Author Archives: Alan Clemons

Barnett Whitetail Hunter

Hot Gear: Tough Crossbow Cases Protect Your Investment

Returning last autumn from a hunt at Wicked Outfitters in southeast Kansas, I put my suitcase on the scale at the airport and then my crossbow case. It’s the Plano Manta case, which is big and solid and protects my bow incredibly well. Like other Plano hardshell cases, it has a PillarLock system for...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Hornady American Whitetail Ammo

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Neal Emery with Hornady Ammunition discusses some of the new bullet options available in the expanded American Whitetail ammunition lineup. The American Whitetail line is budget priced for hunters who want great performance without paying a lot. From the producers of Deer & Deer...

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Make Your Deer Mineral Sites Even Better with These Tips

White-tailed deer need minerals for overall health, milk production for fawns and antler growth during the spring and summer months. Without minerals, deer struggle to achieve their maximum potential. Deer get minerals through natural forage and supplemental forage, of course. But they also seek areas where they live where minerals are present. You can...

Braised venison neck with cream cheese polenta is easy and delicious! (Photo: Food for Hunters)

The Best Venison Recipe You Definitely Should Try

Deer necks often are tossed because hunters don’t want to fool with them, but that’s quite a mistake to make because of the amount of great venison available. I think part of it is a regional thing. In the Southeast I’ve never heard, with any regularity, hunters discussing the neck meat while in camp or...

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Just How Good of a Deer Tracker Are You?

It’s a simple question we sometimes ask ourselves: Just how good are we at tracking a deer after we’ve made a shot with a bow or firearm? Some hunters are fantastic trackers. They are excited about finding the deer, but they don’t panic or get into a rush. Being thorough, taking your time even...

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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...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Nikon Optics

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Jake Meyer with Nikon Sport Optics shows the new, affordable Prostaff 3S binocular. These have great glass and top features for deer hunters looking for a binocular that won’t pinch the wallet. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel....

Cast iron skillets have been used for decades by 5-star chefs and home cooks to make great meals. They're durable, versatile and will last for many years with proper care whether you're cooking in the kitchen with your family or at deer camp with your buddies.

Iron Skillets Combine Nostalgia, History and Great Cooking

One of my fondest memories is of going to my great-grandmother’s house on Sunday after church for dinner — we called the noon meal dinner and evening meal supper, as good ol’ Southerners do — and seeing her cooking with her cast iron skillets. I don’t know how many she had and, unfortunately, was...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Bergara Barrels

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Chad Schearer with Bergara Rifles provides some insight into the top highlights of the custom Bergara barrels in the new production models. These incorporate classic lines and the famous performance of Bergara barrels. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel....