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Fondle Hardware Like You Mean It!

I fondle hardware. I embrace sporting goods. I tinker. I wallow in outdoor gear. I snuggle ammo. I caress firepower. I break stuff. I wear stuff out. I live hard, love hard, hunt hard, rock hard, ride hard, shoot hard, play hard and work hard. Hell, I even think, grill, eat and sleep hard!...

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The Deer Hunters Almanac 2017 Will Jumpstart Your Best Season

For the 26th year, America’s Whitetail Authority will release the Deer Hunters’ Almanac to newsstands, a trusted deer hunters’ reference guide that features a wide range of topics for every white-tailed deer hunter. The publishers of Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine have given the Deer Hunters’ Almanac 2017 top treatment to make it the...

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Don’t Let The Season Get Away From You

What exactly is it we want out of our annual hunting season? Backstraps? Fun? Adventure? Challenge? Sport? A trophy? Escape? Quiet? That special campfire with family and friends? The healing powers of nature? Filling the memory bank? Defying political correctness? Or just flexing that pure, natural, instinctive predator muscle because we must? All of...

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How a Gun Changed My Childhood

I’m not a CNN correspondent, but I’ll play one in this blog installment. First, cue up some macabre opening art. Perhaps an image of an apple-cheeked boy with a torn-paper effect and a smoking iPhone neatly sewn into the gap via Photoshop. Next, take a few minutes to compose a shocking 120-point (that’s for...

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Leaping The Vast Chasm To Supreme Predatorship

The great one, our hero Fred Bear, declared the truism many years ago that a single season hunting with the bow and arrow can teach us more about being a hunter than a lifetime of gun hunting. With the inescapable short range limiting factors of archery, we can learn — we must learn rather...

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6 Tracking Tips to Help You Find More Deer

Much has been written about tracking and blood-trailing white-tailed deer through the years, but a few points are often overlooked. Successful trailing doesn’t require complicated strategies, but it requires that hunters pay close attention to simple details. Incorporate these six rules into your game plan and you’ll drastically improve your trailing success rate. 1. Get...

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Get Better Deer Hunting With These Habitat Improvement Tips

They say the best opportunities come when you’re not looking for them, and this one certainly did. It was Memorial Day weekend 2012, and my wife and I were visiting my in-laws’ cabin. We were playing cards and swapping fish stories one evening when the neighbor, a realtor, changed our lives with one sentence....

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I Smell Fall! Snort It Like You Mean It!

Did I say Happy August? You bet I did! I know, I know, it’s not that big of a deal in our wonderful world of deerhunting, but it is a whole month closer to October than July was! And I have a funny feeling that I’m not the only one getting all tingly and...

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Comedian Jeff Foxworthy: Hunt for Giant, Reclusive Buck was Divine

It seems that the biggest trophies often come to us when least expected. Such was the case Sept. 25, 2013, during archery season, when nationally known TV personality and comedian Jeff Foxworthy decided to go on a spur-of-the-moment afternoon hunt at his farm near Columbus, Ga. By Duncan Dobie For Deer & Deer Hunting Jeff...