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Five Great Ways to Hunt Pressured Deer

Editor’s Note: Southeastern deer hunting seasons are in high gear right now and hunters are looking for many things, including big bucks, the buck of a lifetime, maybe a buck they’ve been watching for a year or more on game cameras. Some are on private land, some are on public land … the latter,...

Jerry Peterson has pursued deer, predators and turkeys for decades yet always learns something when he goes in the woods.

The Deer Call That Will Fill Your Freezer This Fall

When it comes to the best deer hunting strategies, sometimes we think it’s so easy a kid could do it and other times we’re left scratching our heads in confusion. We did all the right things, had the best setup, the best hunting equipment and still got busted or zeroed. One thing most hunters...

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Intense Whitetail Management: Lessons From South Texas Provide Clues To Increase Trophy Buck Potential

The white-tailed deer’s popularity is especially augmented by its adaptability and abundance. This malleable herbivore is not only abundant, but it also can live just about anywhere — from our back yards to the deep, dark forests of Canada, providing sportsmen ample and affordable hunting opportunities. By Bob Zaiglin Although the whitetail has always...

Country star Jason Aldean with a 10-point Texas whitetail!

Jason Aldean’s Downtime Includes Bow, Deer

Jason Aldean travels the country performing before thousands of fans, stays in fine hotels and has achieved a level of success he dreamed about years ago while playing in small venues and college bars in central Georgia. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor But when autumn rolls around, Aldean finds himself yearning for the...

Shane Ragon and his 203-plus Mississippi whitetail.

Check Out This 203-P&Y Mississippi Slammer!

Mississippi is blessed with great soils, groceries and whitetail deer, and Shane Ragon found himself joining the ranks of the big buck club earlier this month. Mississippi Sportsman reports that Ragon arrowed a brute that green scored 203-plus Pope and Young in a sweet potato field on the evening of Oct. 6, opening day...

A.J. Downs with his monster Texas non-typical buck. (Photo: www.BasecampTexas.com)

Monster Non-Typical Texas Whitetail!

Giant non-typicals often have such crazy racks that you go “Hmmm” at first glance, but the monster buck killed by A.J. Downs in Texas is pretty doggone handsome. Downs arrowed the heavy-racked on the opening day of bow season in Texas, Sept. 29. According to this great report at BasecampTexas.com, he double-lunged the whopper...

Steve Bartylla has several great tips for land and whitetail management he'll share on Deer & Deer Hunting TV.

Deer Talk Now: Bartylla Says Don’t Be Afraid To Fail

Veteran deer hunter Steve Bartylla offered some great advice about hunting pre-rut bucks and thinking outside the box when it comes to your hunting. How’s that? Well, if you want to try a new food plot somewhere or hang some stands in that “what if …” place, do it. What’s the worst that can...