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3 Great Ways to Quickly Clean Your Deer This Season

With deer season finally here for everyone in the country — Alabama was one of the last to open, right? I think? — that means there literally are tons of deer meat being cleaned and processed. The gamut of how this gets done spans a wide range. Some guys are DIY specialists who don’t...

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Go Find Your Tsunami of Hard-Earned Deer Hunting Happiness!

It’s official! This is it! No more 2014, it’s over Rover, and we are now only hours into a brand new year, 2015! Who needs fireworks? I’m in my treestand! Happy NugeYear! A very serious gungho SpiritWild BloodBrother HAPPY NEW YEAR 2015 to all my deeranddeerhunting.com buddies across the globe! Can you all believe...

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Locavore Blog: Creating an Indoor Archery Range

After receiving 15 inches of snow for Thanksgiving, we enjoyed a warm up over Christmas that meant temps in the high 40s, melting snow, muddy roads, and a break from trekking through knee deep drifts just to get the mail. We took advantage of the warmer weather to cut, split, and stack wood for...

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On the Hunt: Trophy Whitetails with Pat & Nicole Reeve

Widely regarded as two of the most knowledgeable bowhunters in the industry, Pat and Nicole Reeve are well-versed in the art of deer hunting and now they’re sharing their expertise with a new audience in a new book. Trophy Whitetails with Pat and Nicole Reeve offers fans of Driven TV and hunters around the...

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Oh, Hallelujah and Pass the Garlic and Butter, Baby!

A very Merry Christmas to everyone around the world on this very special day. Not just to my fellow deerhunting BloodBrothers in North America, but to all my fellow human beings no matter where you are from. Peace and goodwill toward man isn’t just a Yuletide thing for me, but in the Nugent family...

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Putting Wolves Back on Endangered List is Flat-Out Wrong

By now, you’ve probably heard about how U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell ruled that the removal of the wolf from the endangered list was “arbitrary and capricious” and violated the federal Endangered Species Act. And, with a stroke of a pen, returned the wolf to the endangered list and ended hunting and trapping seasons on them...

Spook a buck one time, and he will most likely adopt nocturnal behavior for at least a little while.

Dan Schmidt: How Deer React to Human Pressure

Human pressure – be it from hunters, hikers or horse riders – is the No. 1 suppressor of daytime deer activity. Deer & Deer Hunting contributors Charlie Alsheimer and Vermont biologist Wayne Laroche have documented the extent of this suppressor during their ongoing study of how the moon affects deer behavior. Using trail timers...

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A Simple Key to Scent-Free Deer Hunting Success

Scent-free soaps, shampoo, sprays and other products are key to staying one step ahead of the whitetail’s keen nose. Deer are intelligent animals, but their intelligence is based purely on the instinctual reflexes of a prey species. In other words, they react – most often quickly and decisively – to out-of-place stimuli. It might...