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No, Really … I Was Just Turned Around in the Woods

I don’t recall at what age I heard my father and his pals at hunting camp joking around about “being turned around a little bit” but I laughed at their lighthearted way of saying they were lost. Last Sunday afternoon I had been doing a quick check of game cameras to put in fresh...

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Sonic Soundtrack, and Suckerpunched in So Many Ways

There I was, back in the wild again. Felt right at home where I belong. I had that feeling coming over me again, just like it happened so many times before. By Ted Nugent The spirit of the woods is like an old good friend. Makes me feel warm and good inside. I knew...

DDH Editor-in-Chief in Oregon

Hunters Beware: Sitting Still Can Kill You

Quick: Name the most dangerous part of deer hunting. The list of hazards adds up pretty quickly, doesn’t it? Most of you probably will mention things like hunting from tree stands; razor sharp broadheads or, heaven forbid, accidental firearm discharges. By Daniel E. Schmidt All can be deadly, no doubt, but not as deadly...

Ted Nugent's celebrating hunting season the best way he knows how, by going hunting a lot and enjoying wild game meals every night with his family and friends!

Fat, Happy and Sassy With Deer Season Going Fullbore!

NUGEBLOG#60, October 23, 2014?!? Really? #60! Are you kidding me? I’ve written 60 of these little ditties! Seriously? Oh the humanity of it all! So what we have here is the old addicted backstrapper that hunts every day all season long actually has time to write a deeranddeerhunting.com NUGEBLOG every week? Wow, that’s truly...

DDH Editor-in-Chief in Oregon

25 Reasons to Take an Out of State Deer Hunt

Dan Schmidt, Deer & Deer Hunting’s Editor in Chief, just returned from his first deer hunt in Oregon. Although he was targeting mule deer on this trip, he did manage to see one whitetail and loads of other game. The adventure was documented on video and will be used as an episode of D&DH...

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Locavore Blog: Water Treatment Tips for Hunting in Back Country

While I’m hunting this season on my own property and a neighboring parcel, many other hunters travel to their special hunting spot. Bringing the right gear is important, but equally important is bringing enough healthy food (trail mix, energy bars, fruit, jerky) and water if you plan to spend more than a few hours in...