bowhunting

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....

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With Neighbors Like This, Who Needs Enemies?

You think deer hunting is competitive where you hunt? Check out this incredible video clip of what one Pennsylvania hunter encountered a few years ago. We’ve all been there: It’s opening day of gun-hunting season, and we’re excited to be out in the deer woods. Ah, but if you’re hunting a highly populated state...

Ted with grandson Jack and super dogs Gonzo and Happy on the spring trap line

The Storm Before The Storm

Initially I was going to utilize the age old colloquialism “The Calm Before The Storm” to title this little ditty, my 31st installment of what has certainly turned out to be an ultraFUN Ted Nugent DeerAndDeerHunting.com weekly NugeBlog. By Ted Nugent However, being allergic to all things status quo and predictability, I had to...

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Great Tips to Shoot Your Bow Better, Kill More Deer

Do you shoot your bow well? Do you hit targets where you want, group them well, have consistent accuracy and confidence at longer distances? If not, then it’s time to dial it up a notch. Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks offer some of their top tips for bowhunting, improving your shooting skills and how...

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When are the Best Times to Run Cameras for Big Bucks?

Deer hunters know that game cameras are among the most valuable tools for gathering data about bucks and does, but do you know one of the best times to use cameras to increase you chances of success during the hunting season? Tom Miranda’s new book, The Rut Hunters, offers outstanding information from some of...

Dennie Bowman of North Carolina with his giant spike buck killed in late 2013.

Have You Seen This Freakishly Gigantic Spike Buck?

Most deer hunters consider a nontypical buck to be one with a regular rack and drop tines, kicker points, weird tines or anything else abnormal that would make you do a double-take. What about a gigantic buck with foot-long spikes? Yep, that probably would qualify as a nontypical? It darn sure is freaky! Dennie Bowman...

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How High Should I Hang My Tree Stands?

  How high should I hang my stands? This is one of the most common questions in bowhunting. Elevated hunting’s No. 1 selling point is literally rising above the astute noses of the game we pursue. In bowhunting, there’s another majorly important consideration: Undetected shot execution during the conspicuous draw cycle. Tugging a bowstring to...

Doe? Buck? Spike? Giant nontypical? Hunters have a variety of choices and should be able to make their own decisions.

Horns of Plenty: We’re Amid Antler Wars

There on the classic knotty pine wall above the fieldstone fireplace in what can only be described as the ultimate all American deercamp log cabin, deep in the mystical big timber of Michigan’s Manistee National Forest, hangs the most magnificent whitetail beast a deerhunter could ever dream of. By Ted Nugent And I know...