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Captive deer would have been reclassified as livestock under a bill that was vetoed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. Missouri's legislature failed to override the veto by one vote.

Veto Override Fails to Reclassify Captive Deer as Livestock

A monstrous battle that included legislators ganging up (nothing new, eh) while opponents and proponents slugged it out has ended up with a failed effort by one vote to reclassify captive deer as livestock and give a state agricultural agency control over deer farms. According to the Associated Press in this story, Missouri lawmakers came...

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Find Out When You Should Be Chasing the Biggest Bucks

With the rut fast approaching for much of the country, Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine is the source for all the information hunters need to take full advantage of the season. In this month’s issue, Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine calls on expert hunting writer and photographer Charles Alsheimer to share his annual predictions on what the season...

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Deer Hunter Attacked, Bitten by Rampaging Bear

A bowhunter on the search for a deer got more than he bargained for during a rest stop when a rampaging bear charged and attacked. The shocked bowhunter reacted by quickly grabbing his bow to fight off the snarling bruin. But he knew he wouldn’t have time to get off a shot, so he started...

Mark Drury of Drury Outdoors killed this magnificent 197-inch mule deer while hunting with 3 Rivers Adventures in Alberta, Canada. Drury was using a PSE Dream Season SP and Rage Xtreme 2.3 on the hunt. (Photo: Drury Outdoors)

Drury Starts His Deer Season with a Monster!

Wow! What a way to start the deer season and with a bow in hand, too! With a report on their Drury Outdoors website, Mark Drury revealed that he has killed his biggest deer ever — mule deer or whitetail — with his astounding 197-inch mule deer he shot in Canada. Drury was hunting...

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Modern Hunter Returns With Best Tips, Tactics and Gear

The second annual issue of Modern Hunter, which hits shelves this month, caters to the wide and varied outdoor interests of today’s hunters with articles and product recommendations from the industry’s top outdoor writers and photographers. Designed to inform and entertain the new generation of hunters, Modern Hunter encompasses the wide and varied hunting landscape, including bowhunting,...

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Hunting Heritage Not Being Ignored by Sportsmen

Hunting is a rich American tradition often passed down from generation to generation, and a recent survey by HunterSurvey.com reveals that passing that hunting heritage along to younger people is still alive and well with nearly 46 percent of surveyed sportsmen having taken at least one child hunting in the past year. The common...

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Will This State’s Game Wardens be Watching Hunters with Drones?

Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as drones, aren’t just some new thing. They’re here, they’re getting more popular with the public and law enforcement agencies, and now some state officials are trying to figure out ways to use them. That includes state conservation departments and wildlife agencies. At least one state governor has created...

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No Medal for This Olympic Bonehead Deer Decision

Sometimes you just shake your head after hearing about something crazy or reading a report that makes you truly wonder what someone was thinking. That’s what’s you may do after seeing this. A U.S. Olympic wrestler was cited by Colorado officials after they were called because he was stalking a deer in a car...

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Secrets of the Motivated Bowhunter on DDH TV

Deer & Deer Hunting TV looks to dissect the mind of a bowhunter and what motivates them to pursue deer year after year on this week’s all-new episode, airing Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports. Every hunter has a story of their first time and the reasons that brought them out to the...

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Biologists Find ‘Unprecedented’ Level of CWD in Deer Farm

Biological research officials from multiple agencies have confirmed at least seven captive whitetail deer on one northeast farm were infected with chronic wasting disease, heightening concerns about the potential spread of the fatal disease. The seven deer were identified earlier this year on a farm in Pennsylvania as having the disease, which is fatal. Deer cannot be...