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Speed Talk! Twenty Deer Hunting Questions Answered!

Deer Talk Now wanted your questions about deer and deer hunting, and the response was overwhelming with great ideas! In this latest episode of Deer Talk Now, the web’s only show dedicated to deer and deer hunting, you’ll hear hosts Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks discuss fawn percentages and antler growth, the best way...

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Keep Biting Flies, Skeeters at Bay With ThermaCell’s Shield

Few things in the outdoors world — hunting, camping, fishing — garner universal or near-universal praise, acclaim and downright joy in some instances. I’ve seen a lot of stuff over the years. Some has been great or good, and some has been junk. Even the most enthusiastic, wide-eyed, deep-pocketed and media-savvy company or businessman...

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QDMA Forms New Deer Group for Conservation Advocacy

Deer hunters, conservation organizations and hunting industry companies from across North America are rapidly uniting to form the National Deer Alliance (NDA) – a new organization created to serve as the unified voice of the modern deer hunter and guardian of North America’s wild deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage. While deer are...

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Take Your Ballistic Calculator to the Range, Deer Woods

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Ballistic Calculator mobile app available for the iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android devices. Modeled after the highly successful website-based program, the mobile app is a completely interactive tool you can take to...

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Hunting Threatened on Public Lands

The future of hunting is under attack! Hornady® Manufacturing urges firearms owners, hunters and sportsmen to call Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and demand she reject a petition filed by the HSUS that seeks to ban hunting with traditional ammunition on public lands. Call Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and tell her to reject the HSUS...

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Deer Talk Now: We’re Celebrating With Your Hunting Questions!

Wooohoo! Deer Talk Now, sponsored by Federal Premium Ammo, is celebrating its 100th episode and we’re throwing the big par-tay with your fantastic questions about deer hunting! When Deer Talk Now was first conceived three years ago, the format was pretty basic: Have expert deer hunters, land managers, biologists, company representatives and others visit...

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Deer Talk Now Reaches Milestone 100th Episode

Deer Talk Now, the web’s only show dedicated to whitetail deer hunting, management and education, will air its milestone 100th episode this Wednesday at 12 p.m. CT on Deer & Deer Hunting.com. Deer Talk Now, which premiered in May 2012 with Ted Nugent as the first guest, airs weekly and covers everything and anything related to deer...

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Triple-A Advice for Aiming Your Bow

Proper archery aiming actually requires several steps: Align, acquire, aim. By Patrick Meitin Ask most bowhunters how many steps are involved in aiming and they’ll normally say something like, “One. Put the pin on a target and release.” This simplistic approach to aiming with sights — in some respects, while aiming instinctively with traditional gear...

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State Park Deer Hunts Spur Revitalization

Despite the outcry from some about wildlife agencies offering regulated deer hunts in state parks, and most of those with the outcry don’t understand anything about wildlife or biology, it’s been proven time and again that reducing the impact from overpopulated deer is beneficial. How? Not only by improving the health of the deer...

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Despite Reductions, Antlerless Opportunities Still Available

Taking advantage of seasons or special hunts for antlerless deer is a great way to get in some additional hunting, even in another state, and put a few more backstraps in your freezer. The application period for antlerless deer licenses is now open through Aug. 15, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources....