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Stay updated on the latest news going on in the whitetail world! From jaw-dropping record bucks, news from state agencies and organizations and weird happenings with deer and deer hunters, the D&DH team stays on top of all things deer.

DDH TV co-host Mark Kayser and a western mule deer buck he toppled testing the new Hornady ELD-X bullet. (Photo copyright Mark Kayser)

Essential Gear for Hunting Western Whitetails

Unlike many Eastern whitetail hunts, where you are only a few minutes from your parked truck, when hunting the expansive West you must ensure you have everything you need for a day in the field. Here are some of the gear items that get put to use for my hunting trips for whitetail deer,...

Mark Kayser celebrates after a super Wyoming hunt for this great buck.

Eastern Tactics for Hunting Western Whitetails

With large cities strung up and down the East Coast and some of the highest whitetail hunter densities per capita, there’s no debate where the most savvy whitetail hunters hang their hats. These hunters grew up with whitetails, honed their skills at deer hunting camps and devised tactics and strategies that have served them...

Pat and Nicole Reeve manage their property, scout, and hunt together because they love the outdoors and interacting with deer and other wildlife.

Successful Calling Tips for Dominant Whitetail Bucks

It was a cool afternoon and the deer were already on the move as I climbed into one of my favorite tree stands. Shortly after settling in, I noticed movement at the edge of the woodlot. A good buck was coming my way. My heart raced as the buck continued to approach. I carefully...

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Auction for Custom Remingtons to Celebrate Anniversary

James D Julia auctioneers will host a live auction Oct. 6 for a chance to own the rare collection of Remington Custom Bicentennial firearms. This auction is an opportunity 200 years in the making. The live auction will be the only chance left to own these rare firearms. There never will be another opportunity to purchase...

Changing tactics for hunting big bucks in the wind is a must.

How Wind Affects Deer Movement and Your Hunting

The buck drank deeply from the throat of the icy river, quenching his thirst caused by heavy rutting activity. For a moment, the deer had no inkling I was a mere 10 yards away, safely perched in an old ash 20 feet off the ground. Without warning, the cursed wind ruined it all. A...

When you're through hunting, it's best to uncock your crossbow.

Making the Move from Rifle to Crossbow

Fate’s whimsy introduced me to the crossbow. Last November I was a guest at the Hixon Land and Cattle Ranch near Catulla, Texas, invited by Steve Hall, Hunter Education Coordinator for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, to participate in the 2015 IHEA-USA Heritage Hunt. Shooting a crossbow was one of the activities at...

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Popular Movie Character Still Firing Hoyt Bow

Hunters and 3D or target shooters keenly watch movies for accuracy and brands, and the interest in the latest big screen show from Marvel Studios is no exception. In Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers character Hawkeye returns to the group with a GameMaster II bow used to fling arrows at the villains. “In the...

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Elevation Can Be Critical for Better Predator Hunting

The ridge top lay only 20 yards above after my stiff climb to reach it. I quickly lurched over the last few yards, topping out to kneel and suck in a lung full of much-needed air. The expansive view was exactly what I’d hoped for — a big canyon running far downhill. It was the...

Being happy with your hunting plan is a key element to success, along with modifying it as things change for the good or bad. Studying your plan each year is important.

D&DH, Sportsrocket Partner on New Web Destination: Deerhunter.TV

IOLA, Wis., and NEW YORK — Sportsrocket, the first video platform designed uniquely for sports, and Deer & Deer Hunting, America’s First and Foremost Whitetail Hunting Source, have partnered to launch Deerhunter.TV. This new online video destination will feature premium whitetail deer hunting and outdoors video content, in addition to live-streaming of hunts directly...