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Deer Pictures: Real Slobberknockers

There was a day not so long ago when deer hunters across North America were absolutely fascinated with big bucks. No, not big racks — big bucks. Huge, giant, monstrous creatures. Or, as the old-timers called them, “real slobberknockers.” Antlers were adored, but they were almost secondary when it came to describing a buck’s...

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Aim Small, Miss Small: The Mystical Flight of the Arrow

Young Ted had it made. Had my very 1st bow by the time I could walk (which was before my 2nd birthday) and quite honestly I never put it down in all these 68 glowing arrow flinging years! I don’t shoot arrows, I am the arrow! I am also hopelessly human, which brings about a...

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10 Things You Need to Know About Crossbows

Crossbows, by design, are not that complicated. In the simplest terms, a crossbow is nothing more than a smaller vertical bow attached to a stock. On a technical level, crossbows are different from vertical bows in several ways. By Al Raychard The arrows used are shorter, and crossbows have a much shorter power stroke....

Ted celebrates hunting and the great conservation story everywhere he can, from the woods to the concert stage!

Enjoying the Other Deer Bonanza in Texas!

The tawny spotted hide was only occasionally visible in the thick Texas cedar puckerbrush. I don’t think any animal can disappear quite like a spotted fallow deer. Skunked for more than twenty-one hard hunted days, for the life of me I just couldn’t figure these crazy spooky, ultra-elusive deer out, even on my own...

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The Best New Ammunition for Great Predator Hunting

Predator hunting is an intensive pursuit that requires patience, determination and much skill to be successful. Coyotes, mountain lions and other predator species can be notoriously wary, and once called in, don’t always afford hunters a second chance after a misplaced shot. Paradoxically, they can also be reckless at times, rushing in to the...

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The Blessed Ritual: My American Dream Cup Runneth Over

“A simple life I will not have. It doesn’t satisfy me. I don’t believe in the status quo, it kind of leaves me weak.  A mountain high is what I climb, I swim the river deep. If you crave the time of your life, try to keep up with me!” I’m going to live,...

D&DH TV lead producer Terry Boeder, left, and cohost Daniel Schmidt with a highlight from the 2016 show. The television show will move to Pursuit Channel in 2017 and anchor the two-hour "Saturday Night Deer Camp" block of whitetail shows.

Deer & Deer Hunting Joins Pursuit Channel, Announces Block

  West Point, Miss. (Aug. 30, 2016) — America’s original, categorically exclusive media authority dedicated to whitetail deer and hunting them will move to Pursuit Channel in 2017, announced Jamie Wilkinson, Vice President and Group Publisher of F+W Outdoors, the parent of Deer & Deer Hunting magazine. Destination Whitetail and Land of Whitetail, two...

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Monstrous Ohio Buck Known as Bosa Killed by Vehicle

Photos making the rounds of social media are delivering some terrible news to deer hunters and others who love seeing giant bucks. A monstrous Ohio buck known as “Bosa” pushing 180 B&C or more has been watched, photographed and videoed for several years. He was hit and killed by a vehicle the last week...