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NFL Prospect Jacob Pedersen Has Passion for Football and Hunting

University of Wisconsin tight end Jacob Pedersen took some time off from calling turkeys and preparing for next month’s NFL draft to talk with Deer & Deer Hunting about his passion for the outdoors and hunting whitetails. Pedersen, who grew up hunting and fishing with his family in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, hauled in 17...

Ted Nugent still supports Mitt Romney, even though Romney is lying

Life Should Be a Series of Bullseyes

God I love my life! Never a dull moment I assure you. Still recuperating from and wallowing in the over the top happiness from the highest of highs of the greatest hunting season of my life, and continually testing myself each day with post double knee replacement surgery pain management, (OUCH!) I am now...

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How Can I Hunt Deer in Smaller Farm Areas?

Wide Open Wednesday is one of our most popular days on Deer Talk Now because that’s when you’re the star of the show. We enjoy “WOW” shows because your questions take the stage about how to hunt deer, and they’re good ones. How to hunt a specific area, when to go into a field...

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Do Wounded Deer Circle Sometimes?

  Most deer shot through the vitals die quickly and run only a short distance and only in one direction before going down. Wounded deer that don’t go down quickly, though, seldom run a straight line after being hit. Most begin curving a little left or right after traveling a short distance. Directions often...

According to cementum annuli aging, this Pennsylvania buck was 8½ years old when Wildlife Biologist Kip Adams (pictured with his daughter) shot him.
High hunter densities in the area typically prevent bucks from reaching half of that age, which makes it a truly special trophy.

Learn Food Sources for Better Whitetail Deer Hunting Success

  Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. Certified Wildlife Biologist Kip Adams is extremely familiar with the Northern Woodland region. “This subgroup is one of my favorites thanks in part to my time spent as the Deer & Bear Biologist with the New Hampshire...

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Hunter Misses Giant Buck But It’s Still Amazing

Missed me! Missed me! Hey, who hasn’t missed? It’s one of those things that happens and we just have to suck it up and keep going. Right? Adrenaline’s pumping, heart’s pounding, maybe the Hunting Gods decide to throw a little windy curveball gust at the last minute. Misses happen. But what about this “miss”...

Joe Rood Waitin on a Droptine

Weekend Tunes: Waitin’ on a Droptine

Ready to get fired up for the weekend with a little deer hunting tune? Check out Joe Rood of Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys singing “Waitin’ on a Droptine.” It was filmed and produced by Venture Creations and Michigan Whitetail Pursuit. Have a good one! +++ First with the facts. Subscribe to Deer & Deer...

You can't whack 'em if you don't practice. Practice!

The Best Practice On Earth for Deer Hunting Success

It was another one of those magical, very special Saturday afternoons on a beautiful, warm, sunny summertime day in the 1950s. I hadn’t reached the age of 10 yet, but my total addiction to tromping the woods and the mystical flight of the arrow was irreversible. By Ted Nugent Dad was taking me into...

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Deer Seasons Expanded, a Welcome Change for Hunters

At least one state is expanding deer hunting opportunities for the upcoming season, a welcome change for hunters who seem more often these days to hear about limits, cutbacks, restrictions or laws affecting them. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its March 27 public hearing approved expanded mule deer seasons in several counties....