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Public Land Bowhunter

Deer Talk Now: Trimming Shooting Lanes, Bows and More!

Summer brings out some great questions from our DDH fans and we’re happy to oblige with answers on Deer Talk Now. Join hosts Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks on this episode as they talk about trimming bow shooting lanes, target practice with your rifles and zeroing scopes, trail cameras, which bows are great for...

Nick Mundt, Michael Waddell, Travis Turner are teaming with Scent-Lok

Scent-Lok, Bone Collector Announce New Line of Hunting Clothing

Bone Collector announces a new hunting clothing line that provides hunters with products that combine quality, value and performance. This new line of gear is built in collaboration with Scent-Lok technologies and will feature Carbon Alloy as its top-tier technology for odor-elimination. “To put our name and reputation on a line of products, especially...

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Deer Talk Now: Best Tips for Mineral Sites, Big Bucks and More

Longtime big buck hunter and Real Deal Mineral founder Matt Serwa capitalized on patience and persistence during the 2013-14 hunting season with a gorgeous gagger buck that scored more than 200 inches! Wow! Join Deer Talk Now this week as Serwa pays a visit to the DTN studios to discuss his summer mineral and...

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Is Concealed Carry Necessary When Deer Hunting?

Deer hunters sometimes wonder whether they should carry a handgun for protection when venturing into public hunting land or when they may be coming out late at night in unfamiliar surroundings. Others carry all the time, no matter what and no matter what their state laws say about guns and hunting. They’d rather be...

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Shop Special: Scout Smarter with this Tiny Cam

One of the best things about today’s proliferation of game cameras is the variety of options for high definition photos, video, extended times, flash or infrared and even size, with “micro” cameras now available from a few manufacturers. What this means is hunters and landowners are able to pick and choose what they need...

Three lifelong buck hunters and best friends (from left), Tom Miranda, Stan Potts and Joel Snow pose in an Ohio woodlot with Miranda’s Union County buck.

Miranda: Give Thanks, Appreciation for Deer Blessings

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. This book is titled The Rut Hunters, yet it’s really a tribute to all who pursue, protect and proliferate whitetails. North America’s whitetails are truly amazing and they continue to expand their range. Whether a hunter pursues bucks...

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Best Idea for Binoculars Pays Off In the Deer Stand or Stalking

Years ago when I saw the first binocular harness my first thought was something akin to “What a gimmicky idea” because it just looked kinda goofy and gimmicky. Duh. Sometimes I guess we have to get hit with the Smart Stick before realizing something does work well and is helpful. That’s what the binocular...

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Common Sense, Technology Critical for Public Land Deer Hunts

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. Nearly every state has an abundance of public land available to hunters, and if you are a “do it yourself” hunter who likes researching, planning and executing hunts, this method can pay off big time in cost and experience....