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Find Out When You Should Be Chasing the Biggest Bucks

With the rut fast approaching for much of the country, Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine is the source for all the information hunters need to take full advantage of the season. In this month’s issue, Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine calls on expert hunting writer and photographer Charles Alsheimer to share his annual predictions on what the season...

Bucks use licking branches as signposts with their scrapes, and preorbital gland scent is a big part of it.

Advanced Licking Branch Secrets for Big Bucks

We love hearing good deer hunting success stories and even moreso when hunters have capitalized on some of the best tips or suggestions to help them be successful. Larry J. McKenzie of South Carolina wrote in to one of our good friends, John “Smokey” McNicholas, to let him know about his good hunts last...

Stacy Harris, who created this venison tenderloin, and Scott Leysath both enjoy the ease of preparing this dish, which is fantastic for you and your family. (Photo: Stacy Harris, GameandGarden.com)

Venison Roast is Great With Oven Roasted Okra, Veggies

A great venison roast or other deer goodies is a joy to prepare and eat during and after the season, but it’s always good to have some scrumptious side dishes with it. My wife and I were late to the game but we got turned on to roasted vegetables last summer. I guess that’s...

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Best Deer Hunting Tips, Tactics and More in Almanac

The trusted deer hunters’ reference guide is back on newsstands this week. The Deer Hunters’ Almanac 2015 packs a punch with statistics, hunting tactics, accuracy secrets and deer behavior research intended to help hunters be more prepared and confident for any upcoming hunt. Pick up your copy today to get an edge in the field this...

Crossbows for deer hunting

Crossbows Approved But Not in the Entire Season

In the Bible, King Solomon suggested cutting an infant in half after two women presented the child as their own so they each would have something. One agreed. (Seriously? I mean, who would agree to this?) The other woman said to not do that, and for the other woman to take the baby. King Solomon...

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Deer Hunter Attacked, Bitten by Rampaging Bear

A bowhunter on the search for a deer got more than he bargained for during a rest stop when a rampaging bear charged and attacked. The shocked bowhunter reacted by quickly grabbing his bow to fight off the snarling bruin. But he knew he wouldn’t have time to get off a shot, so he started...

Axis deer are found in some parts of Texas and provide great hunting opportunities.

No Deer? Don’t Go Quietly Into That Skunked Night!

Happy September 4th, 2014 my deeranddeerhunting.com NugeBlog BloodBrothers. IT is upon us and IT certainly feels good does IT not! I don’t know about you all but here at the NugeRanch, we smell IT and the backstraps be a comin! By Ted Nugent Once I got home from the greatest rocking tour of my...

New Jersey youth deer hunter

Hunting Heritage Not Being Ignored by Sportsmen

Hunting is a rich American tradition often passed down from generation to generation, and a recent survey by HunterSurvey.com reveals that passing that hunting heritage along to younger people is still alive and well with nearly 46 percent of surveyed sportsmen having taken at least one child hunting in the past year. The common...

Deer Scrape Dripper

Easiest Way to Create a Mock Scrape, Maintain Through the Season

We’ve written several stories about mock scrapes and Charles Alsheimer has written about them, mainly because they’re so simple to make and can fire up bucks looking for a fight or a hot doe. If you’re going to make some mock scrapes, definitely do not forget about the licking branch. It’s a major component of...

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Locavore Blog: Bobcats, Chickens and Deer: Oh My!

Thanks to a stream of beautiful days here in Vermont, we’ve been outside pulling in garden produce, picking berries and apples, and working on a bobcat defense fortress for our remaining chickens. If you follow me on Twitter, you’re aware that we’ve unintentionally been operating a bobcat drive-thru the past few days, which led...