Author Archives: Alan Clemons

The Optimus 20400 keeps your electronics powered so you won't be left in the dark.

New Mobile Charging Solution Keeps You Powered

One problem deer hunters have when they’re in the woods is a dead cell phone, often because the phone is searching for a signal and draining battery power in the process. Then, when you need to call someone to help you come track a deer or lend a hand getting out of a mud...

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Gorgeous Short Ribs and the Joys of Slow-Cooked Venison

I don’t know if it’s some kind of computer alignment with the stars or gizmo algorithms or what, but it seems in the last week or so I’ve seen more great recipes than I can stand for short ribs. Short ribs are superb. They’re meaty and flavorful. Beef ribs are better than pork and...

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Best Tips to Set Up an Awesome Bowfishing Rig

With spring rolling into high gear and deer seasons over, a lot of deer hunters are shifting their thoughts to 3D competitions and bowfishing as a way to stay sharp. Both offer great opportunities for fun, great practice and helping you keep your edge. If you’ve considered bowfishing but haven’t made the leap, it’s...

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Couple Jailed Amid Probe into Items Stolen from Deer Camps

Yard sales are great places to find things for your home, yard, deer camp or workshop if you’re looking for lightly-used clothing, furnishings and tools. They’re also pretty good for picking up some hunting gear. Maybe an older bow or some arrows you like, a new gun, hunting clothes or accessories. You never know...

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Deer Talk Now: Bartylla Secrets for Deer Hunting Success

If you’re thinking about deer season, leaves changing colors and putting a broadhead through a ribcage then you’re not alone at all. Thing is, deer season will be here before we know it. Seasons open in mid-summer in California and Florida, and then everything breaks loose in September. That’s just … oh, five or...

Be sure to plan ahead so you can have time to hunt and kill big bucks.

Economic Impact of Deer Hunting: Millions, in 1 State

Deer hunters don’t have to explain in depth to too many folks just how important it is financially in the United States, mainly because we already know the impact from small businesses to large corporations. Ask a deer hunter if he or she knows someone who has makes grunt calls, accessories or works with...

Chronic Wasting Disease is fatal to deer and now is in more than two dozen states and Canadian provinces.

3 New Cases of CWD Detected in Wild Deer

Three white-tailed deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a neurological disease fatal to deer, in one of the nation’s oldest states with a hunting tradition. The three infected deer were discovered after the 2014 hunting season after testing procedures. They were located in northwestern Virginia. The state already had discovered CWD in its...

Prescribed burning is one great way to eliminate understory growth and leaf litter, and rejuvenate the soil.

Learn to Burn to Get the Best Habitat for Deer Hunting

We’ve had stories on the site before about prescribed burns, their benefits, and announcements about classes or other informative sessions regarding habitat burning. In short, prescribed burning may be one of the best things you can do for your property. It has numerous benefits, from killing unwanted and weedy vegetation to revitalizing the soil...

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Barnett BC Raptor R: Fast, Light and Ultra-Cool Limb Design

With a radical design that includes reversed limbs and blazing speeds, the new Barnett Buck Commander Raptor Reverse is turning heads as one of the best new crossbows for deer hunting. The reverse draw design helps shift the center of gravity more toward the center just above your fore hand, which will aid in...

Steve Bartylla has some of the best deer hunting tips for land and whitetail management, stand placement and more in his new book, Big Buck Secrets.

Best Deer Hunting Tips Revealed in Big Buck Secrets

Seasoned whitetail hunter Steve Bartylla serves as a personal trainer with his new book, Big Buck Secrets, divulging insider tips on scouting and sharing hunting tactics that will help the average hunter take his or her craft to the next level. Big Buck Secrets, from Krause Publications, is available at www.shopdeerhunting.com. Calling on more...