Author Archives: D&DH Editor Dan Schmidt

Bob Walker Walker's Game Ear

Hunting Industry Pioneer Bob Walker Dies

The hunting industry lost a pioneer this morning with the passing of Bob Walker, founder of Walker’s Game Ear. He was 62. A current resident of Forksville, Pa., Bob was born in Philadelphia and was a renowned deer and turkey hunter in his home state and across North America. He became a licensed audiologist...

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Will Winter Weather Kill Off Deer Ticks?

We are all grasping for any positive spin we can put on this brutal winter. One that I’ve heard repeated over the past few weeks is, “well, at least we won’t have to worry about bugs this summer.” The thinking is that this deep freeze — with frost depths lower than we’ve seen in...

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Five Great Ways to Hunt Pressured Deer

Editor’s Note: Southeastern deer hunting seasons are in high gear right now and hunters are looking for many things, including big bucks, the buck of a lifetime, maybe a buck they’ve been watching for a year or more on game cameras. Some are on private land, some are on public land … the latter,...

Dan Schmidt: Our Prey Deserves Our Respect

by Daniel E. Schmidt Maybe it’s just me, but it appears we as hunters have stepped off our path. It wasn’t a sharply defined turned, but rather a gentle meandering that occurred over the course of several generations. As a whole, we don’t truly appreciate the animals we kill. Maybe we’re spoiled by today’s...