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Happy Birthday Fred Bear!

Just a few days ago on March 5, 2017, 10 million of my closest friends around the world celebrated a special birthday party for my old buddy Fred Bear. Thanks to the miracle of the modern internet, legions of folk in numerous countries paid homage via my Facebook to a great man that had...

Freedom to enjoy our lives outdoors hunting, shooting, fishing and pursuing other liberties, doesn't come easily

WOW! That Deerseason Sure Was FUN!

I slept in this morning. No, really. It wasn’t storming, I wasn’t ill, not feeling particularly lazy or tired, but I simply slept in this morning, March 1, 2017 for the 1st time since September 4, 2016. You see, I’ve got this terminal American Dream Spirit of the Wild thang goin’ on, and I...

Hunting Girl Gets First Deer

Rock ‘n Roll! Hunting Girl Scores on First Deer

“Is this normal? I’m not cold, but I’m just shaking!” With that innocent admission, a little hunting girl, Savannah, was welcomed to the deer hunting fraternity and became an Internet sensation. Dad Jason captured his daughter’s priceless reaction — and adrenaline rush — immediately after she pulled the trigger for the first time and...

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Big Buck Sheds Both Antlers on Film!

Hey everybody, check this out. It is one of the coolest videos I’ve seen come across my desk in a while. Jeff Enns posted this on YouTube a while ago, but we first saw it now. He writes: “Here is a mule deer buck that I have trail cam videos and videos of in...

Mmmmm, who loves the flavors of venison?

Celebrate the Flesh with Sacred Venison

As goes the difficulty of effort goes the degree of celebration. That’s what I always say, and nothing personifies enormous effort manifesting enormous celebration quite like deerhunting. Since 90% of my deer are bagged with the ridiculously borderline impossibility of bowhunting, when after much prolonged patience testing sacrifice, a lifetime of indefatigable stealth honing...

Whether you're in the stand during hunting season or at the range in summer having fun zeroing a scope, always remember the rules of firearm safety and be aware of your surroundings.

With Your Deer Rifle or Favorite Plinker, Always Be Safe

Once deer season ends folks usually take a bit of a breather and decompress from what may have been an enjoyable or uneventful few months in the woods. Putting away the gear, reflecting on the season and thinking about next year — even if it’s seven or eight months away — is a good...

Brooke Merrill with her buck that almost caused her to miss her bridal shower!

She Almost Missed Her Bridal Shower for This Great Buck!

The bridal-shower crisis actually began six years earlier when Brooke started dating her now husband, Daniel Merrell. Daniel, an avid hunter, asked Brooke to accompany him on a hunt as an observer, and that first year he tagged a buck. By the third year, she wanted her own chance at a buck. “I was...

Ted salutes all the Backstrap BloodBrothers out in the field and wishes great blessings upon you every day!

All Hail The American Hunter’s Generosity

It has happened 100s and 100s of times over the years. To help raise awareness for a given charity event, I get on regional radio shows across the country to promote and celebrate these glowing nonstop examples of the amazing generosity of Americans whenever our fellow man or the environment needs a helping hand....

The most consistently successful deer hunters are the ones who hone their woodsmanship skills first and foremost. (D&DH)

Deer Hunting Success Favors Students

What’s the key to deer hunting success? The answer is two-fold: Knowledge makes you powerful, but wisdom provides for consistent success. Highly populated whitetail herds certainly provide opportunities for some hunters to blunder into success here and there, but true whitetail wisdom is what will separate you from the guy who fills his buck...