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Intro to Archery: Second Deer Season

Thanksgiving is over and our long stretch of warm weather seems to have been replaced with frost and ice. As I write this, I’m sitting next to our woodstove, staying warm against the gloom of one of our first real wintery days here in Vermont, my back growing warm against the flickering orange and...

During late-season hunts, Lee and Tiffany Lakosky head back to areas where they hunted in the first part of the season around food sources.

Late-Season Archery: A Good Time To Be A Whitetail Bowhunter

Hey, bowhunters: Didn’t get the buck of your dreams during the early archery season? Don’t despair! The late-season can be great time for a bowhunter to get the drop on a monster buck. Here are some tips from veteran archers. JEFF MURRAY Best Time for Big Bucks Editor’s Note: The late Jeff Murray was...

When you get in your blind, arrange your seat for the best shot possibility. Consider all the angles and shot possibilities so you don't get caught off guard.

How to Maximize Your Deer Hunting Ground Blind Setup

Want to get closer to more deer while hunting from a ground blind? Creating a ground blind is one of the best and easiest ways to maximize your deer hunting opportunities. You can select specific stand locations based on travel routes, bedding areas, feeding areas, the wind, water or other factors, and then make...

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Intro to Archery: Build a Bowhunting Community

When I decided to learn archery and how to bowhunt, I never realized I would be joining such a supportive and enthusiastic community. Yet that is one of the many side benefits to this fun sport — the camaraderie within the bowhunting family and the welcome new bowhunters receive — no matter their age...

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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 is 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...

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...

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Why Your Deer Hunting Stand Setups Don’t Work

While your neighbors and other hunters are trashing their land by tromping all over it, you can create and hunt low impact stands that will make your season far more successful. These low impact stand sites don’t take a lot of work but should take some careful consideration based on your knowledge of the...

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8 Messages Deer Send Hunters With Their Tails

When you spot a deer, study its tail. What you observe will help you make smart hunting decisions. Of course, the deer’s body language is important to watch, too. It goes hand in hand in with what the tail is doing. By Tom Carpenter But the tail’s actions are a very visible, clear and...