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Larry Benoit was a deer hunting legend who inspired many hunters interested in deer, tracking and becoming better woodsmen.

Larry Benoit: An American Deer Hunting Legend

The whitetail fraternity lost a true icon Oct. 7, 2013, with the passing of Larry Benoit of Duxbury, Vt. Larry, 89, died from complications after a brief bout with cancer. By Duncan Dobie Family members and close friends held a private service for Benoit on Oct. 14. Long-time friend Craig Jaques was a pallbearer....

If you're doing field dressing and aren't concerned about trim work or skinning, a good folding, locking knife with a sharp blade can help get the job done quickly. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

A Great Way to Sharpen Your Deer Hunting Knives on a Stone

If you’re an old school guy who likes to sharpen your best hunting knives by freehand, learn to do it well and quickly on a bench stone with these techniques. By Dexter Ewing Freehand sharpening is a skill that must be developed with practice, along with trial and error — at first, mostly error....

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Reading Clues From Your Arrow Before Tracking Your Deer

So, you’ve made what you believe is a good, ethical shot on a buck or doe and then you watched it take off through the woods like you have before. Or maybe it’s your first deer with a bow and you’re so geeked you can’t stand it. Salute! But in either case, getting down...

Tom Martin with Buck Commander zeroes in a Weaver Buck Commander scope.

What Are Willie Robertson and the Buck Commanders Up To Now?

Willie Robertson is a wildly-popular star of the A&E hit series Duck Dynasty, but before the show hit mainstream television he was famous in the hunting industry for his family’s popular waterfowl calls and fun-loving DVDs. The Robertsons started with ducks and the wildly successful Duck Commander line of calls. Living in Louisiana, the...

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Michigan Deer Management Group Responds to Column on Antler Proposals

This is a response from the Lower Peninsula Deer Management Initiative in Michigan in response to an opinion column by Richard Smith in the October issue of Deer & Deer Hunting. Smith lives in Michigan and is a longtime hunter and contributor to DDH. Dan Schmidt, Editor August 8th 2013 Deer and Deer Hunting Magazine...

Thompson/Center's Dimension is one of three rifles the company is recalling over concerns about the safety.

Recall Issued For Three Thompson/Center Rifles

Thompson/Center Arms™ has identified a condition that may cause the safety lever on certain ICON®, VENTURE™ and DIMENSION® rifles to bind, preventing the safety from becoming fully engaged. In this situation, closing the bolt may move the safety to the fire position. The rifle will not fire unless the trigger is pulled. However, out...