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DDH Video Bushnell

How to Use a Smartphone to Gauge Deer Hunting Distances

Learn how a new technology that’s built into deer hunting rangefinders lets you sync your smartphone to the rangefinder to help better gauge distances, adjust for bullet drop, windage and more. This is especially helpful when hunting deer at long distances. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt gets the scoop on the new Elite...

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BREAKING NEWS: Lighted Nocks Approved for Bowhunters

After years of steadfast resistance to lighted nocks as technology that wasn’t in the best interests for hunters or fair chase, one state wildlife commission has finally seen the light — yes, pun intended — about the simple, helpful bowhunting tool that aids in game recovery. Finally! What a great day for bowhunters and...

Hoppes from SHOT

How to Clean a Deer Rifle in 3 Steps

A good deer rifle is a tool that should work for you at the range and in the field, instilling confidence and doing a task when called upon no matter what the conditions. But you can’t ignore it, either. Your best deer rifle, whether it’s 38 years old or brand new off the shelf...

D&DH Managing Editor Alan Clemons with his 143-inch Saskatchewan buck, killed with the Mossberg Patriot chambered in .308. The buck was the first deer killed in North America with the Patriot, which is new for 2015. Clemons prefers the .308 and .30-06 for deer hunting.

SHOT Show 2015: Hot New Rifles, Handguns Land With a Bang

The introduction of new rifles, handguns and muzzleloaders each year is like a second Christmas morning for deer hunters as the wraps come off the top-secret details companies hold close for months or even years. There’s a nice selection of firearms this year for deer hunters to choose from and, word is, more are...

Cuddeback Black Flash E3

2015 Best New Game Cameras: Faster Triggers, Video

Live from the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the Deer & Deer Hunting team is scouring the floors of the massive Shooting, Hunting and Outdoors Trade event where some of the best deer hunting gear for 2015 is making its debut this week. When it comes to game cameras, deer hunters and land...

Bushnell Legend E Binoculars

2015 Best New Optics: See More Deer This Season

Live from the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the Deer & Deer Hunting team is scouring the floors of the massive Shooting, Hunting and Outdoors Trade event where some of the best deer hunting gear for 2015 is making its debut this week. Deer hunters always want quality optics for scouting and picking...

SHOT Show

SHOT Show Enthusiasm, Passion Running High

January is what the outdoors industry calls “show season” because that’s when the trade shows, dealer-distributor shows and other events are held throughout the country. Companies introduce their new products. They’ll have passion and fire and enthusiasm, from the big ones with mega-millions to spend on advertising and hype and such. And the little...