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Rage Broadheads Terry and Mark Drury

GRAPHIC: Watch Some of The Most Amazing Broadhead Bloodtrails

If you’re a diehard deer hunter you love amazing bloodtrails and no doubt about how to find your big buck after putting a broadhead through the wheelhouse. Rage expandable broadheads have gained acclaim for putting massive entry and exit wounds in deer, which helps hunters find their prized buck or doe. Rage expandables also...

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How Not to Become a Treestand Hunting Statistic This Season

Talk with any bow hunter older than 40 or 50 and ask about safety harnesses, climbing trees in the “olden days” and whether they ever had an accident or close call that made their liver quiver. Chances are good you’ll get an affirmative. Hunters a smidge older than 50ish kind of shake their heads...

whitetail deer management

The Problem With Scientific Deer Management

Despite his efforts to educate the public on sound deer management, Aldo Leopold realized the lessons learned from wars between nations apply to those waged over natural resources. By Marybeth Lorbiecki In September 1939, Germany invaded Poland. During the dark months of the next 2½ years, Europe exploded with tanks, bombs and guns. The...

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FLASH: Save Bucks for Your Bucks and Stay Cool

Engel DeepBlue roto-molded coolers are designed to provide long-lasting insulation to keep your food, beverages and deer meat colder when you’re heading to camp or back home after a successful hunt. These super coolers are engineered with seamless polyethylene and have a full two inches of dense polyurethane foam injected into the top, bottom and sizes....

Dan Schmidt Deer from Wyoming Bowhunt

Ten Tried and True Bowhunting Products

Our editor-in-chief goes through his bowhunting gear, piece by piece, and explains why he thinks these 10 items are among the best new bowhunting products for whitetail hunters. By Daniel E. Schmidt Not unlike white-tailed deer, we bowhunters are creatures of habit. We find the best new bowhunting products, and we stick with them...

Hart J Outfitters Dakota

Deer Talk Now: Tips for Bowhunting Early Season Whitetails

Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt interviews expert guide Chris Jorde on tips and tactics for bowhunting whitetails in the early season for the latest episode of Deer Talk Now, on the road in North Dakota. Jorde is the owner of Hart J Outfitters near Towner and offers hunters great opportunities for bucks throughout...

Deer Stuck in Fence

VIDEO: Amazing Deer Rescue Near Busy Highway

Somehow a young deer made its way along a busy 6-lane highway but then became stuck in a fence and bleated for its life while drivers sped by. One family and then some other folks stopped to lend a hand before law enforcement officials could arrive to assist. The deer bleated and screamed as...

Wildlife restoration and excise tax revenue aid programs assist wildlife and hunters.

Don’t Be Afraid of Grunting for Your Bucks

Mature whitetail bucks can be frustratingly elusive because of their stealth and unpredictability during much of the hunting season. Fortunately during the rut, many bucks slip out of that mold and shift to a bold and boisterous attitude. They will even announce their presence with a variety of vocalizations. The growl is one of...

Steve Bartylla has several great tips for land and whitetail management he'll share on Deer & Deer Hunting TV.

Great Tips About How to Lease Your Own Hunting Property

If you’ve ever considered leasing your own property for hunting, this week’s all-new Deer & Deer Hunting TV is must-watch television. Airing this Sunday on NBC Sports, the latest Deer & Deer Hunting TV will guide viewers through the ins and outs of finding, signing and managing leased ground. For viewers interested in leasing options, hunting expert Steve...

Holly Sherman is all smiles after recovering her first bow-buck earlier this week in central Wisconsin. (photo courtesy of Lon Sherman)

The Best Blood-Trailing Advice of All

The best blood trailing advice I could ever offer anyone was reaffirmed by my friend Lon yesterday when he was helping track a deer shot by his daughter-in-law. That advice is simple: Never, ever give up on a deer that you know you shot. By Daniel E. Schmidt Sounds simple enough, but I’ve seen...