Author Archives: D&DH Editor Dan Schmidt

Is Easton Archery about to unveil a new hunting arrow? Not sure. Stayed tuned for more info on this here at Deer & Deer Hunting.

New Easton Arrow in the Making?

Is Easton Archery about to unveil a brand-new arrow for bowhunters? From the looks of it, it sure seems like we will be seeing a new Easton arrow very soon. Check out the text we just received: “I am sending you a couple of images that were captured by a friend at a pro...

Visions of this giant 9-pointer made the Deer & Deer Hunting TV team forget all about the clouds of mosquitoes that greeted them during their stay at Heart J Outfitters in northern North Dakota. (photo courtesy of Christopher Jorde)

Early Bowhunting Opener Brings Hopes of Big Bucks

If that intro photo doesn’t get your pulse racing, you might need some help. What an incredible buck, huh? Well, imagine my anticipation when that popped into my email inbox last month, then learning how that buck was frequenting a spot I’d be bowhunting on the first evening in North Dakota at Heart J...

Yeti Hopper

New Yeti Might Be Best ‘Soft’ Cooler Ever

  They don’t want anyone to call this a “soft” cooler, but that’s really the best way to describe the new Hopper from Yeti. A soft cooler on steroids, that is. This portable cooler is beyond high tech, allowing hunters, anglers, trappers and outdoorsmen and women to keep their drinks and foods cold in...

Wild venison is the missing link for many of today's locavores. There's nothing more satisfying than preparing a dinner that you completely grew and/or harvested yourself. (photo by Dan Schmidt)

3 Ways Shot Placement Affects Venison Quality

The quality of your venison is a direct result of the care you take (or don’t) after the animal is down and while you are processing the animal at home. However, did you know that the it’s equally important to take care before the shot and during the trailing process? Here’s a few tips...

Aspire Film by Mathews Bowhunting

Must Watch: Cool Bowhunting Film Unveiled

Want to get into the mood for this bowhunting season? Check out this cool, new short film. It captures everything about the outdoors lifestyle that any diehard bowhunter will appreciate. After viewing, be sure to go to the Mathews website and sign up for a chance to win a new bow! http://goo.gl/15ZniV    ...

Lighted Nocks for bowhunting

Breaking News: P&Y to Allow Lighted Nocks

As a result of changes to the Pope and Young Club’s By-laws that passed a vote of the Board of Directors and passed ratification by the voting membership, standard lighted nocks and bow-mounted cameras will be exempted from the “no electronics attached to the bow or arrow” rule. Since the late 1980s, Pope and...

Leroy Ogin, 73, said he has been walking this trail to get to his deer hunting grounds for the past 61 deer seasons.

Painted Deer Hunter to Have Trespassing Ticket Dismissed, Landowner Also Charged

UPDATE 5/22, 8:59 AM: In Web replies to posts on this topic, landowner Michael Condoluci is apparently offering more insights into the incident from last December. Yesterday, in reply to DDH.com poster Craigo, emails from Condoluci’s email address  offered these comments: “He [Ogin] never had [expletive] permission, doesn’t own the land doesn’t pay the...