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TenPoint Venom Xtra with ACUdraw

Hot Gear: High End TenPoint Venom Xtra

High-tech crossbow manufacturer TenPoint Crossbow Technologies introduced its new high end Venom Xtra earlier this year, a crossbow is designed for the discriminating hunter, shooting enthusiast or collector wanting the very best. The new Venom Xtra’s stock assembly features a precision-crafted, laminated wood stock, a benchmark for crossbow aesthetics. This classic, heirloom-quality stock – richly...

Chronic wasting disease is a perplexing issue for biologists, state wildlife agencies and hunters. The disease has been discovered in more than two dozen U.S. states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Warden Micheal Hopper, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism)

Study Shows Some Deer Genetically Resistant to Chronic Wasting Disease

I think it was Kramer from the comedy Seinfeld who said it best: Mother Nature is a mad scientist! Nowhere is this more apparent than when considering how different animals have physical characteristics that may look strange, but that are best suited to their environment. For example, whitetail deer are born with white spots,...

GEAR  Carbon Express XForce Blade

Hot Gear: Carbon Express X-Force Blade Crossbow

Designed to bring premium performance to entry-level crossbow hunters, the X-Force® Blade™ Crossbow delivers an adaptable fit, repeatable accuracy and 320 feet-per-second in a package that’s 5% lighter than its competition. With high-end features like an extruded aluminum rail, adjustable butt-stock and foregrip, this crossbow combines customizability with enduring performance you can count on, hunt after...

GEAR  MTM Case Gard K Zone rest

Hot Gear: MTM Case-Gard K-Zone Rest

There is nothing better than a cool sunny day, a box of ammo and your new or favorite rifle to sight in. We all know that every box of ammo should be checked for point of impact and re-sighted in.  The K-Zone Shooting Rest from MTM Case-Gard is the tool you need for better...

Federal Power-Shok Copper delivers performance at an affordable price.

Hot Gear: Federal Lead Free Power-Shok Ammo

Practical hunters seeking freezer-filling performance at an affordable price trust Federal Power-Shok rifle ammunition. New Power-Shok Copper delivers the same devastating dependability in a non-lead bullet. Shipments of this new product are now being delivered to dealers. The hollow-point copper projectile provides deadly downrange accuracy and creates large wound channels. Its design also ensures...

INNOVATION  Winners choice bowstrings

D+DH Innovation Zone: Winner’s Choice Bowstrings

This week we take a look at Winner’s Choice premium bowstrings. They are made of the very best materials available and built using state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques. The result is a bowstring that is second-to-none when it comes to durability and performance. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Daniel Schmidt explains why increasingly more bowhunters are switching to...

GEAR  Natural Rock Mighty Deer Lick

Hot Gear: Mighty Deer Lick Provides Essential Minerals

Ted and Steve Janke of Powers, Mich., founders of the Mighty Deer Lick and pioneers of the commercial deer feed industry, have launched a new product: Mighty Deer Natural Rock. The new Mighty Deer Natural Rock product is produced from 100 percent pure, natural organic, rock salt. Deer, wildlife and domestic animals love it and...

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...

A well-planned clover plot can yield results for years and give deer, turkeys and other wildlife nutritious forage.

Extend the Life of Your Favorite Clover Food Plot

Most companies will claim a lifespan of three to five years on their perennials. However, if you care for them properly a perennial stand can last for many years. Perennials like red and white clovers, alfalfa, trefoils and chicory provide dependable nutrition and attraction and are especially important for antler growth, fawn rearing and...

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Get Better Deer Hunting With These Habitat Improvement Tips

They say the best opportunities come when you’re not looking for them, and this one certainly did. It was Memorial Day weekend 2012, and my wife and I were visiting my in-laws’ cabin. We were playing cards and swapping fish stories one evening when the neighbor, a realtor, changed our lives with one sentence....