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Grilled venison with fresh veggies and maybe a light dash of your favorite marinade is an easy, delicious way to enjoy your hunting success.

With Venison, Herbs or Whatever, Fresher is Always Better

When it comes to food — deer meat, herbs, vegetables, fish, milk, eggs, whatever — fresher usually is better. Right? You never hear anyone say, “Yeah, that stale bread had a unique flavor to it so we toasted it and slathered it with that 13-month old jam in the back of the fridge. Boy, was...

DDH contributor Steve Sorensen with his POMA Pinnacle Award and a print of the buck he wrote about, the first one known to be ever recorded for a record score.

DDH Contributor Steve Sorensen Wins Top Writing Award

Deer & Deer Hunting contributor Steve Sorensen received the 2015 Pinnacle Award from the Professional Outdoor Media Association, a national organization promoting the traditional outdoor sports. With sponsoring partner Mossy Oak, POMA offers the Pinnacle as is its highest honor for exceptional journalistic achievement and creative work in the outdoor press. POMA gives only...

Muzzy Addict Bowfishing Kit

Impale Scales Easier with Muzzy’s New Bowfishing Kit

Bowfishing continues to grow in popularity and that’s not just a catchy phrase to be tossing around. More tournaments are being held each year, bowfishermen are spending more money for travel and gear, and the sport that dates more than half a century — Fred Bear was bowfishing back in the day, among others...

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Drones Under Attack as Unethical for Hunting

Drones may be cool to fly and get neat footage of events, but state wildlife agencies and hunters are taking aim at the unmanned flying aircraft as unethical when it comes to scouting and hunting for deer and other game animals. Wyoming Game & Fish Department is the latest state wildlife agency to take...

Planting fruit trees or opening the canopy for existing mast-bearing trees is a great way to help deer and wildlife.

Deer Talk Now: How to Plant Fruit Trees for Deer

Deer Talk Now returns with all new and shorter episodes but still packed with great information about deer hunting, strategies, the best deer gear, habitat management and other topics you want to hear about. This episode with host Dan Schmidt is pretty rock solid and gives you a great series of tips to get...

Game camera photos can tell you a lot about the deer you know about, and some you may not!

Two Game Camera Options for Scouting, Capturing Great Images

If you’re not already doing some things on your property or at least thinking about scouting for the 2015 deer season then you’re behind the curve. Diehard deer hunters put in time year-round on something to help them get a leg up during the season. It may be practicing bow shots with a great...

Success with the Rio in Texas!

Turkey Tuesday: Grand Slam Quest Begins in Texas

Editor’s Note: This is the first of four parts of one turkey hunter’s quest for the Grand Slam, a journey that takes him throughout the country as he seeks to fulfill his dream of hunting and killing the four U.S. turkey subspecies: Rio, Merriam’s, Eastern and Osceola. Slammed! Part One I was a relative latecomer...

Turkey hunters with Avian-X decoy

Lifelike Turkey Decoys Make Gobblers Take Second Look

The first time I saw an Avian-X turkey decoy was in spring 2012 on a hunt down in south Alabama and I was flat-out gobsmacked at how good the hen looked in the field. We were doing a turkey bowhunt with Nu-Fletch and Avian-X contributed some decoys. Holy smokes, did those hens look realistic....

Venison Loin

Must-Try Recipe: Slow-Roasted Spice-Rubbed Venison Loin

If this venison dish doesn’t make your tongue do back flips over your forehead, well, maybe you should seek medical help to find out if your appetite has been captured by aliens. We ran across this great site – SeriousEats.com – while poking around for some new recipes and found Slow-Roasted Spice-Rubbed Venison Loin....

Attempting to force a cartridge to do something that it’s not suppose to can lead to inaccurate results and wasted money.  (Photo: Philip Massaro)

5 Things I’ve Learned While Reloading Ammunition

When it comes to getting down and dirty at the reloading bench don’t learn from your own mistakes. Instead, allow custom ammunition manufacturer Philip Massaro help you avoid them through his lifetime of experience. When I started out handloading, it was a simple matter of economics. The younger me couldn’t afford to buy the...