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Deer Talk Now: Bowhunting Shot Placement is a Game of Angles

When you’re deer hunting and have a big buck or doe within range, your best shot placement on the deer depends on the angle that deer is standing when you release the arrow. Makes sense, right? A broadside or slightly quartering-away shot is what most bowhunters look for. A severe quartering-to or quartering-away is...

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Deer Talk Now: The REAL Top 10 List of Best Deer Hunting States

When it comes to discussing the best and worst states for deer hunting, don’t rely on anecdotes and coffee shop chatter when you can get the facts on deer and deer hunting in the United States! From North to South, Dan Schmidt reveals the Top 10-plus deer hunting states and explains why they’re that strong...

Planting fruit trees or opening the canopy for existing mast-bearing trees is a great way to help deer and wildlife.

Deer Talk Now: How to Plant Fruit Trees for Deer

Deer Talk Now returns with all new and shorter episodes but still packed with great information about deer hunting, strategies, the best deer gear, habitat management and other topics you want to hear about. This episode with host Dan Schmidt is pretty rock solid and gives you a great series of tips to get...

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A Vietnam Vet’s Plea to Ted Nugent

Diehard deer hunter and veteran rocker Ted Nugent just had double knee-replacement surgery, but that didn’t stop him from granting an exclusive interview to our D&DH Deer Talk Now team. Watch Nugent’s exclusive interview now, and hear what he said to a Vietnam veteran who called him out in a letter.   Get Your...

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Outdoors Industry Secrets Revealed on Deer Talk Now

Randy Birdsong has hunted throughout the country and is co-host of the popular HeadHunters television show. He’s been in some top locations for big bucks. When his feet were put to the fire on Deer Talk Now, Birdsong picked a Midwest big buck state as his favorite. Birdsong also discussed how he got into...

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Deer Talk Now: When Do I Use A Deer Call?

Do you know when to use a doe bleat if a buck’s nearby? What about freshening scrapes? Have you ever hunted all day long and if not, do you know how tiring it is? Answers to these and other questions from Dan Schmidt and Brian Lovett on this episode of Deer Talk Now!