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Charlie Alsheimer killed this great buck on Nov. 17 as it "dog-trotted" two does around a food plot.

The Northern Whitetail Rut: Where We Stand

  Rut prediction analysis and hunting tips for the remainder of the season. By Charles Alsheimer   I received an email two nights ago from Wayne Laroche (he’s hunting in northern Maine) asking for my assessment of this year’s rut — specifically he wanted to know if I thought the majority of the breeding...

Country star Jason Aldean with a 10-point Texas whitetail!

Jason Aldean’s Downtime Includes Bow, Deer

Jason Aldean travels the country performing before thousands of fans, stays in fine hotels and has achieved a level of success he dreamed about years ago while playing in small venues and college bars in central Georgia. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor But when autumn rolls around, Aldean finds himself yearning for the...

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The Season: Flashback 20 Years For Deer Gear!

Twenty years drags like a lead-filled wheelbarrow for youngsters looking to the future and seems to fly by for those of us with jobs, mortgages and life in general. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor So when I stumbled across the 1992 “Deer Hunters Equipment Annual” produced by Deer & Deer Hunting a few...

Arrows for whitetail deer hunting

Heart Attack Arrows Are Back

Deer & Deer Hunting is proud to announce we have again partnered with Dick’s  Sporting Goods and Carbon Express to offer an exclusive deal on Heart Attack arrows. Available in two sizes, Heart Attack arrows feature 2-inch Raptor vanes and a straightness of +/-.006. The Heart Attack 250 is 8.5 grains per inch and...

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Doe’s Defense Might Kill Its Fawn

Although a doe’s decoying tactics work to save many fawns, it is easy to understand why their decoying habits are also the reason many fawns are killed by predators. By Charles Alsheimer Quietly, I inched my way along a narrow brush-choked roadway that led to one of our farm’s food plots. When I was...

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How Venison Spoils

The key to obtaining top-quality venison starts the very moment you pull the trigger or release an arrow. By Dr. Phillip Bishop The first deer I ever took with a bow and arrow was shot just before dark. I was shooting a fiberglass recurve in those days because compounds were an expensive new development...

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Up Close with Lee & Tiffany

A common misconception about Lee & Tiffany Lakosky is they were born into deer hunting royalty. This is simply not true. Like many of the high-profile deer hunters who came before him, Lee Lakosky had to learn how to hunt deer on his own. That involved a lot of trial and error. “I got...