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Johnny King Buck Nets Staggering 215-Plus?

SEE THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO THAT CHANGED B&C’S DECISION ABOUT SCORING THE JOHNNY KING BUCK! Six years after Johnny King killed a monstrous Wisconsin whitetail, the Boone and Crockett Club will convene a panel scoring session for the buck Saturday in Montana. Ron Boucher of Vermont served 25 years as a B&C scorer, sitting on...

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We Tip Our Hats to Boone and Crockett

  “It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   by Daniel E. Schmidt No truer words have ever been spoken. In the wake of tonight’s landmark news that will most likely forever change the annals of deer hunting history, the Boone...

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DMAP: A Deer Hunting Fix or Fallacy for State Herds?

As the dust settles from the many months of speculation and political posturing over Wisconsin’s deer czar report, hunters are still left wondering what will become of the final recommendations. Earlier this week, Texas deer biologist James Kroll (known as Dr. Deer) issued the report amidst much fanfare. As reported here on the Whitetail...

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James Kroll Wisconsin Deer Report: No Sizzle, No Steak

After months of waiting and thousands of forum and blog comments made across the blogosphere, Texas deer biologist James “Dr. Deer” Kroll has issued his final recommendations to “fix” Wisconsin’s so-called deer problem. BY DANIEL E. SCHMIDT, D&DH EDITOR If a tree falls in front of 700,000 deer hunters, would anyone hear it? That...

When in Doubt, Shoot Every Deer Twice

BY DAN SCHMIDT, D&DH EDITOR Nathan Askew is not only a top guide at Northern Missouri Outfitters; he’s a certified Professional Hunter who spends six months each year guiding elephant, leopard, cape buffalo and plains-game hunters in Botswana, Mozambique and South Africa. Deer & Deer Hunting subscriber Dan Pastuska and I had the honor...

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Mineral Sites for Deer: Instant Attraction

by Daniel E. Schmidt Talk about instant success! These photos are just two of more than 700 that Deer & Deer Hunting contributor Cory Johnson capture with his Cuddeback Attack camera over the past two weeks. Cory is a big-time whitetail fanatic, and he grows some dandy bucks. The secret to his success with...