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Stay Tuned: The Birthday of Deer Hunting Legend Fred Bear

Monday March 5 is the birthday of the legendary bowhunter, adventurer and hunting ambassador, Fred Bear. He was a true gentleman, and an inspirational friend and mentor to rock and roll bowhunter Ted Nugent. The two shared many a campfire and memorable bowhunt over the years until Fred's passing in 1988,...

Just What is the Definition of Deer Camp?

Reminisce and relive the enjoyment and excitement of a weekend spent at deer camp by tuning in to this week’s all-new Destination Whitetail, airing on the Sportsman Channel this Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. This week’s episode of Destination Whitetail examines the many facets of deer camps, the common gathering spaces...

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Ten Ways to Protect, Improve Your Deer Camp

Whether you have a fancy cabin with all the comforts of home or something more rustic to get away to on a deer hunting weekend, it’s never a bad idea to do a few improvements. I’ve stayed in both kinds of places for hunting trips. Some, literally, have been jaw-dropping stunners...

Deer Camp is More Fun When You Have a Plan

By Dick Harris, Deer & Deer Hunting subscriber Ever since we purchased our deer hunting property and our family started hunting deer there during our state’s approximately week-long deer season, my wife, Karen, has made a menu and prepared all the meals for us. Some years that means making enough to...

The 5 Dirtiest Words You Can Hear at Deer Camp

Note: Deer & Deer Hunting Editor Dan Schmidt has just returned from a week-long rut hunt near Eldorado, Texas. This is the first installment of a five-part blog series on his adventure. Check back for updates. I’m not sure who coined the phrase, but they weren’t kidding when they said God blessed...