Author Archives: Alan Clemons

GEAR  Molasses Block

Hot Gear: Tasty Molasses Brick Can Be Habit-Forming

Cattle farmers and ranchers were among the first to use molasses as an additive in mineral supplements. When it comes to coaxing hoofed ungulates into taking their medicine, it seems nothing beats the nearly universal appeal of molasses’ sticky, sweet goodness. Evolved Habitats, the undisputed gurus-of-the-good-stuff for whitetail deer and other game species works...

Oklahoma deer

Deadline Near for Popular Controlled Deer Hunts

May 16 is the last day applications can be submitted for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s popular Controlled Hunts program. For $5, sportsmen can put their name in the running for this special slate of unique-to-Oklahoma draw hunts for deer, elk, antelope and turkey. Some of the available hunts are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Others...

INNOVATION  Hornady Am Whitetail

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...

INNOVATION  Vortex Diamondback

D+DH Innovation Zone: Vortex Diamondback Binocular

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Mark Boardman with Vortex describes the Diamondback, a value priced binocular with great qualities. You’ll get phase corrected and fully multi-coated lenses, an ergonomic design and more. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel. D+DH Innovation Zone, Season 1, Ep. 26....

INNOVATION  Carbon Express Maxima

D+DH Innovation Zone: Carbon Express Maxima Arrows

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Lennie Rezmer of Carbon Express explains highlights found on the new Maxima Blue RZ arrow, which is two grains per inch lighter than the Maxima Red. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel. D+DH Innovation Zone, Season 1, Ep....

White-tailed deer, mule deer and other wildlife use Conservation Reserver Program lands throughout the country all year.

Federal Cap on CRP Limits Acreage Despite Record Demand

Despite demand for participation in the successful federal Conservation Reserve Program, land this year will be less than the amount requested by landowners due to a federal cap on the amount. Many hunters believe CRP lands, which include farm and grass lands, is only for or primarily good for upland birds. That’s wrong, though. White-tailed...

GEAR  TruFire Patriot Flex

Hot Gear: Tru-Fire Updates Patriot with Economical Patriot Flex

Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has introduced the Patriot Flex, an update of the inexpensive and proven Patriot release. Retaining the Patriot’s nylon webbing wrist strap with a hook-and-loop style closure system, the Patriot Flex has an updated head that’s thinner and narrower than the original. The Patriot Flex’s new aluminum-alloy head features...

A good dry rub can help tough cuts of venison or beef.

Try This Super Dry Rub Recipe For Your Venison

Dry rubs are easy to make, can be as simple or involved as you wish, and can help transform a tough cut or shoulder roast into a succulent delight. Take a venison shoulder roast, for example. It has several muscles and a bunch of connective tissue. Some folks just discard it. Boo, hiss! Coat...