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Secrets of the Motivated Bowhunter on DDH TV

Deer & Deer Hunting TV looks to dissect the mind of a bowhunter and what motivates them to pursue deer year after year on this week’s all-new episode, airing Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports. Every hunter has a story of their first time and the reasons that brought them out to the...

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Easy and Safe: How to Lift a Deer By Yourself

One of the most troublesome things about a successful deer hunt is loading the buck or doe onto an ATV, the tailgate of a truck or a utility vehicle — especially if you’re alone and haven’t field-dressed it yet. Everyone has their methods, of course, but after you’re done deer hunting and have one...

Adrianna Cockerill of Eastover, S.C., with her 4-point velvet doe. (Photo: SouthCarolinaSportsman.com/Adrianna Cockerill)

Woman’s Buck in Velvet Gives Her Quite a Shock

Adrianna Cockerill was thrilled to get a shot at a buck during the opening week of her hunting season, but what she discovered later gave her quite a shock. It wasn’t the antlers. It wasn’t a scrawny deer, or some kind of mistake that she made. Her buck was a doe, baby! Yep, the...

Yowza! Ted Nugent with a nice buck!

Destination Whitetail Bonus Episodes Airing Tonight

Destination Whitetail, the travel hunting show celebrating the culture and traditions of the people who love to hunt white-tailed deer, is featured as part of DIRECTV’s free weeklong preview of the Sportsman Channel. DIRECTV subscribers should check their local listings for information on Destination Whitetail air times. From Aug.25-31, DIRECTV customers will enjoy a free preview of all the...

Whitetail Buck Deer (Photo by NPS)

Deer Talk Now: The Best Tips for Deer Season Planning

With deer season just weeks away or opening now in some areas, learn some of the best hunting tips to make your season more successful. Our loyal readers send in some of the best questions about game cameras, hunting high pressured areas, how to sight in scopes for bows or guns, scent control, treestand...

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Biologists Find ‘Unprecedented’ Level of CWD in Deer Farm

Biological research officials from multiple agencies have confirmed at least seven captive whitetail deer on one northeast farm were infected with chronic wasting disease, heightening concerns about the potential spread of the fatal disease. The seven deer were identified earlier this year on a farm in Pennsylvania as having the disease, which is fatal. Deer cannot be...

Flying Arrow Archery Toxic Broadheads, and others, are being replicated by forgeries

Counterfeit Broadheads Making Their Way Into Hunting Market

Flying Arrow Archery, along with many other U.S.-based companies (including our friends at Trophy Ridge, Muzzy, Slick Trick, and Rage), are under attack of counterfeit products being sold on E-bay and Amazon.com. We have found that these knock-off products are using names like Flying Arrow Shop or just Toxic and Cyclone. Counterfeits ship in...

Arkansas has a variety of hunting options including some special youth and draw hunts on refuges.

Why Does This Deer Season Begin This Early?

Hunters in one state apparently have a pretty good relationship with their state wildlife agency, which shifted deer season dates to accommodate a request for hunting opportunities. Deer hunters in Nebraska wanted to hunt bucks that still have velvet on their antlers. So the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission shifted the season’s opening day...

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Follow This Checklist to Beat Buck Fever

Most hunters have experienced buck fever. If you ever watch deer hunters on television, you have seen them breathless, shaking and almost out of control. When you have to thread an arrow through a tight spot or put a bullet in a small opening a long way off, buck fever is the last thing...