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Join Deer Talk Now weekly or view the Deer Talk Now archives anytime for a variety of topics from our great guests including deer hunting, bow hunting and archery, deer season preparations, food plots, natural brows, deer habitat, how to use deer scents, Deer & Deer Hunting staff hunting trips, Deer & Deer Hunting television, bow hunting, rifle hunting, slug guns, traditional archery, best hunting bows and more! We also feature some of the top companies in the business including Mathews, Carbon Express, NutraDeer, Whitetail Institute of North America, PSE, Trophy Ridge, Mossberg, Smith & Wesson and others well-known in the hunting community.

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Deer Talk Now: We’re Celebrating With Your Hunting Questions!

Wooohoo! Deer Talk Now, sponsored by Federal Premium Ammo, is celebrating its 100th episode and we’re throwing the big par-tay with your fantastic questions about deer hunting! When Deer Talk Now was first conceived three years ago, the format was pretty basic: Have expert deer hunters, land managers, biologists, company representatives and others visit...

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Deer Talk Now: Trimming Shooting Lanes, Bows and More!

Summer brings out some great questions from our DDH fans and we’re happy to oblige with answers on Deer Talk Now. Join hosts Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks on this episode as they talk about trimming bow shooting lanes, target practice with your rifles and zeroing scopes, trail cameras, which bows are great for...

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Deer Talk Now: Best Tips for Mineral Sites, Big Bucks and More

Longtime big buck hunter and Real Deal Mineral founder Matt Serwa capitalized on patience and persistence during the 2013-14 hunting season with a gorgeous gagger buck that scored more than 200 inches! Wow! Join Deer Talk Now this week as Serwa pays a visit to the DTN studios to discuss his summer mineral and...

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Deer Talk Now: Your Hunting Season Questions Answered!

Are you getting ready for deer hunting season? If so, we’re answering your questions on Deer Talk Now about stands, bows, strategy, food plots and more! Join Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks for the show where they take your questions and then lend years of insight and experience along with some new product information....

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Great Tips to Shoot Your Bow Better, Kill More Deer

Do you shoot your bow well? Do you hit targets where you want, group them well, have consistent accuracy and confidence at longer distances? If not, then it’s time to dial it up a notch. Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks offer some of their top tips for bowhunting, improving your shooting skills and how...

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Deer Talk Now: Secrets of a Veteran Big Buck Hunter

What are your strategies for helping, scouting and hunting big bucks? Are your food plots the best they can be? Are you willing to not fill a buck tag for the season to let a younger deer walk? Veteran big buck hunter and habitat specialist Don Higgins joins Deer Talk Now hosts Brad Rucks...

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Deer Talk: Charles Alsheimer’s Tips for Best Deer Nutrition

Charles Alsheimer has about four decades of hunting and research experience revolving around the great white-tailed deer we love to hunt and study. He’s seen them do crazy things, act normal, grow from fawns to old bucks and does, and has great knowledge about their habitats and biology. Check out this episode of Deer...

Steve Bartylla has several great tips for reducing odor and laying a scent trail when he's pursuing big bucks.

Deer Talk Now: Bartylla Secrets for Deer Hunting Success

Veteran hunter Steve Bartylla loves being in a treestand with his bow in hand, but in summer he’s preparing for opening day of deer season! Check out some of the ideas this big buck hunter has for improving your success this year. PHOTO SURVEYS ARE CRITICAL FOR YOUR SCOUTING, PLANNING AND HUNTING! GET THE...

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Deer Talk Now: Hit the Bull’s Eye With Your Bowhunting Practice

Bowhunting requires skills that can only be developed to their fullest with good practice routines that incorporate some concentration and determination. But that doesn’t mean your routine has to be boring. Adding some fun to the practice session helps anyone have a better time and you’re getting better, too. Check out the latest episode...