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Team DDH’s Kayser Drops Awesome Mule Deer

The Team DDH crew keeps on rolling this season, with Deer & Deer Hunting TV co-host Mark Kayser bringing in a fantastic mule deer with his CVA muzzleloader. Kayser had been hunting this buck for a while, a 3.5-year old 4×5 that gave him a shot from about 50 yards when it stood up on...

Hunters typically go through different stages during their lives, from wanting to shoot just about anything to mellowing out and enjoying the experience.

Where Are You Among the Five Stages of a Hunter?

While doing a little poking around yesterday for an upcoming story, I needed to find the information below and after doing so realized it’s always a good idea for a refresher. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor This “Five Stages of a Hunter has been kicked around since about the mid 1980s following some...

From the earliest days with a stick and string to today's high-tech compounds and gear, Uncle Ted has loved every second in the outdoors!

Political Hunters Rejoice!

Politics! I’ve heard it over and over again and again for so many years, “That Nugent is just too damn political!” What a terrible shame that any American can reference politics as anything negative, when in fact American politics is pure and simply we the people demanding Constitutional accountability from our elected employees. Got...

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How to Hang a Deer Hunting Ladder Stand Safely

Do you know how to safely hang a ladder stand for deer hunting? Sounds like a simple question, right? Deer hunters hang thousands of ladder stands every year. Some are homemade stands, usually constructed of 2×4 lumber and platforms. Others are manufactured stands from the various companies, which have myriad options from lightweight, simple...

Yowza! It's hard to beat a great bow, a cool buck and November!

The Time is Nigh: A November To Remember

Well, what are you waiting for? Of course the vast majority of us die-hard deerhunters reading my little Uncle Ted electro-campfire NugeBlog already know waiting is for losers, especially here at the deer and deerhunting epicenter of DeerandDeerHunting.com! Afterall, this is IT! THE TIME we have all been eagerly dreaming of forever and a...

Various factors can affect the population of deer, from weather and natural conditions to hunting pressure, predation, disease and more.

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...

Is culling a myth or reality when it comes to whitetail deer management? Can you selectively kill and manage wild bucks to achieve mature bucks with big antlers if that is your goal?

Culling Bucks: Does It Really Work?

Man has always strived to be the best at what he does, and this same attitude applies to deer hunting, and more importantly, deer management. As a consequence of sportsmen’s insatiable desire to pursue larger-racked bucks and managers’ willingness to satisfy their requests, a variety of techniques have been tested to augment the size...

DDH Group Publisher Jamie Wilkinson killed this 9-point buck while hunting at Wicked Outfitters in southeast Kansas.

Team DDH Scores in Southeast Kansas

Congrats to D&DH Group Publisher Jamie Wilkinson on taking this hog-bodied 9-pointer while hunting Oct. 27 in southeast Kansas. Wilkinson was hunting at Wicked Outfitters near LaCygne, which is in the southeast corner of the state. Wicked has scads of gorgeous, open range property they manage strictly for mature bucks. Along with the ample...

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Once a Spike, Always a Spike: Deer Hunting’s Big Myth

White-tailed deer tend to grow antlers that are fairly well-balanced. That is, one side looks pretty much like the other. Keep in mind, however, that no two antlers are ever exactly alike, although their similarities from side to side, or even from one buck to the next, are sometimes striking. Nevertheless, deer antlers are...