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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...

Monster velvet buck reportedly killed in Minnesota and it's a freak!

Gigantic Velvet Buck is a Jaw-Dropping Stunner

Big buck reports are rolling in from all parts of the country as deer seasons open, and we’re starting to see some magnificent deer that make our jaws drop! This one is definitely in that category. We’re still trying to find out more information about the hunter and the buck. Internet chatter and social...

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Centerfire Rifles Proposed in What State for Deer?

For years, deer hunters in some states have been required to use archery equipment, slug guns or muzzleloaders because state officials deemed centerfire rifles a problem and prohibited them. The potential distance of a centerfire rifle bullet was cause for concern yet, in more populated Southeast states the rifles were the accepted hunting weapon....

Ted Nugent Nebraska bow doe

Our Beloved Magical Hunting Season is Here, Right Now

Greetings once again my deeranddeerhunting.com NugeBlog BloodBrothers. Oh my but has the old guitar player been a very busy, busy elder bowhunter this past week. Much outrageous excitement has transpired since we last met here at this electronic campfire, and I have the backstraps to prove it! By Ted Nugent I am once again...

The Deer & Deer Hunting crew is ready for action. Will the deer cooperate? (photo by Dan Schmidt)

Getting Ready to Bowhunt Big Bucks in North Dakota

Hunting a super early archery season like North Dakota’s requires lots of patience, not only in the field but when you’re in camp. You see, most outfitters like Chris Jorde (www.heartjoutfitters.com) realize that you only get a very small window in which to get the drop on a big, mature buck. For that reason...

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...