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Are you practicing and getting ready for hunting season?

Say Hallelujah and Pass the SpiritWild Garlic & Butter Y’all!

Happy August 28, 2014, and greetings once again my deeranddeerhunting.com venison BloodBrothers! Stoke the SpiritFire, pull up a stump, crack a cold one and let’s get it on, shall we? By Ted Nugent CONGRATSALUTE to all you early bird backstrappers out there already enduring the brain frying early season heat in pursuit of his...

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Treestand Safety Harnesses Better, Stronger, More Comfortable

Talk with any bow hunter older than 40 or 50 and ask about safety harnesses, climbing trees in the “olden days” and whether they ever had an accident or close call that made their liver quiver. Chances are good you’ll get an affirmative. Hunters a smidge older than 50ish kind of shake their heads...

Are you practicing and getting ready for hunting season?

Say A Prayer for the Wildthings Like You Mean It

Okay, American deerhunters, brace thy-selves, for IT has arrived, by all realworld indicators, IT is upon us, The Time has come and we have liftoff! It is official — reasoning predators are up and at ‘em, moving and grooving, sneaking and stalking, practicing and honing, tweaking and adjusting, gearing up and finely tuning and...

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Locavore Blog: Five Bowhunting and Tree Stand Safety Tips

I’ll be hunting from two, possibly three, tree stand locations on our property this October. Based on Bryce Towsley’s advice on scent control, I know I need to switch locations throughout the season so the scent has a chance to neutralize. In fact, he mentioned that the first day you hunt in a tree...

Vest-style harness systems are popular today because the straps are enclosed, the vest is easy to wear and they fit under shirts or jackets.

Do You Really Want to Die While Deer Hunting?

The stories about deer hunters falling from treestands and sustaining severe injuries or dying usually are the ones we hear about in the news media or at outdoors shows. During my newspaper writing career I wrote several of these stories. I hated it. I knew there was a family involved that might be reliving...