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Little Boy Gives Directions to Hunting Spot

Watch as this little boy gives directions to his hunting spot. It only takes a few moments to realize that Dad has taught his boy well! NEVER let anyone know exactly where you’re going to be hunting (or fishing) because they will soon tell everyone else! We hope you get a...

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Coyotes Affect Deer During Fawning Season: Study

Do coyotes affect deer populations? That’s about as obvious as asking “do coyotes eat fawns?” Dumb questions, right? Not really, because it’s a topic that all deer hunters should know inside out. Coyotes affect deer hunting, and this year’s fawning season is almost upon us. After all, when coyotes attack deer,...

Biggest Sheds Ever Found? They Are For Him!

OK, this might not truly be the biggest sheds ever found, but we submit this find by Minnesota’s Kaden Iverson as having to rank right up there with some of the most impressive white-tailed deer antlers found as sheds. Deer & Deer Hunting fan Tara Iverson sent in this report just...

Deer Molting: When and Why Deer Lose Their Hair

Deer molting is a sure sign of spring. The reasons why deer lose their hair are fascinating, and yet another sign that Mother Nature knows how to take care of her critters. Deer Molting is a Natural Process If you have trail cameras out, you’ve probably noticed some really ratty-looking deer...

How Much Do Deer Antlers Shrink?

Do deer antlers shrink after they’ve been left to dry for weeks, months or years? We get this question a lot here at Deer & Deer Hunting. Before answering the question, we always have to ask a few questions of our own, because the final answer isn’t always cut and dried,...

Are Food Plots the Same as Baiting?

“Food plots are not the same as baiting!” “Any idiot can dump a bag of corn on the ground and kill a deer!” “Food plots are the thinking man’s way of saving the whitetail planet!” For the love of gravy, people, let’s stop kidding ourselves. We don’t need to conduct a...