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Ted and his father, Warren Henry Nugent

Lucky Me! Intoxicating Deerhunting Memories!

It was a magic time in this brave new world, and all of America was still very much high on celebrating our clear and present World War II victory of good over evil, and the Nugent tribe was living it to the max on the not so mean streets of Detroit, Michigan. By Ted...

Sneaking within range of feral hogs is tricky if you're not aware of the wind direction, because they have great noses.

WATCH: Fun Hog Hunt Helps with Deer Management

Come along for an exciting over-the-shoulder Horton crossbow hunt for nuisance feral hogs with Osceola Outfitters in the swamps of central Florida. Jimmy Roesman with Osceola Outfitters guides his hunter to within bow range of the perfect porker for summer barbecue. When the trigger’s squeezed on the Horton Legend UltraLite crossbow, a New Archery...

DEER  Buck at Mineral Site

Deer Talk Now: Tips for Creating a Mineral Site for Deer

Learn more about the best products to use for a deer mineral site, and how to make a mineral site on your hunting property with this informative episode of Deer Talk Now. Deer Talk Now host Dan Schmidt provides tips and tactics for creating a mineral site that whitetails will use throughout the spring,...

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Is This the World’s Most Terrifying Water Moccasin?

Yes, I would run like an Olympic sprinter even in that knee-deep mucky mud and scream like a girl on a Wes Craven movie set being chased by a horrifying zombieman with a chainsaw hungry for brains if I came across this critter. I’m not afraid of snakes. I have a healthy respect for...

Be sure to plan ahead so you can have time to hunt and kill big bucks.

Make Plans Now for Your Best Deer Rut Hunting Dates

Every year in late December I make a little run to the office supply store and pick up at least one, if not two, big desktop calendars for my office. I’ve used these for 25 years, going back to my first job where the sports editor had pretty good long-range planning abilities. Before each...

Deer Swimming across slough

Stroke! Stroke! Big Bucks Lead Herd of Swimming Deer

Did you know that deer can swim and are pretty doggone good at it? It seems strange that a long-legged deer with cloven hooves could easily swim and maneuver in water, but they can. Even big bucks, like the ones leading this herd of deer across a slough in Alabama in 2014. Deer that...

Nebraska's bowfishing mentor program helps young and novice shooters get into the sport.

Bowfishing Program to Mentor Novice Shooters

How many times have you heard a young hunter or angler say something like, “I got to go once or twice but we haven’t been again and I don’t know where to go.” Access, mentoring and being successful are three ways to help kids and novices get into a sport or activity, whether it’s...

Getting ready for bow season yet? (DDH Photo: Alan Clemons)

The Best Tips to Become a Better Bowhunter

Bowhunting for white-tailed deer has witnessed an explosion of interest in the last 20 years. As deer populations have soared and bowhunting gear and tactics have gone mainstream, more deer hunters are picking up the stick and string to chase their favorite quarry. Shoot a bow long enough and you will desire to improve...