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Get the latest news and information is on Deer Talk Now, featuring the editors and specials guests of Deer & Deer Hunting. Are you ready to talk about whitetail deer, the upcoming hunting seasons and scratching that off-season itch that’s driving you absolutely crazy?

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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: Tips for Creating a Mineral Site for Deer

Learn more about the best products to use for a deer mineral site, and how to make a mineral site on your hunting property with this informative episode of Deer Talk Now. Deer Talk Now host Dan Schmidt provides tips and tactics for creating a mineral site that whitetails will use throughout the spring,...

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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...

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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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Deer Talk Now: Tactics for Hunting Smaller Properties

Wide Open Wednesday is one of our most popular days on Deer Talk Now because that’s when you’re the star of the show. In this classic episode of Deer Talk Now, hosts Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks answer viewer questions that cover a wide range of hunting topics. For example, one viewer wants to...

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Deer Talk Now: Bartylla Secrets for Deer Hunting Success

If you’re thinking about deer season, leaves changing colors and putting a broadhead through a ribcage then you’re not alone at all. Thing is, deer season will be here before we know it. Seasons open in mid-summer in California and Florida, and then everything breaks loose in September. That’s just … oh, five or...

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Deer Talk Now: Have Anti-Hunters Written Our Game Laws?

He’s outspoken, passionate and never at a loss for words when it comes to defending hunting and hunting rights against any arguments that are uninformed, without fact or, to be honest, downright stupid. In our interview with firebrand rocker and diehard hunter Ted Nugent, we address several hot-button topics that always stir debate among...

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Deer Talk Now: Secrets to Kill More Deer-Eating Coyotes

If you have problems with coyotes doing a number on your deer population, part of a good management plan includes hunting them whenever possible. Year-round trapping is a super way for management, but hunting coyotes and other predators is fantastic in the off-season. It gives you more opportunity to learn about the property and...