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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.

Few Season Changes in Store for Popular Deer Hunting State

Changes in the bag limit for white-tailed deer and formal approval of a specific firearm category were among the regulations approved for the upcoming season. The Ohio Wildlife Council met April 12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and approved the 2017-18 hunting and trapping seasons. White-tailed deer hunting changes include modifications...

Archery Industry Mourns Death of Andy Simo

Legendary archery pioneer Andy Simo, founder of New Archery Products, died May 18. He was 79. Simo, as a founder of modern archery, stands shoulder to shoulder with such names as Fred Bear, Ben Pearson and Doug Easton. Simo was inducted into the Archery Hall of Fame in 1999 for his monumental contributions to the...

The Best Ways to Introduce Kids to Firearms

Everyone has seen the family in which some shoot and hunt, and others couldn’t care less. Much of this is inherent in individual personalities. You can fight it, but rarely beat it. So approach introducing Jacob and Jennifer to firearms with enthusiasm and joy mixed with respect both for the responsibilities firearms demand and...

The Best Tips for Scent Control and Tree Stand Placement

Ever wonder how some successful hunters seem to find the perfect location for a treestand or blind and always see or kill deer? It’s not just luck. Smart hunters know how to study the terrain, wind conditions and deer movements, and then plan accordingly. They’re also careful about scent control, which has a specific...

Yeti Speeds Into Backstretch with NASCAR Partnership

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR, NASCAR Team Properties and YETI announced during the NASCAR Fuel For Business Council meetings multi-year agreements to introduce the YETI brand as the “Official Outdoor Partner of NASCAR.” Each of YETI’s iconic products fall within the outdoor category, including premium stainless steel drinkware, premium coolers, and premium soft-side coolers. NASCAR Team Properties and YETI have developed a variety of NASCAR and team licensed product, the first line...

In The Eye of the Beholder

On the knotty pine wall of my Northern Michigan family hunting cabin is my favorite big game trophy of alltimes. It was my very first hard-earned Michigan big timber, public ground, National Forest, North-woods whitetail buck that I killed on a soul stirring, opening morning November 15, 1969. Gather round the Uncle Ted hunting...

Treestand Safety Foundation Gets Boost from Summit, TMA

Tree Stand Safety Awareness Foundation is pleased to announce that the Treestand Manufacturers Association (TMA) and Summit Treestands have become Charter Partners with TSSA Foundation. TMA and Summit presented checks of $2,000 and $5,000 respectively at the 2017 TMA Annual Meeting held at Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, Mo. Dr. Glen Mayhew, President TSSA...

The Long and Short of Choosing the Right Deer Hunting Arrows

I’m always interested in why archers choose certain accessories, or why they set up gear in a particular way. Many provide reasoned answers, offering well thought out explanations and the advantages perceived. More interesting, many archers have no idea why they chose a particular accessory or set up equipment a certain way. Many of...