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Dan Schmidt Deer from Wyoming Bowhunt

Ten Tried and True Bowhunting Products

Our editor-in-chief goes through his bowhunting gear, piece by piece, and explains why he thinks these 10 items are among the best new bowhunting products for whitetail hunters. By Daniel E. Schmidt Not unlike white-tailed deer, we bowhunters are creatures of habit. We find the best new bowhunting products, and we stick with them...

Hart J Outfitters Dakota

Deer Talk Now: Tips for Bowhunting Early Season Whitetails

Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt interviews expert guide Chris Jorde on tips and tactics for bowhunting whitetails in the early season for the latest episode of Deer Talk Now, on the road in North Dakota. Jorde is the owner of Hart J Outfitters near Towner and offers hunters great opportunities for bucks throughout...

Deer Stuck in Fence

VIDEO: Amazing Deer Rescue Near Busy Highway

Somehow a young deer made its way along a busy 6-lane highway but then became stuck in a fence and bleated for its life while drivers sped by. One family and then some other folks stopped to lend a hand before law enforcement officials could arrive to assist. The deer bleated and screamed as...

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Don’t Be Afraid of Grunting for Your Bucks

Mature whitetail bucks can be frustratingly elusive because of their stealth and unpredictability during much of the hunting season. Fortunately during the rut, many bucks slip out of that mold and shift to a bold and boisterous attitude. They will even announce their presence with a variety of vocalizations. The growl is one of...

Steve Bartylla has some of the best deer hunting tips for land and whitetail management, stand placement and more in his new book, Big Buck Secrets.

Great Tips About How to Lease Your Own Hunting Property

If you’ve ever considered leasing your own property for hunting, this week’s all-new Deer & Deer Hunting TV is must-watch television. Airing this Sunday on NBC Sports, the latest Deer & Deer Hunting TV will guide viewers through the ins and outs of finding, signing and managing leased ground. For viewers interested in leasing options, hunting expert Steve...

Holly Sherman is all smiles after recovering her first bow-buck earlier this week in central Wisconsin. (photo courtesy of Lon Sherman)

The Best Blood-Trailing Advice of All

The best blood trailing advice I could ever offer anyone was reaffirmed by my friend Lon yesterday when he was helping track a deer shot by his daughter-in-law. That advice is simple: Never, ever give up on a deer that you know you shot. By Daniel E. Schmidt Sounds simple enough, but I’ve seen...

Monster velvet buck reportedly killed in Minnesota and it's a freak!

Gigantic Velvet Buck is a Jaw-Dropping Stunner

Big buck reports are rolling in from all parts of the country as deer seasons open, and we’re starting to see some magnificent deer that make our jaws drop! This one is definitely in that category. We’re still trying to find out more information about the hunter and the buck. Internet chatter and social...

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Centerfire Rifles Proposed in What State for Deer?

For years, deer hunters in some states have been required to use archery equipment, slug guns or muzzleloaders because state officials deemed centerfire rifles a problem and prohibited them. The potential distance of a centerfire rifle bullet was cause for concern yet, in more populated Southeast states the rifles were the accepted hunting weapon....