Articles about whitetail deer hunting for hunters in states including Maine, New York and other New England states.

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Dawn of American Deer Hunting: A Photographic Odyssey

Modern deer hunters can travel back in time to discover their roots in Dawn of American Deer Hunting – A Photographic Odyssey of Whitetail Hunting History. This new book from Krause Publications, publisher of Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine, tells of white-tailed deer hunting’s incredibly rich heritage in America, and how it has played...

Gordy Krahn says the Cooking Venison Digital Download Kit is a great resource for home and camp.

Gordy Krahn’s Pick of the Day: DDH 2015 Whitetail Calendar

  If you’re geared toward planning and organization when it comes to deer hunting, you definitely should take a hard look at the fantastic Deer & Deer Hunting 2015 Whitetail Calendar. It’s jammed with information and you’ll love it if: You want to know when the 2015 rut will peak, You want to plan your vacation...

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Deer Hunters Asked to Help Monitor Herd for CWD

The ODNR Division of Wildlife is working to minimize the potential risk that Chronic Wasting Disease could spread to Ohio’s wild deer herd. The ODNR Division of Wildlife continues to seek the assistance of hunters in the collection of samples to submit for CWD testing. Tissue samples will be collected from hunter-harvested deer this season. In...

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Last Chance Clearance on Cool Deer Hunting Gear

Pick up some cool deer hunting gear and knock off a few items on your Christmas list with the huge clearance sale! You’ll find everything from DDH logo t-shirts (very cool!) to great cookbooks with venison recipes, survival gear and much more. Check it out here now:

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Does Smokey’s Preorbital Lure Work? You Decide!

If you’ve ever wondered how to make the best mock scrapes even better so curious bucks get fired up about them, then take a look at this cool video. Jeremy James hunts in southeast Pennsylvania and sent this video to our good pal Smokey McNicholas, a professional trapper and veteran deer hunter in West...

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., loves deer hunting and the outdoors.

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan: Deer Hunter, and Speaker of the House?

United States Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is one of the nation’s most well-known and visible politicians. In 2012 he was the Republican nominee for Vice President after being selected by presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Now Ryan is being urged to run for Speaker of the House following the impending resignation of current Speaker John...


Signpost Secrets II: Revealing the Mysteries of Whitetail Scrapes

As I discussed in my previous “Whitetail Behavior” blog, white-tailed deer rely heavily on scent-marking at antler rubs and scrapes, commonly referred to as signposts, to communicate information of social significance, especially during the breeding season. There’s good evidence deer can communicate individual identity, dominance rank, physical condition, breeding status and other bits of...

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Buck Pole Honor Roll: Your Best Bucks of 2015-16

We’re back for another great look at the Buck Pole Honor Roll for the 2015-16 season with your bucks and does from across the country! Each year we highlight your deer and the hunters who killed them with photos that will be updated all season long. These are from submissions on social media and...

Dan Schmidt believes in Smokey's Pre-Orbital Gland Lure to help him kill bigger bucks.

Dan Schmidt’s Pick of the Day: Smokey’s Pre-Orbital Gland Lure

Research proves that the licking branch is the No. 1 key to success when hunting a mock scrape, one of the best ways to fire up a big buck and get him interested in seeing what buck has invaded his territory. The key to that licking branch is preorbital scent. Bucks secrete this scent as a...