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Boone Crockett book

Boone and Crockett Revises Popular Edition on Scoring Big Game

The Boone and Crockett Club announces the release of the newest edition of “How to Score North American Big Game.” The book offers the most up-to-date scoring techniques with easy-to-follow instructions for scoring all 38 categories of North American big-game animals. The new edition is set to release in July 2016. “This informative reference...

Scoring deer Jawbone Michigan DNR

WATCH: Learn to Age Deer with Their Jawbone

One of the most asked questions deer hunters pose to themselves when they see a buck or doe, or ask other hunters at the skinning shed, is common throughout the country. “How old is it?” Determining age in a deer isn’t impossible and is a good part of your management program. Pulling the jawbone...

INNOVATION  Summit Safety Harnesses

D+DH Innovation Zone: Summit Pro, Sport Harnesses

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Beth Jones with Pradco gives us the skinny on the new Summit Stands Pro and Sport safety harnesses. They’re designed for comfort and, most importantly, safety. Both are priced right, too, so you don’t have any reason whatsoever to not wear a safety harness....

INNOVATION TruGlo XS Xtreme sight

D+DH Innovation Zone: TruGlo Carbon XS Xtreme

You asked, and TruGlo listened. The new Carbon XS Xtreme is the next generation carbon composite archery sight for any aspiring bowhunter. TruGlo added more shooter-suggested features than ever before, including a longer mounting bracket, extended windage and elevation adjustments, larger aperture and Pro-Brite Pin Technology for even brighter pins. With a little bit of everything, Carbon...

EHD Deer dissection

WATCH: What You Should Know About EHD

Deer hunters know a lot but always can learn more, which is where advice and knowledge from experienced folks pays off. What do you know about epizootic hemorrhagic disease? It’s one of several hot topic diseases in deer that hunters know of but often don’t know much about. Here’s a description of EHD from...

TED in his plaid jacket and whompin stick

Celebrating the Special Human and Spiritual Bonds

In my last deeranddeerhunting.com NugeBlog#146 last week, I celebrated the incredible and very special human and spiritual bond shared by our fellow hunting families across America, and in fact, according to a few million facebookers, far across the globe. We of the hunting lifestyle who dedicate ourselves to genuine hands-on conservation and natural world...

INNOVATION  CVA Scout Takedown

D+DH Innovation Zone: CVA Scout Takedown Rifle

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Chad Schearer with CVA gives us the lowdown on the very cool new CVA Scout Takedown Rifle. Available in three low-recoil and popular calibers, this rifle will find a home for you to pursue predators, varmints and maybe deer. From the producers of Deer...

GEAR   Bartylla Management Habitat Book

Hot Gear: The Best Deer Management and Hunting Strategies

As any seasoned hunter knows, many variables go into tagging a buck of a lifetime but there is one factor that perhaps outweighs all others – habitat. White-tailed Deer Management and Habitat Improvement gives hunters and property owners the tools required to make their land veritable deer factories. Drawing upon Steve Bartylla’s 20-plus years of...

INNOVATION   NAP SpitFire DoubleCross

D+DH Innovation Zone: NAP Spitfire DoubleCross Broadhead

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. The new 100-grain SpitFire DoubleCross from New Archery Products is a high-tech four-blade broadhead that creates a devastating wound channel. Chris Hunter explains how this broadhead works to create massive hemorrhaging in deer and other game.From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV...

INNOVATION  Cuddeback E2 IR camera

D+DH Innovation Zone: Cuddeback E2 IR

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Andy Brown with Cuddeback game cameras shows us the new Cuddeback E2 Series IR camera. This camera has a 20 mp capability for images, infrared flash and a great price point. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel. D+DH...