Author Archives: Alan Clemons

James Card's pick of the day is the versatile Super Hot Ma-Mah deer call.

James Card’s Pick of the Day: Super Hot Ma-Mah Call

When you need a versatile deer call to use throughout the season, you’ll want one that is proven in real-world hunting experiences and will work for bucks and does. James Card, editor of Trapper & Predator Caller, reaches for the Super Hot Ma-Mah call to make realistic sounds that get the attention of deer in...

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DDH Hot Pick: the Celestron FireCel

Deer & Deer Hunting Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt has seen a lot of hunting items over the years — and by a lot we mean thousands, just roughly estimating — but one palm-sized piece of hunting gear caught his eye like no other. The Celestron FireCel is a really cool combination of an adjustable light...

BOWHUNTING  Dan Schmidt aiming at a broadside target

Take40More Hot Pick: DDH Guide to Bowhunting

As a voracious reader for more than 40 years, I can’t specifically pinpoint how many serious adult books I’ve read cover-to-cover over the years in a “can’t put it down” session. I’m a fan of just about anything: magazines, books, newspapers, old history, political history, wildlife management and more. A magazine doesn’t last long...

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

Your Best Recipes Aren’t Always Cast in Stone

Messing around with pots, pans, the stove and cookbooks apparently is something that I’ve been doing ever since I was a wee tot old enough to pull a chair up to the counter. My late mother used to tell me a story about finding me one morning at the kitchen stove making breakfast. I...

Little Peter mugshot

LIttle Peter Gives Up the Goods on Choppin’ Wood

What do you know about chopping wood? Little Peter gives us his advice in the latest installment from his popular YouTube series. He reportedly lives in Maine and is 17 years old. Quite an accent, eh? Some Mainers are aghast that he (a) is wearing a New York Yankees cap and (b) has an...

Fresh guacamole is a fantastic addition to your venison burger or as a side dish with chips.

This Super Guacamole Kicks Up Your Tasty Venison Burgers

This is perhaps my favorite time of the year, other than during hunting season, because everything here in the Southeast is pretty much at full-bore throttle going wide open. School is out so the kids are playing, swimming, biking, fishing, getting muddy in creeks, staying up late and sleeping in, having fun and being...

When you get in your blind, arrange your seat for the best shot possibility. Consider all the angles and shot possibilities so you don't get caught off guard.

How to Maximize Your Deer Hunting Ground Blind Setup

Want to get closer to more deer while hunting from a ground blind? Creating a ground blind is one of the best and easiest ways to maximize your deer hunting opportunities. You can select specific stand locations based on travel routes, bedding areas, feeding areas, the wind, water or other factors, and then make...

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Alan Clemons’ Pick of the Day: The Extinguisher Deer Call

Want to take trophy deer? Don’t just wait for them – bring them in! Reproduce the full range of whitetail deer vocalizations with the Extinguisher Deer Call. It’s the only deer call that sounds like a buck, doe and fawn in an instant, thanks to its patented Modislide System. The Modislide, found exclusively on...