bowhunting

Parmesean Venison

Use Fresh Ingredients for this Great Venison Parmesan

Stacy Harris, author of “Happy Healthy Family: Tracking The Outdoors In” has enjoyed preparing, cooking and eating venison for years. Her family enjoys the outdoors, from their big summer vegetable garden that includes herbs and fruits, to the hunting seasons for big and small game. Fishing, of course, is almost a year-round deal. Her...

Lighted Nocks for bowhunting

What Do You Think: Should All States Allow Lighted Nocks?

Last October the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to approve the use of lighted nocks, a relief for bowhunters there who wanted to use the tracking tools but had been hamstrung by the outdated prohibition. The OFWC’s late 2015 meeting saw the board vote to allow bowhunters use the nocks, “which have no...

INNOVATION Duel Grunt Call

DDH Innovation Zone: Stretchback Grunt Call by Duel Game Calls

The Deer & Deer Hunting Innovation Zone takes a closer look at the Stretchback Grunt Call from Duel Game Calls. This freeze-free design is built to last and can mimic sounds from old bucks to does to fawns. D&DH Editor in Chief Daniel Schmidt explains the functions of this grunt call that creates realistic...

Yowza! It's hard to beat a great bow, a cool buck and November!

The Time is Nigh: A November To Remember

Well, what are you waiting for? Of course the vast majority of us die-hard deerhunters reading my little Uncle Ted electro-campfire NugeBlog already know waiting is for losers, especially here at the deer and deerhunting epicenter of DeerandDeerHunting.com! Afterall, this is IT! THE TIME we have all been eagerly dreaming of forever and a...

DDH Group Publisher Jamie Wilkinson killed this 9-point buck while hunting at Wicked Outfitters in southeast Kansas.

Team DDH Scores in Southeast Kansas

Congrats to D&DH Group Publisher Jamie Wilkinson on taking this hog-bodied 9-pointer while hunting Oct. 27 in southeast Kansas. Wilkinson was hunting at Wicked Outfitters near LaCygne, which is in the southeast corner of the state. Wicked has scads of gorgeous, open range property they manage strictly for mature bucks. Along with the ample...

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One Easy Way to Bring Big Bucks To You!

Mature whitetails are secretive, nocturnal creatures. Fortunately, you can break them of that “annoying” habit with this simple strategy. There seems to be three styles of deer hunters—those who hunt over food sources and take whatever comes their way, those who hunt the transitional routes between feeding and bedding areas and take whatever comes their...

Gary Barenz of Wisconsin with his stunning gagger whitetail, which measured more than 214 inches and had a double droptine. Wow!

Stunning Double-Droptine Giant Scores 214 Inches

Gary Barenz, a longtime and close friend of the D&DH team, had an encounter with the buck of a lifetime on Oct. 25 and, without a doubt, made the most of it. Barenz was hunting in Waukesha County, Wis., with his crossbow when this stupendous buck stepped within range. Just watching it would certainly...

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Bowhunter’s Monster Buck Shatters State Record

After watching a buck for two seasons, Earl Stubblefield of Mississippi figured he’d see it grow into a much better deer this year after another summer of food and maturity. Man, was he right! Stubblefield arrowed a giant 12-point buck on Oct. 8 when it came under his stand and walked to 27 yards....

Darron McDougal often pursues bucks by utilizing tactics around rivers, creeks and waterways.

Nab a River Buck: Exploit Big Bucks with an Aqua Ambush

Worn from seven days of rising early for the 1.5-mile trek to my public-land stand, I sat overlooking a whitetail runway along a wooded Kansas river-bottom. For two days I’d hunted from dark to dark, which proved tiresome because mature bucks were locked down. Winds had calmed, the river sang a sweet serenade, and mid-morning rays...

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Choices are Critically Important when Hunting From Treestands

The Friday after Thanksgiving 2014, I went to my favorite Michigan treestand for a morning hunt. I had climbed this particular tree more than 30 times and was confident I was safe. I had my harness on, (not a lifeline), but believed I was safe because I would lock my harness to the tree once...