Author Archives: Alan Clemons

mockscrape

Maximize Your Success During the Rut to Kill Big Bucks

Finding out if bucks are hitting your mock scrapes is akin to opening presents on Christmas morning, because while you’re confident something you want is under the tree there’s no guarantee. For the last few seasons I’ve used Smokey’s Preorbital gland lure on the licking branches of mock scrapes I created on a tract I hunt...

CELEBRITY Dan Schmidt

Understand Deer Better to Make the Most of the Rut This Season!

Because normally secretive and wary bucks have the tendency to become careless and more visible during the rut, this time can be one of the most exciting of the hunting season to kill a trophy whitetail. This period can be a chaotic and unpredictable time in the field due to hunting pressure, weather conditions, and...

Mossberg Patriot Predator for 2017

SHOT Show 2017: Patriot Lineup Expands with Predator Rifles

With the launch of the classically-designed Patriot hunting rifle in 2015, Mossberg set the standard for the modern bolt-action rifle. Now Mossberg broadens the series offerings with a line of Patriot Predator models in three sought-after calibers: 6.5mm Creedmoor, 243 Win and 308 Win. These purpose-built rifles are housed in a durable Flat Dark...

GEAR ATA17 Ozonics Drywash Bag

Ozonics DriWash Bag Kills Odors Inside Clothing

Doing everything possible to reduce human and other scent is a key to confusing and fooling a deer’s nose. They’re keen to outside odors in their surroundings and a mistake can put you on the wrong side of one of their most powerful senses. Cole Tanner provides a closer look at the new DriWash...

Ted Nugent

A New Dawn For American Sporters

Today will be my 68th January 19. And what a glorious one I predict! I carpe diem like I mean it every day, celebrating and milking to the max every breath I take, every move I make, every step I take, every arrow I fling, but when the winter deerseason is still on, my...

Camillus Knives has a new lineup of hunting knives with two fixed blade, two folding blade and one gut hook model.

SHOT Show 2017: Camillus Launches Line of Hunting Knives

Camillus, a brand that has been supplying the world with reliable, innovative and quality-made knives since 1876, is excited to introduce a brand new collection of hunting knives designed to meet the unique needs of hunters as they tackle their most challenging adventures. The line features five new knives that are constructed with Carbonitride...

Watch free hunting TV shows online

New: DeerHunter.TV Offers Free Online Deer Hunting TV Shows

IOLA, Wis. and NEW YORK – Deer & Deer Hunting, America’s first and foremost whitetail hunting source, and Sportsrocket, a leading provider of custom media solutions to the sports industry, today announced the launch of DeerHunter.TV, a robust, multiplatform digital TV channel offering free-to-watch online deer hunting and outdoors video content. DeerHunter.TV is available...

Stephen Burchett with his opening morning Kentucky velvet buck. Great way to start the bow season!

Try These Foolproof Venison Burgers with a Tasty Kick

Longtime DDH fan Stephen Burchett of West Virginia dropped us a note recently about a nice deer he killed this season along with his easy deer burger recipe. We have to agree, this is pretty foolproof and sounds doggone tasty. Burchett is an attorney and longtime bowhunter. He also, like many of us, loves...

GEAR ATA Bloodsport Archery High Voltage broadhead

Bloodsport Archery Unveils Large 3-Blade Expandable Broadhead

Bowhunters want a hard-hitting, sharp and lethal broadhead that powers through hide, bone and vitals to put down deer and game animals. Without that combination it’s going to be tough to get the job done effectively. The new High Voltage broadhead from Bloodsport Archery offers a devastating 2-inch cutting diameter. It is a good...