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DNR Plans Deer Hunts At Nature Preserves

In an effort to control deer populations impacting native plant communities, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, in conjunction with the ODNR Division of Parks, will again coordinate special gun and archery deer hunts at seven state nature preserves across the state. High quality...

Sight In Your Rifle Scope For More Success

My wife asked recently why we have four trash bags full of plastic milk jugs piled up in a corner of our garage, instead of putting them in the recycling bin with the other stuff accumulated each week in our household. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor Because, I replied, when...

Nugent Kicks Off New “Deer Talk Now” Web Show

IOLA, Wis. – Longtime hunter, outspoken conservationist and legendary rock star Ted Nugent will be the first guest on Wednesday’s inaugural “Deer Talk Now,” a live talk show about whitetail deer from Deer & Deer Hunting. Nugent has hunted for more than 50 years throughout the United States and Canada for...

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Women-Only Event Planned for June

Women with an interest in learning a variety of outdoor skills may want to save the dates of June 1-3, 2012 and register for the Becoming An Outdoorswoman (BOW) workshop to be held at the Chimney Corners YMCA Camp in Becket, Mass. This weekend experience is designed for adult women, who...

How To Teach Kids Hunting

Want to create a lifelong hunter? Here are 21 tips to get you started on the road to success. by Tom Carpenter We live in a pivotal time for the sport of deer hunting. One of the biggest factors at play is the steady aging of the deer hunting community. According...

Better Hunter Education Classes Would Create More Hunters

Findings from a recent hunter education study conducted by Responsive Management suggest that fine-tuning current hunter education programs could bolster numbers of licensed hunters. “To capitalize on peak interest, state natural resource agencies should provide information on mentored hunting opportunities as well as maps of public hunting lands during hunter education...

How Venison Spoils

The key to obtaining top-quality venison starts the very moment you pull the trigger or release an arrow. By Dr. Phillip Bishop The first deer I ever took with a bow and arrow was shot just before dark. I was shooting a fiberglass recurve in those days because compounds were an...

Young Hunters, Shooters Influence Peers

The more familiar youth are with individuals their own age who hunt and target shoot, the more likely they will be to support and participate in these activities, according to a research study commissioned by the Hunting Heritage Trust and National Shooting Sports Foundation. This key finding was one of many...