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.

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UPDATED: This ‘Blaze Pink’ Movement is Really a Thing? Honestly?

Bow? Check. Arrows and broadheads? Check. Backpack with all your snacks, grunt call, toilet paper, extra knife, overnight fire-starting kit, flagging tape for tracking and an extra release? Check. Blaze pink safety cap and vest? Ch … what in th’ name of Fred Bear are you talking about? Pink? Pink? WKOW in Wisconsin reports...

DDH TV host Mark Kayser and videographer Lonnie Garland hunted hard for a week before this Kansas giant came within range! (Photo: Mark Kayser)

Kayser Arrows Bruiser Buck Despite Challenging Weather

Rain, sleet or snow, or even a heatwave, can’t stop the rut. D&DH producer Lonnie Garland and host Mark Kayser set out on a quest for a Kansas giant. For five days the duo put Kayser’s mentality and Mathews No Cam to the test with temperatures reaching nearly 80 degrees, but the rut couldn’t...

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How Do You Practice With Your Bow to Get Ready for Deer Season?

Check out these bowhunting practice tips from Brittney Leigh Glaze, host of Destination Whitetail on Sportsman Channel. She lives in Georgia and loves the outdoors. Like all hunters, Glaze has had her share of lumps and excitement. That’s how it goes, doesn’t it? Highs and lows? PICK UP SOME GAME CAMERAS AND KEEP TRACK...

DDH Online Editor Alan Clemons with his Oklahoma buck killed just a half hour before sunset with the new Thompson Center Strike muzzleloader.

Last Evening Magic With Oklahoma Buck, New Muzzleloader

With sunlight fading on the last evening sit of my Oklahoma hunt at Chain Ranch, I still held hope for a buck to come into the massive wheat field. Buck sightings had been few and far between all week for our crew as we were giving the new Thompson-Center Arms Strike muzzleloader a tryout...

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BUCK FIGHT: Locked Antlers, Angry Bucks and a Fight for Survival

Great day in the morning, check out these two big bucks locked together and fighting like wildcats with tails tied in room of rockin’ chairs! These bucks were spotted in a rural area near Dixon, Ill., and obviously couldn’t get apart. Illinois DNR was contacted and they dispatched DNR Conservation officer Steven Beltran to...

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The Craziest Deer Video You May See This Year

I love watching this video, just because it’s so cool. Why? I don’t know. Maybe because when I was a kid I liked finding stuff outdoors like a decomposing critter and seeing nature in action. It’s not always pretty but that’s just how it is. If you want a whistle-clean deer skull, it might...

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Are You A Dirt-Sniffin’ Deer Hunting Outdoors Addict?

Most outdoorsy folks I know love the smell of dirt, freshly-turned dirt like in a field or if you’re in the woods scraping out a little spot for a mock scrape or mineral lick. You know that aroma, right? Rich, full, heady with probably decaying matter and minerals and whatever else is there. It’s...