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Antlers, Wolf Tracks & Buck Deer Pumpkin Art

It might only be June, but who isn’t already thinking about deer hunting this fall? Everyone here at Deer & Deer Hunting, of course, never stops thinking about it. But it really is weird to think that we’re only a stone’s throw away from bowhunting season. That’s enough to get me excited to go...

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Best State for Deer Hunting: Funny Math

  I’m continually amazed at the “glass half full” mentality of some deer hunters. Amongst the comments to my Whitetail Wisdom blog post from last week was this gem from a fellow Wisconsin hunter. The guy was apparently upset that I dared question the appointment of a Texas private-land deer biologist as Wisconsin’s deer...

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Public Land Deer Hunting: A Thing of The Past?

Could a state really “sell off” its public hunting opportunities? In this day and age, I guess anything is possible, but that is exactly what some folks think might happen in Wisconsin if Gov. Scott Walker has his way. According to an article released last week, Wisconsin is about to go the way of...

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Public Land Hunting in the Big Woods

If you want to have some real fun this fall, check out the next big thing. It’s interactive, downloadable and filled with apps. Unfortunately, it’s not available on iPad, Nook or Kindle Fire. It’s the big woods, of course, and it’s a lot more entertaining than all of those modern gadgets combined. But be...

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B&C Fires King Buck Measurers

  The Boone and Crockett Club today sent a statement to two of its longest-standing official measurers: You can have an opinion, but we’ll give it to you. Earlier today, Ron Boucher of Vermont and Craig Cousins of Wisconsin learned that they have been permanently relieved of their duties as official B&C scorers. Both...

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The Best I’ve Seen: Top Hunters & Gunshots

I’ve been wanting to write this column for years. Finally figured it was time to bite the bullet and just start churning it out in segments. People keep asking for it, but it’s going to come in in bursts, so forgive me if it’s not complete. No matter where I go — whether it’s...

Whitetail Wisdom is on List of Top 25 Hunting Blogs

I am greatly honored and humbled to learn that my Whitetail Wisdom blog has been included in the list 25 Hunting Bloggers You Should Follow on Twitter. The list was compiled this week by Steven Remington and Will Jenkins, and includes hunters, anglers and trappers from across the country. Steve is an accomplished author,...