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D.C. Officials Plan to Reduce Deer in National Park

National Park Service officials have released a management plan to address severe problems with overpopulation of deer in the popular and suburbia-surrounded Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. by Alan Clemons Deer have thrived in the park located near the nation’s capitol to the point of decimating natural vegetation to unsustainable levels. Due to...

Louisiana Expands Maurepas Swamp WMA

Bigtime kudos to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for its latest move: a massive expansion of the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area northwest of New Orleans. The 29,630-acre addition to the WMA now creates 103,374 acres within driving distance for thousands who live in southern Louisiana. The WMA is located between New...

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Best Camo Pattern: One That Doesn’t Glow

Having a deer bust you walking through the woods or in a stand often leaves you feeling blue. Perhaps you got busted because to the deer, you looked blue. Research shows whitetails are highly sensitive to ultraviolet and infrared light, which your hunting camo may be throwing off like a baby blue Vegas jumpsuit...

Bear Archery 10-Rings Major Honor

Evansville, IN — In 2011 The World Greatest, a TV show which airs on the ION Network set out to find the world’s greatest archery company and after the selection process was complete one company stood out amongst the rest…Bear Archery. Bear Archery was founded in 1933 by Fred Bear whom many consider to...

Deer & Deer Hunting June 2011

D&DH was developed under the direction of white-tailed deer hunters offering comprehensive and practical information about white-tailed deer and deer hunting techniques — the type of editorial no one else has been able to imitate. Subscribe now. Inside This Issue • Use these seven proven tactics to improve your odds in the woods this...

Deer & Deer Hunting March 2011

D&DH was developed under the direction of white-tailed deer hunters offering comprehensive and practical information about white-tailed deer and deer hunting techniques — the type of editorial no one else has been able to imitate. Subscribe now. Inside This Issue • Have you committed a deer hunting sin if you shoot a young-of-the-year whitetail?...

Teen Hunter’s First Buck

by Robert Foan, D&DH reader On Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, my son Brody (14) killed his very first whitetail buck in Wisconsin. He shot it with his Hoyt Kobalt set at 50 pounds using an Easton Axis ST arrow and a 100-grain G5 Montec Brodhead. The shot was taken at 23 yards on buck...

Deer & Deer Hunting January 2011

D&DH was developed under the direction of white-tailed deer hunters offering comprehensive and practical information about white-tailed deer and deer hunting techniques — the type of editorial no one else has been able to imitate. Subscribe now. Inside This Issue • Forget antlers, go hunting for venison. • If you are seeing fewer deer...

Deer & Deer Hunting December 2010

D&DH was developed under the direction of white-tailed deer hunters offering comprehensive and practical information about white-tailed deer and deer hunting techniques — the type of editorial no one else has been able to imitate. Subscribe now. Inside This Issue • Any first bow-buck is special, but what do you say about a deer...