Southern Deer Hunting

Southern deer hunting has a long and storied history that exists to this day. Traditions have been passed down through generations at deer camps despite changes in wildlife management, populations, methods of hunting and societal influences. Still, deer hunting and enjoying that is the heart of it all. In this blog we’ll take a look at all those things and more, including trends, gear, hot topics and more.

DEER  Dermestid Beetles on skull

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....

2008 November Ryan's uncles ranch deer hunting

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...

Tailgate Wrap

This Giant Buck is the Most Awesome Thing You’ll See Today

This is making the rounds on social media and is one of the coolest pieces of artwork we’ve seen before. Right? This is a truck tailgate wrap created by Sandy’s Custom Auto in Jacksboro, Tenn. That’s some doggone fine work right there. LIfelike and a cool buck just about any hunter would be proud...

Scoring deer Jawbone Michigan DNR

WATCH: Learn to Age Deer with Their Jawbone

One of the most asked questions deer hunters pose to themselves when they see a buck or doe, or ask other hunters at the skinning shed, is common throughout the country. “How old is it?” Determining age in a deer isn’t impossible and is a good part of your management program. Pulling the jawbone...

Zach Cherryholmes with his Ohio bruiser arrowed in autumn 2015.

Average Deer Hunter, Small Plot Yield Bruiser Buck

Zach Cherryholmes of Blanchester, Ohio, is like other hunters who love to get into the woods, don’t have deep pockets and are looking for a good buck to draw on if presented a chance. Diversity makes the deer hunting world go ’round, for sure. Some hunters don’t give two rips about antler size and...

Fawn

Folks, Quit Messin’ Around with the Fawns and Wildlife

It’s that time of year when state wildlife agencies send out press releases urging folks to leave “abandoned” or “orphaned” deer fawns and other wildlife alone if they find them in the wild. It’s that time of year when folks at wildlife facilities and organizations get telephone calls or emails about finding a fawn...

Casey Burnett of Alabama  with his unique buck killed in December 2015.

You Won’t Believe How Weird This Buck’s Antlers Are!

When deer hunters hear the term “unique antlers” they often first think about a gnarly non-typical rack or maybe a big buck with droptines that look like handles. But in December 2015, Casey Burnett of Alabama killed what definitely classifies as a unique buck. He and his lease partner saw the buck on their game...

Dr Jim Brauker with poison ivy

Hey Deer Hunters, Does Poison Ivy Drive You Crazy?

I don’t know how many times I’ve had poison ivy over the years but I’m fortunate that it’s not as bad as some folks I’ve seen who must be more sensitive to it. I’ve never really had such a terrible case, at least that I can recall, that it would scare children or make...