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The Happiest American Dreamer the World has Ever Known

Stay with me here. I know my overworked hands and fingers and fatigued mind, body, spirit, soul and sacred temple can do this. It doesn’t really take all that much effort and energy to type simple words on my smoldering, abused laptop, and I know I’m up for the task at hand. Fueled by...

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Locavore Blog: Turning Deer Hides into Buckskin (photos!)

This weekend we started the process of turning the two deer hides from this fall into buckskin. Thanks to the knowledge of our friend, Kenneth Mulder, our two hides will transition from slightly shedding raw hides to soft and pliable buckskin. Our other friend, Jim Harding, is also learning with us. Buckskin is different...

Opening a deer easily and quickly helps you get it cleaned and cooled down. Click the photo to learn more ...

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...