Author Archives: Alan Clemons

INNOVATION Mossberg MMR Carbine

D+DH Innovation Zone: Mossberg MMR Carbine

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Linda Powell with Mossberg explains the cool new Mossberg MMR Carbine rifle. It’s great for hunting, competition and home defense, with plenty of options for accessories. It comes with a free-floating barrel, direct-impingement gas system, adjustable target sights and more. From the producers of Deer...

AGFC Bobby Martin of Rogers Ark

Governor Appoints Foundation Fundraiser to Commission Seat

Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed Bobby L. Martin of Rogers to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. “Bobby Martin is an avid outdoorsman, conservationist, and a strong advocate for youth in the outdoors,” Hutchinson said in a news release. “I admire his passion for waterfowl, deer hunting, and fishing. His deep knowledge and appreciation...

Tailgate Wrap

This Giant Buck is the Most Awesome Thing You’ll See Today

This is making the rounds on social media and is one of the coolest pieces of artwork we’ve seen before. Right? This is a truck tailgate wrap created by Sandy’s Custom Auto in Jacksboro, Tenn. That’s some doggone fine work right there. LIfelike and a cool buck just about any hunter would be proud...

INNOVATION  Lacrosse Burly

D+DH Innovation Zone: LaCrosse Alphaburly Pro

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Chris Currah with LaCrosse Footwear shows us the latest Alphaburly Pro boot with 800 grams of insulation. The Alphaburly is one of the most popular hunting boot and for good reason: tough, durable, warm and able to handle just about anything you throw at...

Montana officials are seeing mule deer and whitetail deer numbers at stable or rising rates, according to post-season surveys.

Deer Numbers Stable, Rising in Some Areas

Deer populations are stable and rising according to post-season surveys of one state not always high on any lists for whitetail deer hunters. Stable and rising? How’s that possible? According to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks hunter surveys, mule deer numbers are increasing in Region 6, the northeastern portion of the state. Whitetail...

CWD samples from Arkansas deer and elk being recorded as part of the state's protocol for the disease. (Photo: AGFC)

Board Approves CWD Zone, Urine Ban, Other Measures

Commissioners voted unanimously June 24 to approve a Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone made up of Boone, Carroll, Johnson, Logan, Madison, Marion, Newton, Pope, Searcy and Yell counties. CWD has been found in five of these counties since first being discovered in Arkansas in late February. The AGFC has circulated proposals to slow the...

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Open Meeting Set for New Public Wildlife Management Area

Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed hunting regulations for the 2016-2017 season at the new Alapaha River Wildlife Management Area and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing. “The acquisition of this almost 7,000-acre tract along the Alapaha River provides for a diverse hunting opportunity,” said John Bowers, chief...

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Is This the World’s Most Terrifying Water Moccasin?

Yes, I would run like an Olympic sprinter even in that knee-deep mucky mud and scream like a girl on a Wes Craven movie set being chased by a horrifying zombieman with a chainsaw hungry for brains if I came across this critter. I’m not afraid of snakes. I have a healthy respect for...