Author Archives: Jacob.Edson

Hunt for the Hungry Needs More Deer

Hunt for the HungryIn this down economy, with millions out of work, more and more families are relying on donated venison from food pantries and kitchens.

Thousands of hunters across the nation participate in these programs. However, some food pantries are finding...

The Many Ways We Hunt

deer campYou asked for it: We're doing it!

For years, D&DH readers have been pushing back against the trophy trend on today's hunting shows and have asked us to show "real life" hunting scenarios on TV. While big antlers are beautiful and day-dreamy,...

Hunters Give: Feel Good Story of the Day

deer campYou asked for it: We're doing it!

For years, D&DH readers have been pushing back against the trophy trend on today's hunting shows and have asked us to show "real life" hunting scenarios on TV. While big antlers are beautiful and day-dreamy,...

Hunter’s Best Friend Banned?

The first tenant of ethical hunting is to do everything in your power to make a quick, lethal shot. At Deer & Deer Hunting, we pride ourselves in being the No. 1 leading resource for hunters to learn about shot placement and whitetail anatomy. (See our ground-breaking Shot Simulator app.)

Harvest Management North and South

alabama buckGenerally speaking, deer managers in the North have it rough compared to their Southern counterparts simply because of the major differences in season structure. States such as Minnesota, Wisconsin, New York, Pennsylvania have rather short gun seasons -- the "big stick" of deer...

Donate Your Venison Get a Tax Break?

wisconsin venison donationAlaskan Congressman Don Young has introduced a bill -- H.R. 3142, The Wild Game Donation Act -- that would make hunters who donate meat to food-based charities eligible for a tax deduction for the processing cost of the game. Additionally, the...

Food Friday: A Rare Sauce

In my previous post, I made the argument that there is no taste difference between young bucks and old bucks. Predictably, some readers have argued the point. I stand by my statement that most "gamey" tasting venison comes from handling techniques and the amount of fat and silver skin remaining on the meat.

Regardless,...

Should We Shoot Albinos?

albino buckThis week on D&DH TV we detail many whitetail oddities, including the life of an incredible albino buck.

In whitetail herds, there are white deer and then there are albinos. True albinos have white...

Food Plot Fails

Food Plot BuckIt's the time of year deer hunters around the country wait for. In most locales, bow season is mere weeks away (if not open already). We've put in our...