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The combination of bow, arrow, broadhead, nock, sight and practice help put this fat doe on the ground to get the season started right! (Photo: Dan Schmidt/DDH)

New Rage Broadhead, Nock Live Up to Their Billing

Opening weekend of archery season is in the books here in Wisconsin, and let me be the first to report it was another stellar kickoff for bowhunters here in the central part of the state. I punched my first doe tag last night on a plump nanny that ventured within 25 yards of my...

Under Armour Ridge Reaper Barren

Exclusive ‘No Background’ Camo Pattern Makes its Debut

Under Armour has launched its highly anticipated camouflage pattern, the Under Armour Ridge Reaper Barren Series, which features a “no background” pattern technology to help hunters achieve greater concealment. This innovative and exclusive camo pattern will be featured in the brand’s new, elevated hunting product collection built for and inspired by western big game hunting. The...

Venison Loin

Deer Hunters can Help Food Banks Fight Hunger

  September is “Hunger Action Month” and The Sporting Chef, Scott Leysath, renowned chef for anything with fins, feathers or fur, provides steps to offer support to those one in six Americans who struggle with hunger every day. Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of...

Drew Musso of Alabama with his South Dakota buck

Surprise Buck Turns Out to be Young Hunter’s Big One

I first met Drew Musso a few years ago here in Alabama on a dove hunt, and he recently emailed with a tale about his big deer hunting trip last season. Drew was a crack shot in the dove field and a fine young man, and there’s no doubt his shooting skills haven’t diminished...

Captive deer would have been reclassified as livestock under a bill that was vetoed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. Missouri's legislature failed to override the veto by one vote.

Veto Override Fails to Reclassify Captive Deer as Livestock

A monstrous battle that included legislators ganging up (nothing new, eh) while opponents and proponents slugged it out has ended up with a failed effort by one vote to reclassify captive deer as livestock and give a state agricultural agency control over deer farms. According to the Associated Press in this story, Missouri lawmakers came...

Deer Cane Apple

Minerals, Apple Flavor … What Else Could Deer Want?

Thinking about minerals or camera sites in some location you don’t hunt or plan to be around much this autumn? While hunting seasons are coming in, some hunters may still be running cameras for deer info. Whether it’s just for numbers-info purposes or possibly a trail crossing or future stand site, getting bucks and...

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With a Borrowed Camera, Pat Reeve Launched a Career

Widely regarded as two of the most knowledgeable bowhunters in the industry, Pat and Nicole Reeve are well-versed in the art of deer hunting and now they’re sharing their expertise with a new audience in a new book. Trophy Whitetails with Pat and Nicole Reeve offers fans of Driven TV and hunters around the country the chance to learn more...

Black Bear

Deer Hunter Attacked, Bitten by Rampaging Bear

A bowhunter on the search for a deer got more than he bargained for during a rest stop when a rampaging bear charged and attacked. The shocked bowhunter reacted by quickly grabbing his bow to fight off the snarling bruin. But he knew he wouldn’t have time to get off a shot, so he started...