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Smokey Lettuce Wraps

Smoky Venison Lettuce Wraps with Sage Corn Salsa

Wow! This recipe looks pretty doggone incredible and is a super dish to make during summer with fresh corn and other garden ingredients. The fine folks at Food For Hunters whipped up this venison treat. It’s officially called “Smoky Lettuce Wraps with Sage Corn Salsa.” Looks outstanding! You can check out this specific recipe...

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 feed on native browse such as acorns and persimmons where they can find them, and often hit them hard once the high-carb mast begins falling in autumn.

Just How Green of a Deer Hunter Are You?

Part of going green means conserving renewable resources and only use what is needed as efficiently as possible. Sound familiar? It should. It was the core thinking behind a budding movement in 1902. It was called Conservation. Learn the icon for Fair Chase and how they fueled the conservation movement. After watching this video,...

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...

DTN Skinny arrows

Deer Talk Now: 3 Reasons Why You Should Shoot Skinny Arrows

Hunting arrows have come a long way just in the past few years and especially from the days of aluminum arrows that could easily bend, were big and made noise when you hit your bow rest accidentally during a shot. Today’s arrows are lean, mean flying screamers. They have carbon fiber designs and are...

Weston Venison Jerky

Overnight Deer Jerky Recipe With Tabasco Sauce

With several jerky recipes in our 301 Venison Recipes cookbook, which was created from user submissions, you’re sure to find one with a nuance that you might like. This particular recipe was submitted by Ralph Krepp of Franklin, Pa., and includes Tabasco sauce, onion powder, garlic powder and liquid smoke. That’s a nice combination of flavors...

Deer have incredible senses that alert them to danger, aid in reproduction and help them locate food sources. Learning more about whitetail behavior can help you score this season.

How to Get Into the Mind of a White-tailed Deer

During a spring turkey hunt I eased to the edge of a treeline near a small, secluded food plot and peered through with my binoculars for birds in the field. Instead of hens and a longbeard, I saw two big ears perked up and an anterless deer looking in my direction. It wasn’t stamping the...

antlergrowth

The Whitetail’s Annual Miracle: Antler Casting and Regeneration

Editor’s note: Spring is a time of rebirth, and nothing illustrates that like the whitetail’s annual cycle of antler loss and regrowth. Here are some incredible insights into this process courtesy of Deer & Deer Hunting‘s John J. Ozoga. Antler Casting Although the timing of antler growth is quite synchronized by photoperiod, generally starting...