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The best tips from experts for hunting white-tailed deer on private and public land throughout the United States.

5 Tricks for Success When Teaming Up on Whitetails

In many ways, whitetail hunting is a solitary game. At least, that’s the way we make it these days. Sure, deer camp with people who matter to us is an important part of the gun hunting experience. But how much do we really share? Certainly, the joys of camp life. As for the hunt,...

Pat and his buck that is one of the top 20 typical whitetails ever taken with a bow.

7 Killer Bowhunting Tactics: Small Internal Food Plots

Every time my wife, Nicole, and I set up a stand in a tree or on the ground, we look for ways to make that location the best it can be. We try to enhance each stand location by making sure there are one or more calling cards available to deer. By Pat Reeve What...

Deer Rut Calendar Pays Off With Public Land Giant

Each year D&DH publishes a Whitetails Wall Calendar that includes predictions from deer researchers Charlie Alsheimer and Wayne Laroche for when the seeking, chasing and tending phases of the rut will occur in the North and South. Each year, hunter Steve Kress of Jonestown, Pa., uses the calendar to determine when peak rutting activity...

Hot Gear: Whitetail Hunter Series Gets Updates, Adds Women’s Model

For 55 years, hunters have turned to Barnett for the very best in durability, dependability and performance. Why? Because excellence has never been considered optional by the brand that pioneered the modern crossbow. For 2017, Barnett announces the release of its upgraded Whitetail Hunter Series of compound crossbows – three new high performance models...

3 Great Tips to Care for Your Crossbow

If you’re a car guy, some of the most important steps in maintaining the meditative hum of the engine and the glimmering shine of bright sports car is a good wash, wax, and oil change. In truth, it’s no different for crossbow owners. A quality wash, wax, and lubrication application will go a long...

Fencing Options for Better Deer Food Plots

As gamekeepers we constantly preach about the importance of spring and summer nutrition for whitetails. There are huge upsides for your deer herd when they are provided quality high protein groceries during the growing months. Anyone who has tried to grow a small food plot of soybeans, lablab or other highly attractive warm season annual...

5 Reasons We Miss Slam Dunks While Bowhunting

Any whitetail bowhunter who tells you he has never missed a shot is either lying or has not been bowhunting all that long. All of us have blown a slam dunk shot at some point in our lives. After wiping the egg off our faces, we then ask ourselves how it could have happened....

Try this Secret Tip for Hunting Giant Bucks

Lee and Tiffany Lakosky are known throughout the deer hunting world as masters at managing properties for huge bucks. According to Lee, his magic bullet is the same lucky charm of the Irish — clover. “People ask me all the time,” Lakosky told Deer & Deer Hunting. “If you could put in one all-around plant...