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Fred Bear, Ted Nugent and a young Toby Nugent

And the BloodBrother Spirit Campfires Burn Brightly On

Us Bowhunters are ultra-lucky even when we get skunked. Just the fact that we are so fortunate to have discovered and pursued our mystical flight of the arrow and this amazing natural spiritual connection with God’s creation is mojo enough to thank the Good Lord for everyday. Sure, the always nerve wracking, spine-tingling, hyperventilating...

Scotty Richards listening intently as Ted Nugent describes filing a broadhead tip to a rounded edge.

WATCH: Fred Bear’s Broadhead Chiseling Tip

If you’re a bowhunter or student of hunting history and lore, this is a pretty cool video clip with a cool backstory that makes it even more super. That’s a lot of super packed into one short video but it’s true. This is from Ted Nugent’s Spirit of the Wild television show on Outdoor...

Ted celebrating his ginormous Hill Ranch wapiti monster!

You Can’t Grill It ’til You Kill It!

As I jettison ferociously into the soul cleansing, spirit intoxicating month of September with fresh Rocky Mountain elk blood on my Buck knife and hands, please excuse me while I attempt to control my over-active emotion glands! By Ted Nugent Lord have mercy! Son and best hunting buddy Toby and I just returned from...

DDH Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt with his free range 11-point Florida buck that scored 137 1/8.

Deer Drops Dead From a Shot Where?

If you bowhunt long enough, you’re bound to experience some really interesting reactions by deer. Such was the case with this Florida buck I shot last month. After watching this buck’s reaction, one would think it was hit in the spine or, better yet, the brachial plexus (high shoulder). As you can see from...

DEER  Buck in creek bowhunter

Deer Talk Now: Extend Your Effective Bowhunting Range

Learn tips and tactics for extending your effective range for archery and bowhunting deer in this new episode of Deer Talk Now. Deer Talk Now host and veteran bowhunter Dan Schmidt provides additional insights on how to adjust your bow’s sight pins. It’s a critical step every archer and bowhunter should know how to...

Ohio youth hunt

Special Deer Hunts Offered to Assist with Preserve Management

Increased deer populations can seriously affect native plant communities, and for this reason, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will coordinate special deer hunts at three state nature preserves to help preserve the rare and protected plants that grow on these properties. Goll Woods in Fulton County, Lawrence Woods in Hardin County and Lake...

Yowza! Bears, bows and backstraps to get things started on a high note!

Backstrap Strategy 101: Backstrap Like You Mean It!

At the danger of sounding silly stating the obvious to my experienced hunting buddies out there, please allow me to review what so many of us know to be essential strategies for consistently killing big game in order to help those less experienced or less successful who share our backstrap dreams. By Ted Nugent...

DDH Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt with his free range 11-point Florida buck that scored 137 1/8.

Deer Season Has Early Wake-Up Alarm in Southeast

While the rest of the nation’s deer hunters are thinking about mineral sites, game cameras, moving stands and maybe putting in winter food plots, hunters in Florida’s southernmost zone and South Carolina’s Lowcountry are in the stand looking for a buck. Opening day for bow season in Florida’s Zone A, which comprises the counties...