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Declining numbers of mule deer have organizations, state agencies and hunters concerned about future population growth.

Help Provided for Big Game Permit Application Process

Looking to hunt in Colorado this year but not sure where to begin? No problem. Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Managers will help decode the hunt codes at a big game application workshop in Colorado Springs. “The application process may seem a little confusing, especially if it’s your first time, but we’ll walk...

Small Buck

Pay $2,000, Face Jail Time for Shooting a 4-Point?

How would you like to face the possibility of losing your deer hunting opportunities for more than three years or five years and paying thousands of dollars in penalties for shooting a buck that was previously legal and, in fact, is legal to hunters over most of the state? By Richard P. Smith  That’s...

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You’ll Scream for More of this Venison Burrito Supreme

Venison always adds a unique flavor to your dishes, especially if you avoid drenching it in marinade or soaking it for days in ice water to “remove the gamey taste.” We don’t soak beef or pork roasts for days in ice water. Perhaps the “it tastes gamey” crowd is just accustomed to bland grocery...

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Five Great Deer Hunting Tips to Get Completed Now

Deer season is over, with maybe the exception of a late urban hunt somewhere, and most hunters I know are either thinking about turkeys, fishing, their kids’ spring sports or they’re making plans for work at camp. Ah, the work never ends. Right? Well, it doesn’t. Or, it shouldn’t. Let your yard go for...

Hunter Nicole McClain gives her 5 tips for a stress free hunt

Nicole McClain: 5 Easy Tips for a Stress-free Hunt

1. Leave the un-necessities at camp Do you really need to take your gut hook and gloves \to your treestand or hunting blind? Do you need two doe bleats and two buck calls? I’m a person who makes sure the bases of planning are covered, like taking a headlamp and a mini-light, but I...

Montana deer

What State is Limiting or Eliminating Antlerless Deer Licenses?

Deer management plans sometimes call for drastic measures, and sometimes that includes putting the kibosh on some of the hunting opportunities for the public. Management isn’t always easy, nor is it always fun. It’s work. Sometimes it means making tough choices. Montana’s Fish & Wildlife Commissioners recently adopted a number of new regulations that...

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February Deer Hunting Could Expand, Based on Data and Biology

Alabama deer hunters watched in dismay for years as counterparts in northwest Florida and southeast Mississippi hunted into February during the peak of the rut. The season always ended Jan. 31 in Alabama, no matter what. No zones, no extension into February despite hunters’ proclaiming they were seeing chasing and breeding activity well into...

Billy Demong of New York is a member of the U.S. Ski Team and competes in the Nordic Combined, and is a passionate hunter.

Billy Demong: Olympic Gold Medalist and He Loves to Hunt

  Billy Demong grew up in New York, not terribly far from Lake Placid, and now resides in Utah where he trains as a member of the U.S. Ski Team as part of the Nordic combined squad competing in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Demong won the gold...