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INNOVATION  Winners choice bowstrings

D+DH Innovation Zone: Winner’s Choice Bowstrings

This week we take a look at Winner’s Choice premium bowstrings. They are made of the very best materials available and built using state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques. The result is a bowstring that is second-to-none when it comes to durability and performance. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Daniel Schmidt explains why increasingly more bowhunters are switching to...

GEAR  Natural Rock Mighty Deer Lick

Hot Gear: Mighty Deer Lick Provides Essential Minerals

Ted and Steve Janke of Powers, Mich., founders of the Mighty Deer Lick and pioneers of the commercial deer feed industry, have launched a new product: Mighty Deer Natural Rock. The new Mighty Deer Natural Rock product is produced from 100 percent pure, natural organic, rock salt. Deer, wildlife and domestic animals love it and...

Coyotes are not evenly distributed throughout their range in the Southeast and seek habitat niches where food sources are abundant Photo by istockphoto

Is Coyote Control the Answer for Better Deer Hunting?

As I discussed in previous Deer & Deer Hunting articles, white-tailed deer populations seem to have peaked throughout much of North America and now are on the decline — in some areas sharply. Obviously, fewer deer means fewer hunting opportunities. By John Ozoga For Deer & Deer Hunting The reasons for this deer population decline...

VENISON  Venison burgers

Secrets to the Best Venison Burgers Ever

Burgers are hitting the grill about as quickly as home runs leaving baseball stadium and fireflies lighting up summer, and it’s pretty doggone hard to argue with a tasty burger. Everyone has their own method of preparing and cooking burgers. We get that. No one has “the” way to make what everyone else would...

INNOVATION Duel Grunt Call

DDH Innovation Zone: Stretchback Grunt Call by Duel Game Calls

The Deer & Deer Hunting Innovation Zone takes a closer look at the Stretchback Grunt Call from Duel Game Calls. This freeze-free design is built to last and can mimic sounds from old bucks to does to fawns. D&DH Editor in Chief Daniel Schmidt explains the functions of this grunt call that creates realistic...

DEER  Man sneaks up on buck and touches

WATCH: Incredible Video of a Deer Hunter and Massive Buck

We don’t throw around the “incredible” platitude too often but this video pretty much qualifies for that category if you were to try to describe it to someone. Seriously, how could it not be? A deer hunter, a massive buck and even with probably the wind in his face and the buck’s hiding spot...

Get your predatory vibe jacked way up high for deer, elk, small game and whatever else you enjoy!

Leaping The Vast Chasm To Supreme Predatorship

The great one, our hero Fred Bear, declared the truism many years ago that a single season hunting with the bow and arrow can teach us more about being a hunter than a lifetime of gun hunting. With the inescapable short range limiting factors of archery, we can learn — we must learn rather...

DEER   Blood

6 Tracking Tips to Help You Find More Deer

Much has been written about tracking and blood-trailing white-tailed deer through the years, but a few points are often overlooked. Successful trailing doesn’t require complicated strategies, but it requires that hunters pay close attention to simple details. Incorporate these six rules into your game plan and you’ll drastically improve your trailing success rate. 1. Get...