Author Archives: Jared Blohm

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Manage Deer Food Sources Carefully in Drought Conditions

Antler quality parallels the nutrition status of a deer’s diet, which is composed of a variety of succulents, particularly forbs and brush species. Although nutritionally strong and highly digestible, forbs occur primarily in spring and occasionally, depending on rainfall, throughout the year. By Bob Zaiglin Protein-fortified forbs grow antlers, but brush sustains deer. During...

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Do Wounded Deer Circle Sometimes?

  Most deer shot through the vitals die quickly and run only a short distance and only in one direction before going down. Wounded deer that don’t go down quickly, though, seldom run a straight line after being hit. Most begin curving a little left or right after traveling a short distance. Directions often...

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Tips for Hunting the Whitetail Deer Rut

Story by Bill Vaznis Let’s face the facts. The vast majority of whitetails are shot more or less by accident. Every couple of years or so, we real-world hunters get lucky and have a buck suddenly materialize under our tree stand or pop out in front of us as we walk nonchalantly back to...

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Hunt the Prime of the 2012 Deer Rut

The 2012 white-tailed deer rut is mere weeks away from kicking into full gear. Are you prepared? Deer & Deer Hunting has two brand-new downloads that will help make sure you’re in your stand for deer hunting’s primetime.   2012 Rut Forecast Target the best days to be in your stand this fall using...

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With These New Downloads, Deer and Hunters Will Eat Well

Deer & Deer Hunting is excited to present three brand-new digital downloads for deer hunting enthusiasts. These downloads are packed with in-depth information and ready to download straight to your computer for just $3.99 each. Planting and Maintaining Food Plots There’s an old saying in real estate about what makes a piece of property...

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The Truth About Cooking With Venison

There is little risk in eating venison, and the nutritional advantages of eating white-tailed deer meat more than cancel out any concerns. By Dr. Phillip Bishop It was a most unexpected request. One of my best friends, Dr. W. C.Z. (his real initials), had tasted venison at dinner one night at our house. The...