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Do you want to learn more about deer and deer hunting, safety, improving your skills and becoming a better hunter?

Treestand Safety Harnesses Better, Stronger, More Comfortable

Talk with any bow hunter older than 40 or 50 and ask about safety harnesses, climbing trees in the “olden days” and whether they ever had an accident or close call that made their liver quiver. Chances are good you’ll get an affirmative. Hunters a smidge older than 50ish kind of shake their heads...

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Do You Need a Background Check to Go Deer Hunting?

Hunters throughout the country need licenses, permits and, usually, permission from landowners in order to hunt deer, upland or waterfowl birds, small game and other big game species. We apply for tags and special permits, get licenses or permits for public land hunting, and have to undergo background checks to purchase rifles and handguns...

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This Rangefinder Can Tell You Whether to Shoot or Wait!

What if a laser rangefinder could tell you whether to take a shot at a deer or keep that arrow nocked for a better possibility in another shooting lane? Or, even better, how about technology in a rangefinder that would help you trim shooting lanes better so you would know without a doubt the...

Are you practicing and getting ready for hunting season?

Say A Prayer for the Wildthings Like You Mean It

Okay, American deerhunters, brace thy-selves, for IT has arrived, by all realworld indicators, IT is upon us, The Time has come and we have liftoff! It is official — reasoning predators are up and at ‘em, moving and grooving, sneaking and stalking, practicing and honing, tweaking and adjusting, gearing up and finely tuning and...

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The Best Deer Call That Does It All

Whether you’re hunting for a trophy buck or merely to fill the freezer FAST, there’s no better way than to take matters into your own hands with an aggressive hunting approach. Deer & Deer Hunting’s editor-in-chief explains why he prefers doe bleats — especially early in the hunting season. By Daniel E. Schmidt There...

Gordy Krahn is the new editor of Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine.

Gordy Krahn New Editor with Deer & Deer Hunting

F+W, A Content + eCommerce Company, is proud to announce the addition of Gordy Krahn to the editorial staff of Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine. Krahn will serve as editor of the magazine alongside Dan Schmidt, F+W Outdoors Content Director and Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief. Krahn, who has been in the outdoor publishing industry...

Vest-style harness systems are popular today because the straps are enclosed, the vest is easy to wear and they fit under shirts or jackets.

Do You Really Want to Die While Deer Hunting?

The stories about deer hunters falling from treestands and sustaining severe injuries or dying usually are the ones we hear about in the news media or at outdoors shows. During my newspaper writing career I wrote several of these stories. I hated it. I knew there was a family involved that might be reliving...