deer and deer hunting

Dan Schmidt  Buck with crawly mags

Why Deer Hunting is Good for the Environment

Warning! This video is not for the squeamish. It’s not for those who believe in a Bambi-like natural world, either. I’m posting it to show yet another example of how and why deer hunting — and hunting in general — is good for the environment. How is hunting good for the environment? Well, you...

DESTINATION Britney Leigh Glaze

Destination Whitetail: Lost or Found, Up or Down?

This week on Destination Whitetail, host Brittney Leigh Glaze returns to Illinois with a muzzleloader but has lost her tag. It’s not a big problem, right? That’s what she thinks, until she finds out getting a replacement is not possible. Get hooked on Destination Whitetail with host Brittney Leigh Glaze and watch some of...

CWD TX

BREAKING: CWD Confirmed in Texas Deer

Tests for Chronic Wasting Disease taken from a white-tailed deer in Texas have been confirmed positive, resulting in the first case in the species in one of the nation’s biggest deer hunting states. The tests were confirmed and announced by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials. The deer was in Medina County and tests...

Biologists are tracking movements by deer trapped and outfitted with GPS collars. The five-year study will help guide white-tailed deer management in Missouri. Photo courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

What Will Tracking Collars Reveal about these Deer?

A lot of deer hunters through the years have wondered where deer go after they see them a few times on game cameras in summer or during the season when they see one a few times. We joke around about them hiding until after the season ends or running to the next county because...

DDH Editor-in-Chief in Oregon

25 Reasons to Take an Out of State Deer Hunt

Dan Schmidt, Deer & Deer Hunting’s Editor in Chief, just returned from his first deer hunt in Oregon. Although he was targeting mule deer on this trip, he did manage to see one whitetail and loads of other game. The adventure was documented on video and will be used as an episode of D&DH...

gray wolf hunting

Mysterious Gray Wolf Far South of Natural Home Range Surprises Hunter, Officials

Federal officials recently confirmed that an animal killed by a hunter near Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky, on March 16 is a gray wolf. A DNA analysis performed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Wildlife Research Center in Colorado determined the 73-pound animal was a federally endangered gray wolf with a genetic makeup...

World Record Whitetail

Have You Seen This Incredible Johnny King Buck Video?

If you’ve been keeping up with the Johnny King Buck saga, no doubt you know about the amazing Wisconsin buck and how Boone and Crockett will be officially scoring the deer’s monstrous rack on Sept. 22 in Montana. What you might have missed, however, is the Deer Talk Now webcast on Wednesday that featured...

Biggest buck ever killed? Huge 12-pointer

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...