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6 Tracking Tips to Help You Find More Deer

Much has been written about tracking and blood-trailing white-tailed deer through the years, but a few points are often overlooked. Successful trailing doesn’t require complicated strategies, but it requires that hunters pay close attention to simple details. Incorporate these six rules into your game plan and you’ll drastically improve your trailing success rate. 1. Get...

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Get Better Deer Hunting With These Habitat Improvement Tips

They say the best opportunities come when you’re not looking for them, and this one certainly did. It was Memorial Day weekend 2012, and my wife and I were visiting my in-laws’ cabin. We were playing cards and swapping fish stories one evening when the neighbor, a realtor, changed our lives with one sentence....

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I Smell Fall! Snort It Like You Mean It!

Did I say Happy August? You bet I did! I know, I know, it’s not that big of a deal in our wonderful world of deerhunting, but it is a whole month closer to October than July was! And I have a funny feeling that I’m not the only one getting all tingly and...

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Comedian Jeff Foxworthy: Hunt for Giant, Reclusive Buck was Divine

It seems that the biggest trophies often come to us when least expected. Such was the case Sept. 25, 2013, during archery season, when nationally known TV personality and comedian Jeff Foxworthy decided to go on a spur-of-the-moment afternoon hunt at his farm near Columbus, Ga. By Duncan Dobie For Deer & Deer Hunting Jeff...

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The 7 Habits of Happy Deer Hunters

Who are the happiest deer hunters you know? Are they the ones who fill their freezers every year? Are they the ones who have a wall filled with trophy-class bucks? Or are they the guys and gals who own hundreds of acres of prime ground of which they patrol militantly in search of trespassing...

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Heaven Got a Good One in Gary Clancy

They say your value as a human being is how you treat others. If that’s truly the case, Gary Clancy was worth billions. If you’ve read Deer & Deer Hunting — or any other quality hunting publication — over the years, you surely recognize this name. He was among the best of the best....

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Baptize Them Slow and Easy!

Some of us in this glorious world of deerhunting are just plain lucky, especially those of us so doggone fortunate to have been born into a hunting family from the very beginning of our American outdoors Dream. It was December 13, 1948 when I arrived in Detroit, Michigan. My dad, Warren Henry Nugent was,...

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Graphic Video of a Deer Skull Being Picked Apart By …

When we watched this video it just blew us away, partly because of the cool grossness of what’s going on as well as the incredible efficiency of the process. If you’ve never seen this kind of thing before and have a squeamish stomach, well, the video may not be for you. It’s kinda graphic....

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Donald Trump Jr.: Hunting Kept Me Out of Trouble!

Donald Trump Jr. is Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions of the Trump Organization and a longtime hunter with a passion for bowhunting white-tailed deer. He was a boardroom advisor on the wildly successful television show, The Celebrity Apprentice. Among the most high-profile openings Trump supervised was the grand Trump International Golf Links...

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Go for It, SpiritBloodbrothers! I Smell Fall!

I know. It’s still the middle of summer and the living is easy. Hell, it’s not even August yet, but as I merrily dance off the stage each and every night from the greatest musical outrage of my long rockin’ life, dripping puddles of sweet BBQ sweat and happiness, overjoyed at the most intense...