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BREAKING NEWS: Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit by Anti-Hunters

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the dismissal of the latest lawsuit brought by anti-hunting groups petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue regulations banning traditional ammunition with lead components. The court’s decision was announced Dec. 23. The refusal by the EPA to consider the petition was challenged...

Kevin Clouse buck from Tombstone Creek Outfitters in Missouri.

Kevin Clouse Buck from Missouri: 221-Inch Monster!

The Kevin Clouse Buck from Missouri is one to behold. Just take a look at the “beer can bases” on this buck! It is definitely one of the biggest bucks we have seen at Deer & Deer Hunting here in 2014. Kevin emailed us these photos this morning. Wow, what a deer. Congratulations, Kevin!...

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Wisconsin Gov Might Raid Hunting Fees to Pay Mine Debt

First, he spent $125,000 on an out-of-state deer czar, now he is considering siphoning $260,000 in funds raised by hunting licenses to pay for an unpaid debt on an open-pit mine. The first move (made three years ago) ┬áhas resulted in the state’s lowest deer harvest in 30 years and the fewest number of...

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Certified Bowhunting Course Now Available Online

Florida’s certified National Bowhunter Education Foundation course is now offered in an online, distance learning format. A bowhunting enthusiast may access the program on the NBEF website, enter through the Florida portal and complete the online classroom topics before attending a shortened, interactive field day. A student who passes the online test will be...

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Bushcraft 101: Tips and Tricks for Your Packs

There are many different packing configurations and brands on the market today, and the choices in colors and style are almost endless. I have never been a fan of packs with lots of pockets and compartments; whenever you look for a certain item, finding it becomes an ordeal. Keep things simple; our mentors of...

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Bushcraft 101: Pack Frame Sturdy, Strong for Hauling Gear, Deer

Pack frames are my favorite system for carrying gear into the field. You can use them as a standalone item or combine them with other items. The versatility of external frames has been all but forgotten today. By Dave Canterbury The most popular improvised frame today is the Roycroft frame, named after T Roycroft,...

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Locavore Blog: Staying Warm in a Tree Stand

Even though the Vermont days are bright and sunny, the air is still crisp and chilly with frosts settling in overnight, causing my dock to ice over each evening. We spent the weekend prepping for winter and spent most of Sunday continuing to stockpile wood for the long freezing days that lay ahead. by...

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Bushcraft 101: Recognize the Five Cs of Survivability

You can organize the essentials based on the Five Cs of Survivability. Within these five base elements are all the tools and knowledge you need to be prepared for emergencies as well as to become independent of the trappings of the urban jungle. By Dave Canterbury These items are the hardest to reproduce from...

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DDH Condolences to True Outdoors Family

The Deer & Deer Hunting family expresses its condolences to longtime writer and contributor Toby Bridges, whose partner,┬áChristy Cay Steigers-Bridges, lost her battle Oct. 25 due to lengthy complications following surgery for a brain aneurysm. She and Bridges were married for seven years, which he says “have been the best seven years of my...

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Top 5 Deer Hunting DVDs

The Deer & Deer Hunting staffers selected these hunting DVDs as their top picks. The hunting DVDs not only provide footage of entertaining hunts, they teach about the biology behind their quarry. Hunters of all skill levels will find plenty to enjoy in these hunting DVDs. They make great gifts for hunters, too. 1....