his bow to fight off the snarling bruin. But he knew he wouldn’t have time to get off a shot, so he started...

Mark Drury of Drury Outdoors killed this magnificent 197-inch mule deer while hunting with 3 Rivers Adventures in Alberta, Canada. Drury was using a PSE Dream Season SP and Rage Xtreme 2.3 on the hunt. (Photo: Drury Outdoors)

Drury Starts His Deer Season with a Monster!

Wow! What a way to start the deer season and with a bow in hand, too! With a report on their Drury Outdoors website, Mark Drury revealed that he has killed his biggest deer ever — mule deer or whitetail — with his astounding 197-inch mule deer he shot in Canada. Drury was hunting...

Prescribed burning is one great way to eliminate understory growth and leaf litter, and rejuvenate the soil.

Cost-Share Available for Private Land Prescribed Burning

Wildfires were common hundreds of years ago when much of America was still wild and undeveloped, and Native Americans used fire to rejuvenate the soil, move wildlife and restore areas for their crops. Today, some folks see fires as terrible but don’t understand the beneficial impact the process of a good, controlled fire has...

Mmmm ... click the photo for more recipes or visit GameandGarden.com (Photo: Stacy Harris/GameandGarden.com)

Fantastic Venison Burgers with a Spicy Zing!

Stacy Harris, one of our favorite authors and outdoors supporters, dropped us a note about a super venison burger dish she makes that has a little extra kick to it. Harris whips up great venison dishes each year along with lip-smacking meals with fresh veggies and fruit from the family gardens. She’s always interested...

New Jersey youth deer hunter

Hunting Heritage Not Being Ignored by Sportsmen

Hunting is a rich American tradition often passed down from generation to generation, and a recent survey by HunterSurvey.com reveals that passing that hunting heritage along to younger people is still alive and well with nearly 46 percent of surveyed sportsmen having taken at least one child hunting in the past year. The common...

Deer Scrape Dripper

Easiest Way to Create a Mock Scrape, Maintain Through the Season

We’ve written several stories about mock scrapes and Charles Alsheimer has written about them, mainly because they’re so simple to make and can fire up bucks looking for a fight or a hot doe. If you’re going to make some mock scrapes, definitely do not forget about the licking branch. It’s a major component of...