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The Season: Flashback 20 Years For Deer Gear!

Twenty years drags like a lead-filled wheelbarrow for youngsters looking to the future and seems to fly by for those of us with jobs, mortgages and life in general. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor So when I stumbled across the 1992 “Deer Hunters Equipment Annual” produced by Deer & Deer...

West Virginia Town To Consider Bowhunting Again

City council members in a West Virginia town are at odds about debating whether to allow bowhunting within the city. Buckhannon council members tabled the issue last autumn. But it’s been brought up for discussion again, with three members voting to reopen discussion. Two voted against even having any kind of...

I’m a Deer Hunter: Kelsey Harris

Kelsey Harris is 20 years old, a college student and former Miss West Virginia Teen USA pageant contestant. Like millions of other Americans, she’s also a hunter. Harris is in the spotlight in the first of many upcoming installments of Deer & Deer Hunting’s new column, “I’m a Deer Hunter.” DDH:...

“The Hunger Games:” Bull’s-Eye or Dud?

Hunger Games reviews should be mixed among ages, genders By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor “The Hunger Games” opens today in theaters across the country, a movie that features hunting as an intimate part of the 16-year old main character’s life and plot. According to CNN’s story, “The Hunger Games” is the...

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...

West Virginia DNR: Kill More Does

West Virginia Department of Natural Resources officials have made no bones about what they want: hunters killing more does killed in the Mountain State. Officials want to reduce the number of deer in the state and are encouraging hunters to get the job done. They’ve liberalized doe seasons and the ability...