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3 Steps for Cleaning Muzzleloaders

Top 3 Steps for Cleaning Muzzleloaders

Muzzleloaders have their own set of nuances when it comes to proper cleaning practices to be ready for deer hunting season. Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt walks us through three important steps for keeping those muzzleloaders in first-rate condition.
Public Land Deer Hunting Tips

3 Valuable Public Land Deer Hunting Tips

Deer hunting on public land can be a huge challenge due to the amount of human activity out there. These three proven deer hunting tips from Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt will help you beat that pressure and be more successful on public hunting land.
Compound Bow Setup and Tuning Tips

Proven Compound Bow Setup and Tuning Tips

Setting up and tuning a compound bow correctly will greatly improve its accuracy, hunting penetration and reliability. The process can be intimidating, but can be accomplished with the help of a professional bow technician, or on your own. D&DH Editor Gordy Krahn's new Mathews Triax is outfitted and we get a...

Tips for Shed Hunting and Food Plot Preparation

Springtime Tips for Shed Hunting and Food Plot Preparation

Spring into action with a few tips for shed hunting season, since there's plenty of time to find those antler treasures while scouting your deer hunting land. Second, food plot preparation is right around the corner and knowing the soil conditions and plant types will help your food plot success.
Bow Shooting Tips

Bow Shooting Tips: Sitting Vs. Standing

It's a question that often comes up in bow shooting conversations: should you shoot sitting or standing from a treestand? The D&DH editors offer a bunch of solid insight on this old bow hunting dilemma. Plus, we get a quick look at Easton's new throwback camo arrows.
Hinge Cut Deer Bedding Areas

How to Create Hinge-Cut Deer Bedding Areas

Hinge-cutting trees is a great way to improve your deer habitat by simultaneously creating protective bedding cover and more available browse. There are many variables to account for, so here are some tips for safe and effective hinge-cutting.
Turkey hunting: Deer Talk Now

Turkey Hunting: Tips for Hung-Up Gobblers

We interrupt this episode of Deer Talk Now to bring you ... what else ... Turkey Talk Now! Tis the season for taking a break from the whitetails and chasing big gobblers. Gordy Krahn provides some expert turkey hunting tips. In our Product of the Day, Dan Schmidt takes a look...

Macro vs Micro Deer Research and Management

Macro vs. Micro Deer Management: Deer Camp Conversation

There's a big difference between deer research and management on a large – macro – level like an entire state, as compared to small, micro levels on individual properties. The two often get mixed up. That's the topic of Part 3 of 3 of a deer camp conversation between DDH contributor...