Author Archives: Alan Clemons

Parmesean Venison

Use Fresh Ingredients for this Great Venison Parmesan

Stacy Harris, author of “Happy Healthy Family: Tracking The Outdoors In” has enjoyed preparing, cooking and eating venison for years. Her family enjoys the outdoors, from their big summer vegetable garden that includes herbs and fruits, to the hunting seasons for big and small game. Fishing, of course, is almost a year-round deal. Her...

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DDH Hot Pick: Scent Crusher Ozone Gear Bag

Keep your hunting clothing and gear scent-free with the new Scent Crusher Ozone Gear Bag. This large duffel will hold your clothing, boots and gear between hunts and keep it all scent-free with a programmable ozone unit that destroys human scent. Take a look at this DDH Hot Pick as Dan Schmidt explains how...

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DDH Innovation Zone: Swagger Bipods

Using a solid, steady rest when you’re shooting any firearm helps build your confidence and improves your success rate. In the heat of the moment when you’re watching a big buck having a great rest can reduce the chances of nervous shaking throwing off your shot. The Swagger Bipod is versatile, flexible and convenient....

Lighted Nocks for bowhunting

What Do You Think: Should All States Allow Lighted Nocks?

Last October the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to approve the use of lighted nocks, a relief for bowhunters there who wanted to use the tracking tools but had been hamstrung by the outdated prohibition. The OFWC’s late 2015 meeting saw the board vote to allow bowhunters use the nocks, “which have no...

INNOVATION Duel Grunt Call

DDH Innovation Zone: Stretchback Grunt Call by Duel Game Calls

The Deer & Deer Hunting Innovation Zone takes a closer look at the Stretchback Grunt Call from Duel Game Calls. This freeze-free design is built to last and can mimic sounds from old bucks to does to fawns. D&DH Editor in Chief Daniel Schmidt explains the functions of this grunt call that creates realistic...

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How to Hang a Deer Hunting Ladder Stand Safely

Do you know how to safely hang a ladder stand for deer hunting? Sounds like a simple question, right? Deer hunters hang thousands of ladder stands every year. Some are homemade stands, usually constructed of 2×4 lumber and platforms. Others are manufactured stands from the various companies, which have myriad options from lightweight, simple...

The TenPoint Crossbows Titan SS is totally redesigned from top to bottom.

Hot Gear: TenPoint Titan SS Gets Full Makeover

TenPoint Crossbow Technologies unveiled its new Titan SS in January with a top-to-bottom makeover of the company’s all-time best-seller. “Once we shouldered the first prototype, everyone involved in its production agreed that this crossbow was special.” said TenPoint CEO Rick Bednar. “The Titan has been our best-selling model for nearly 15 years. This version is the...

DDH Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt scored in Nebraska with the Horton crossbow on this great buck.

Team DDH Scores Again in Nebraska

Team DDH strikes again! Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt scored with this cool mule deer Oct. 31 in north-central Nebraska with Scott Fink’s Goose Creek Outfitters. Schmidt was hunting with the Horton Storm RDX crossbow, NAP broadheads and Wildlife Research Center. Conditions were right for a great hunt and this old buck came within range shortly after...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: New Gloves, More from Huntworth Gear

Today’s Innovation Zone shines a light on the new all-weather gloves, mid-layers and lifestyle clothing from Huntworth Gear. Designed by hunters with years of experience, Huntworth apparel and gear has critical elements with great benefits. For example, the array of gloves from Huntworth includes features such as hook-and-loop fastening wrist cuffs, tactile grip palms...