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Discipline means practice, and practice needs to be serious but fun so you'll be on target during the season. Love it!

Say A Prayer for the Wildthings Like You Mean It

Okay, American deerhunters, brace thy-selves, for IT has arrived, by all realworld indicators, IT is upon us, The Time has come and we have liftoff! It is official — reasoning predators are up and at ‘em, moving and grooving, sneaking and stalking, practicing and honing, tweaking and adjusting, gearing up and finely tuning and...

The Super Hot Ma-Mah call helped Dan Schmidt bring in this fine buck!

The Best Deer Call That Does It All

Whether you’re hunting for a trophy buck or merely to fill the freezer FAST, there’s no better way than to take matters into your own hands with an aggressive hunting approach. Deer & Deer Hunting’s editor-in-chief explains why he prefers doe bleats — especially early in the hunting season. By Daniel E. Schmidt There...

Jerry Peterson has pursued deer, predators and turkeys for decades yet always learns something when he goes in the woods.

Deer Talk Now: How to Fill Your Tag During Opening Week

Have you ever grunted at a buck or doe, tried to snort-wheeze, maybe given a little “whoossshhhh” to some deer standing in a field or even tried a fawn bleat? If you’re a deer hunter, you probably have. We’re curious and want to see how deer react. It’s human nature. And those deer usually...

Gordy Krahn is the new editor of Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine.

Gordy Krahn New Editor with Deer & Deer Hunting

F+W, A Content + eCommerce Company, is proud to announce the addition of Gordy Krahn to the editorial staff of Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine. Krahn will serve as editor of the magazine alongside Dan Schmidt, F+W Outdoors Content Director and Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief. Krahn, who has been in the outdoor publishing industry...

Vest-style harness systems are popular today because the straps are enclosed, the vest is easy to wear and they fit under shirts or jackets.

Do You Really Want to Die While Deer Hunting?

The stories about deer hunters falling from treestands and sustaining severe injuries or dying usually are the ones we hear about in the news media or at outdoors shows. During my newspaper writing career I wrote several of these stories. I hated it. I knew there was a family involved that might be reliving...

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

Take the Mystery Out of Your Deer Hunting Strategy

Products designed to fool white-tailed deer saturate today’s hunting market, but finding the best available method for increasing your success this season doesn’t have to be a mystery. On this week’s all-new Deer & Deer Hunting TV, hunting experts Tom Miranda and Steve Bartylla are on hand to discuss their preferred strategies to trick an...

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Revealed: Fred Bear’s Best Quote Ever

The legendary Fred Bear is an icon not just to bowhunters but also hunters everywhere for his straightforward approach, woodsmanship skills and insights on the great outdoors pursuits we love and cherish. Whether he was stalking deer in his home state of Michigan or bears somewhere in the mountains, Bear always appreciated what he...

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Quality Deer Management Includes Surveys with Best Game Cameras

Have you begun your off-season quality deer management surveys to keep tabs on whitetail deer, turkeys, predators and what’s happening before hunting season arrives? If not, now is definitely the time to start making some serious plans for mineral licks, camera sites and recon efforts. Habits and movement will change before the season or...