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TED  WXdoe

Filming a Hunt Is the Hardest Hunt of All

Lights! Camera! Action! And presto! We have instant hunting television at its finest! Cue the broadside Booner, wait for that perfect sunray light, get that handsome bowhunter stud all groomed and coifed, then get those multiple camera angles just perfect for the perfect shot and ultimate Cecil B. DeMille hunting television production masterpiece! Not...

TED in his plaid jacket and whompin stick

I Got Terminal Backstrap Fever and I Like It

Be it known by all deerhunters everywhere that we do indeed have our own deerhunting soundtrack. Sing it like ya mean it; backstrap fever, na na na, backstrap fever a na na na!”  Catchy little ditty ain’t it! Sing it often enough and I can guarantee you that your deerhunting dreams will soar on...

Hunting was better in 2015 thanks to a change in fitness and diet, which made for better days afield. This buck was taken with the Thompson-Center Strike muzzleloader at the Chain Ranch in Oklahoma last October.

Healthy Hunter: Season Was Easier Thanks to Fitness

Alabama’s north zone season ended Jan. 31 and after more than three months, preceded by late summer work, I was glad to see the sun set on yet another hunting season. It wasn’t great from the standpoint of putting meat in the freezer. For another season, on the property I hunt, I didn’t release...

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Northeast Wyoming Offers Some of the Best Deer Hunting in the West

Learn more about whitetail deer and deer hunting opportunities at Trophy Ridge Outfitters of Carlile, Wyoming. Ralph Dampman, who guides for deer, elk, antelope, turkey and mountain lions, explains how long it took for him to build his business, which is one of the top destinations for big-game hunters each year. Then watch as...

Ted doesn't always look for antlers! He'll whack a nice doe like this one at Wexford Hunting in south Texas any day!

The Anti-Science Deer Team Are Amongst Us

I hunt daily. I get skunked most days. I experience every imaginable hunting scenario God’s miraculous creation can possibly produce. I have seen it all, but I’m not even warmed up yet. Last Friday I once again found myself sitting in a tree pursuing happiness and sacred backstraps in South Texas on what can truly...

Realtree 10mm deer

Pretty Cool Video: Deer Hunting With a 10mm Handgun

Handgun hunting for deer is fun, challenging and we hear about more hunters picking up a handgun each year. Hunting with revolvers has been a favorite for many years. Whether it’s a Smith & Wesson .44 Mag, a Freedom Arms Model 83 or a Thompson/Center single shot model with interchangeable barrels, deer hunters have...

When deer season ends, don't despair. Get into the woods to scout and use your game cameras for surveying does and bucks to see what survived the season.

Best Tips for Trail Cameras: Time to See What Survived the Season

The inevitable time is here, the end of deer season. It always seems to end as fast as it started. It’s hard to think that only 100 days ago we were fighting the “October lull” and waiting for the rut to break loose. But since then food sources have become scarce, many gun seasons...

TED  Great 10 buck

United We Learn, Divided We Get Skunked

I have a funny feeling that if I just hunted all by myself, never bothered to share stories or ideas, didn’t spend time with other hunters in camp, did not write these deeranddeerhunting.com NugeBlogs or celebrate the joys with tens of millions of people on Spirit of the Wild TV, facebook and beyond, that...

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It’s Trade Show Season, With All the Hot Deer Gear

This is one of the craziest times of the year for folks in the hunting industry and yet while we’re running around like our hair’s on fire, no one really complains too badly. That sounds like a silly statement but it’s true. Here’s what I mean, and I doubt you’d find much disagreement among...