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New Deer Biologist Hired, is Eager to Get Started

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has a new deer biologist and a new mammalogist. Joe Caudell, the deer biologist, joins the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife from Murray State University in Kentucky, where he had served as assistant professor of wildlife since 2013. He also has served as an adjunct professor in...

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Effective Distances for Crossbow Deer Hunters

Debate is rampant about crossbows and distances for deer hunting despite the ample opportunity for hunters to use targets, specific ranges and crossbows to figure out what’s what. Of course, personal ethics also dictate how far bowhunters will shoot whether it’s with a traditional bow, compound bow or crossbow. That personal ethic along with...

Robinson Outdoors Responds to Jury’s Verdict in Court Case

ScentLok Technologies won a jury verdict in federal court against Robinson Outdoor Products for its advertising of ScentBlocker Trinity scent control products. ScentLok asserted that Robinson made false advertising claims through a national campaign. Robinson Outdoor products has responded. Here is the press release: To our Friends, Customers, ProStaff, Retail Partners and Fellow Hunters: As...

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Hot Gear: Make Great Small Plots Faster, Easier

Improving the habitat of your land lends itself to improving the number and quality of your deer in hunting season. Successfully doing so; however, isn’t quite so easy. In fact, planting food plots effectively can be a lot of work. Having the right equipment is essential in managing the habitat on your land. In...

Welsh Rarebit Venison Burgers offer some great flavors. (Photo: FoodforHunters.blogspot.com)

5 Ways to Make Your Best Venison Burgers Even Better

As much as I enjoy tasty and well-prepared deer meat, one of the saddest things is to see is an overcooked burger with a sad piece of non-melted processed “cheese” on a cold bun. Where’s that sad trombone? Wamp wamp waaaaahhhhh … Venison is delicious and needs little in the way of flavor other...

Wildlife Research Special Golden Estrous

D+DH Innovation Zone: Wildlife Research Center

The Deer & Deer Hunting team always seeks the best deer hunting gear and with the D+DH Innovation Zone you’ll find exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Paul Marion of Wildlife Research Center talks about the great Special Golden Estrous and how it helps hunters. After a quarter century of...

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Hot Gear: Find Your Deer with Updated Omni-Brite Lighted Nocks

Two years after introducing its revolutionary Omni-Brite lighted nock system for crossbow arrows, industry leader, TenPoint Crossbow Technologies, has introduced a substantially improved version called the Omni-Brite 2.0. The new three-piece Omni-Brite 2.0 Lighted Nock System consists of a redesigned Nock Receiver with built-in locking clips, an impact activated LED lite stick, and a...

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ScentLok Wins Lawsuit in Federal Court

On May 19, 2016, a seven member jury in Michigan found Robinson Outdoor Products, the manufacturer of ScentBlocker®, liable for making false advertising statements about its Trinity™ hunting apparel. The jury found that Robinson’s false advertising was willful. “Today’s announcement was a victory for our hunting community,” said Pat Hylant Jr., President and CEO...

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Hot Gear: Awesome Cool Design on New Bow Release

Scott Archery, the world’s foremost manufacturer of mechanical release aids for archery, is now offering its most hunter-friendly design ever: The new Freedom XT release. By coupling Scott’s legendary trigger system with a new strap concept, the Freedom XT offers a silky-smooth, zero-torque shooting experience with the freedom to have your release mechanism in reach...

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Happy 145th Anniversary National Rifle Association!

Ah yes! Celebrate with me won’t you the glowing perfection of this phenomenal one of a kind, unprecedented, uniquely American we the people experiment in self-government in the good old US of A! Say it loud and proud; “Glory Glory Hallelujah and God bless America and the mighty National Rifle Association!” By Ted Nugent...