Author Archives: Alan Clemons

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Antlerless Permit Applications Being Accepted

Applications for the 2014 Antlerless Deer Season are available at West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) district offices and the DNR Elkins and South Charleston offices. These applications also may be downloaded from the DNR’s Web page at www.wvdnr.gov. “These limited permit areas provide antlerless deer hunting opportunities in counties or areas of the...

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Multiple Options Now Available for Young, Smaller Shooters

O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc, throughout the company’s 95-year history, has been a leader in the development and design of firearms for younger and small-statured shooters and promoting responsible gun ownership and safety training for all gun owners. In the recently-launched Mossberg 2014 Youth Catalog, 45 shotguns, rimfire and centerfire rifles feature the company’s...

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Destination Whitetail Heads to The Hamptons

The Hamptons, internationally known for its breathtaking scenery, luxurious residencies and affluent visitors, welcomes the Destination Whitetail crew on this week’s all-new episode for a different kind of Hamptons vacation. Tune in to the Sportsman Channel Wednesday, July 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT to discover the prime whitetail hunting ground scattered between the various million dollar homes...

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Deer Talk Now: Trimming Shooting Lanes, Bows and More!

Summer brings out some great questions from our DDH fans and we’re happy to oblige with answers on Deer Talk Now. Join hosts Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks on this episode as they talk about trimming bow shooting lanes, target practice with your rifles and zeroing scopes, trail cameras, which bows are great for...

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Our Best Venison Cookbooks Grab Top Billing!

Four venison cookbooks available in ShopDeerHunting.com are among the Top 10 for the category on Amazon.com, showing continued growth and popularity among consumers looking for the best healthy, nutritious meals for their families. Venison is leaner than other meats and provides delicious, versatile meals or snacks. The four venison cookbooks noted in the Amazon list provide...

Gumbo is fantastic and versatile, too, so if you want to add some deer meat or sausage then it won't hurt a bit! (Photo: MonsoursPhotography.net)

Break Out the Gumbo Pot and Spicy Venison Sausage, Too

After the recent post here about gumbo and such, I started poking around for a few more Cajun recipes that could incorporate deer meat into them for a different flavor. Louisiana folks love their deer hunting and, in my opinion, it’s one of the most underrated states in the Southeast for big bucks. The...

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Best Tips for Cleaning, Maintaining Your Deer Rifle

The Gun Digest Guide to Maintaining & Accessorizing Firearms, helps gun owners clean and maintain their firearms while also providing options and instructions for upgrades such as aftermarket parts and optics. In Gun Digest Guide to Maintaining & Accessorizing Firearms, author and firearms expert Kevin Muramatsu takes the most common questions he hears from...

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Hey Deer Hunters, Does Poison Ivy Drive You Crazy?

I don’t know how many times I’ve had poison ivy over the years but I’m fortunate that it’s not as bad as some folks I’ve seen who must be more sensitive to it. I’ve never really had such a terrible case, at least that I can recall, that it would scare children or make...

Doing predator control for hogs or other critters and blazing new trails to stand sites in the humid summer heat can be very taxing on your body. Drink plenty of fluids, wear performance clothing that wicks moisture and don't overdo it. Know your limits. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

Don’t Let Humidity Hurt Your Deer Season Preparations

My brother joined me and Barry Estes, owner of Alabama Hog Control, for a little hunting and feral hog eradication last weekend down in central Alabama. The property we were on was a giant cattle farm that’s leased for deer and turkey hunting. A main creek with some smaller creeks, all in hardwoods, wend...

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Deer Talk Now: Best Tips for Mineral Sites, Big Bucks and More

Longtime big buck hunter and Real Deal Mineral founder Matt Serwa capitalized on patience and persistence during the 2013-14 hunting season with a gorgeous gagger buck that scored more than 200 inches! Wow! Join Deer Talk Now this week as Serwa pays a visit to the DTN studios to discuss his summer mineral and...