Author Archives: Alan Clemons

Scoring deer Jawbone Michigan DNR

WATCH: Learn to Age Deer with Their Jawbone

One of the most asked questions deer hunters pose to themselves when they see a buck or doe, or ask other hunters at the skinning shed, is common throughout the country. “How old is it?” Determining age in a deer isn’t impossible and is a good part of your management program. Pulling the jawbone...

EHD Deer dissection

WATCH: What You Should Know About EHD

Deer hunters know a lot but always can learn more, which is where advice and knowledge from experienced folks pays off. What do you know about epizootic hemorrhagic disease? It’s one of several hot topic diseases in deer that hunters know of but often don’t know much about. Here’s a description of EHD from...

INNOVATION  CVA Scout Takedown

D+DH Innovation Zone: CVA Scout Takedown Rifle

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Chad Schearer with CVA gives us the lowdown on the very cool new CVA Scout Takedown Rifle. Available in three low-recoil and popular calibers, this rifle will find a home for you to pursue predators, varmints and maybe deer. From the producers of Deer...

Smokey Lettuce Wraps

Break Out of Your Rut with Different Venison Recipes

Several years ago on a vacation to the beach our son and I were wrapping up an afternoon of golf at Gulf State Park and fresh seafood at one of my favorite spots, Doc’s. We stopped at Perdido Pass on the way back to the hotel to see if anyone was catching anything. The...

GEAR   Bartylla Management Habitat Book

Hot Gear: The Best Deer Management and Hunting Strategies

As any seasoned hunter knows, many variables go into tagging a buck of a lifetime but there is one factor that perhaps outweighs all others – habitat. White-tailed Deer Management and Habitat Improvement gives hunters and property owners the tools required to make their land veritable deer factories. Drawing upon Steve Bartylla’s 20-plus years of...

INNOVATION   NAP SpitFire DoubleCross

D+DH Innovation Zone: NAP Spitfire DoubleCross Broadhead

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. The new 100-grain SpitFire DoubleCross from New Archery Products is a high-tech four-blade broadhead that creates a devastating wound channel. Chris Hunter explains how this broadhead works to create massive hemorrhaging in deer and other game.From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV...

INNOVATION  Cuddeback E2 IR camera

D+DH Innovation Zone: Cuddeback E2 IR

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Andy Brown with Cuddeback game cameras shows us the new Cuddeback E2 Series IR camera. This camera has a 20 mp capability for images, infrared flash and a great price point. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel. D+DH...

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...

Gray wolf. (US Fish & Wildlife Service)

Deer Hunters Cringe as Wolf Population Increases by 16 Percent

  If one of the worst predators on deer increased in population by 16 percent in one year in your area or state you’d probably be pretty doggone concerned. You might be more concerned, or even pretty doggone mad, if there were no hunting or trapping season for these predators thanks to government and court...