I’m a Deer Hunter

There’s strength in numbers, and what better way to boost hunting’s ranks than embracing hunters from all walks of life? This fun-to-read section highlights individuals who might not outwardly meet the “hunter stereotype.” Past profiles include such celebrities as Donald Trump Jr., country music superstar Jason Aldean, NFL stars Brett Keisel and Mario Williams, Miss America finalist Theresa Vail, Vice President nominee and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and others.

Kim Rhode at the 2004 Olympics during her run of five straight with a medal. (Photo: USA Shooting)

Olympic Champion Kim Rhode Wins Gold, Hunts Deer, Carries U.S. Flag

Kim Rhode of El Monte, Calif., is one of the world’s greatest competitive shotgun athletes, a mother and has loved fishing, hunting and being outdoors ever since she was young. Rhode is the first United States Olympian competing in an individual sport to win five medals in five consecutive Olympic Games. She won Olympic gold...

Clint Bailey works as the barrel house supervisor for Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Brand Tennessee sour mash whiskey and is a diehard deer hunter.

Clint Bailey Wrestles Whiskey Barrels and Big Bucks

Clint Bailey is 37 years old, works at one of the most iconic businesses in America and has a deep passion for hunting white-tailed deer whenever he gets the opportunity. Bailey lives in Lynchburg, Tenn., and works as the warehousing supervisor for Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Brand Tennessee sour mash whiskey. He’s in...

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., loves deer hunting and the outdoors.

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan: Deer Hunter, and Speaker of the House

United States Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is one of the nation’s most well-known and visible politicians. In 2012 he was the Republican nominee for Vice President after being selected by presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Ryan was elected Speaker of the House in late 2015 following the resignation of Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). Boehner’s announcement just...

Stacy Harris prepares venison throughout the year for her family and knows great ways to make the preparation and cooking easier.

Writer, Mother, Wife … She’s Busy Indoors and Outdoors

Stacy Harris of Alabama is an author, chef, mother and wife, yet she loves the outdoors and how it brings joy to her family. Harris talked with us for an I’m A Deer Hunter interview: We last talked extensively a couple of years ago after your first book came out. It looks like you’re...

Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro lineman Brett Keisel loves bowhunting deer and elk with his Bowtech Destroyer, although the NFL season cuts into much of the hunting seasons. (Photo: Brett Keisel)

Steelers’ Brett Keisel Loves Challenge of Bowhunting Deer, Elk

NFL All Pro defender Brett Keisel reportedly has agreed to a new contract extension that will keep the 36-year old with the Pittsburgh Steelers for a few more years. Terms of the reported agreement haven’t been released but apparently Keisel is on board with it. He tweeted “I am very excited to finish what...

Billy Demong of New York is a member of the U.S. Ski Team and competes in the Nordic Combined, and is a passionate hunter.

Billy Demong: Olympic Gold Medalist and He Loves to Hunt

  Billy Demong grew up in New York, not terribly far from Lake Placid, and now resides in Utah where he trains as a member of the U.S. Ski Team as part of the Nordic combined squad competing in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Demong won the gold...