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Uncle Ted’s Special Wango for His Deer Backstrap Tango

When he’s not pounding the stage with gut-sizzling electrifying rock ‘n roll like he’s done for 40 years, it’s a safe bet you’d probably find the Motor City Madman in a deer stand with his Mathews bow in hand. Ted Nugent’s been hunting for just about as long as he’s played music. Maybe longer....

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Conservative Deer Season Planned to Help Rebuild Population

Hunters can expect a conservative 2014 deer season designed to rebuild a population hit hard by the harsh winter of 2013-14. Antlerless deer will be the focus of this conservative management plan, according to officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters should check the 2014 hunting regulations closely because only one deer can...

Alex LeBlanc of Louisiana with his possible state record 204-inch buck.

Land of Whitetail Examines Exceptions to Bergmann’s Rule

In 1847, German biologist Carl Bergmann illustrated a pattern in which larger-sized species of animals are typically found in colder environments, while species of a smaller size reside in warmer areas. Generally, white-tailed deer fall under this rule, but on this week’s Land of Whitetail, hunting experts look to prove that there are always...

Beef is most often used for carne asada tacos, but venison makes a great dish everyone will love.

Venison Carne Asada Tacos Make You Want More

Who doesn’t love tacos, salsa, a little bit of jalapeno or habanero to spice things up and maybe a cold cerveza while enjoying a weekend? Venison works great for Mexican dishes. They’re fun to make, easy to make and usually have folks asking for more. The good things about making these tacos is you...

If you don't have any grilled venison right now, since it's summer, practice with a nice beef roast and get your groove down before deer season opens and you bring home some venison!

You’ll Love This Great Grill-To-Crock Venison Roast

A nice deer roast in the slow cooker with a few vegetables is an easy way to whip up supper and have a delicious, nutritious meal. Venison is lean and healthy. So whenever we get a chance to enjoy our hunting success it’s great to make the most of it. Here’s a great recipe...

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Weston Jerky Gun Perfect for Deer Season Snacks

One of the easiest things you can make with your venison is jerky, and with the season wide open it’s a good bet you’ve had more than one snack stick or two this year. Jerky has been around for many, many years. Various forms of it have been recorded through Native American history, of...

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Alsheimer: Bucks Begin to Recover After the Rut

For all practical purposes the rut is over in the North. For the better part of the last 40 days, bucks have been on the march searching for does to breed. During that time they’ve devoted little attention to eating, causing them to lose up to 25 percent of their pre-rut body weight. Though breeding...

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Protect Attractant Blocks With Crafty Cutting

We got a note about a cool way to put out mineral or attractant blocks on your property with a little manly work with a chainsaw and drill. First, of course, this isn’t something you should (or probably legally could) do on public land. If you lease land, you probably should check with the...

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Beaver (yes, a beaver) Steals Deer Hunter’s Rifle

Nathan Baron admits that strange things happen to him, but having a beaver slink away with his deer hunting rifle may top the list of “you won’t believe this” situations he’s encountered. John Holyoke in the Bangor Daily News has the crazy tale of the Maine hunter who was enjoying nature when nature called....