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Supplemental Feeding to Begin Despite DNR Reluctance

Airplanes, warehouses and several thousand dollars of food for deer, but a big question is “Will it even matter or is this just a feel-good attempt?” Supplemental feeding of Minnesota’s struggling northern deer herd will begin soon. After a protracted fight against the grudgingly reluctant Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to use money specifically...

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With a Borrowed Camera, Pat Reeve Launched a Career

Widely regarded as two of the most knowledgeable bowhunters in the industry, Pat and Nicole Reeve are well-versed in the art of deer hunting and now they’re sharing their expertise with a new audience in a new book. Trophy Whitetails with Pat and Nicole Reeve offers fans of Driven TV and hunters around the country the chance to learn more...

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Five Great Deer Hunting Tips to Get Completed Now

Deer season is over, with maybe the exception of a late urban hunt somewhere, and most hunters I know are either thinking about turkeys, fishing, their kids’ spring sports or they’re making plans for work at camp. Ah, the work never ends. Right? Well, it doesn’t. Or, it shouldn’t. Let your yard go for...

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Kill More of Your Deer-Eating Coyotes

If you have problems with coyotes doing a number on your deer population, part of a good management plan includes hunting them whenever possible. Cory Lundberg of Utah is a veteran predator hunter and guide. He’s chased coyotes in several western states and has learned about their habits, habitat and how to more effectively...

Cory Lundberg (left) along with Aaron Carter of the NRA and Mike Nischalke of Texas with a Wyoming 'yote Carter put on the ground. Hunting with multiple people can be a plus since you'll have extra eyeballs scanning the terrain. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

Kill More Coyotes with This Incredibly Easy Trick

Every year during the deer hunting season, a coyote will wander within range of a camo-clad hunter and he’ll dust his smelly butt with a rifle or slug gun. Bowhunters get in on the action occasionally, but mostly it’s the gun hunters who perforate the song dogs. Over the course of a season, in...

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Get Your New Hunting License So You Don’t Get Busted

Wisconsin hunting, fishing, trapping and other licenses for the 2014-15 seasons go on sale March 5 and are valid through March 31, 2015. Hunting and fishing licenses for the 2013-14 license year will expire March 31, 2014. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources encourages long-time license buyers in Wisconsin to consider purchasing a Conservation Patron license....

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Is Someone Lying About This Gun Confiscation Letter?

Surrender your guns, make them inoperable or sell them, but you can’t have them anymore or we’ll come to confiscate them and arrest you! That sounds like something straight out of an Orwell novel, or maybe the oppressive playbook from overlords running Germany in the early 1940s. Right? Supposedly, this paraphrased demand about assault...

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Trophy Whitetails and the Best Venison You’ll Ever Enjoy

We’ll always have a debate among deer hunters about trophies and meat, and there’s absolutely no getting around it whatsoever. Some guys hunt old, mature bucks and have specific antler requirements that fit their personal goal. Usually, it’s a specific inch-minimum or “bigger than my last one.” Others go by the old “I don’t...