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

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Ethics and Long-Range Shooting: When is a Shot too Far?

This article is an excerpt from… Gun Digest Book of Long-Range Shooting, 2nd Edition Get the most recent advances in guns and gear to extend your range for hunting, informal target shooting, and formal competition. Discover new tools for long-range shooters both in the field and on the firing range, with coverage of new...

Gordy Krahn believes the Whitetail Behavior DVD is a super instructional tool for any hunter.

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...

Drinking enough water is important for humans and for deer, especially in summer when temperatures are hot and we're more active. (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)

Healthy Hunter: Water’s Important for Deer and for Us

Water is such an incredibly essential part of our lives yet we often take it for granted, from turning on the tap to get water to boil noodles to slurping from a fountain in the park to ponds where we fish and animals visit to get a drink. When we hear about water shortages elsewhere,...

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Two Busted For Alleged Deer Poaching in Closed Season

Vermont state game wardens charged two Northeast Kingdom men recently for allegedly poaching several deer during March and April in the Stannard area. On June 22, game wardens, assisted by officers from the Hardwick Police Department, executed a search warrant at the residence of Shawn Bell, 37, of Greensboro and based on evidence gathered...

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Can Deer Really Hear Better than Humans?

Because deer have rather large ears, it makes sense that they can hear better than humans, right? Or can they? Many hunters assume that because deer have ears three times bigger than ours they can probably hear three times better. Some unpublished data from Art Stattleman of the University of Georgia tried to quantify...

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DDH Pick of the Day: Black Friday in July!

Woohoo! It’s Black Friday in July! Black Friday usually is in autumn after Thanksgiving, that day-after “sales” day when retail stores and online sites turn into something akin to rugby match among 12-year-olds who have been chugging Red Bull. Be sure to use the code BFJULY40 to pick up 40 percent savings on almost...

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VIDEO: Best Binoculars for the Money and What to Look For

Deer hunters want quality equipment at reasonable prices and that’s not a bad thing at all, whether it’s a rifle or apparel or optics. Optics, of course, span the gamut today to pretty much include anything with glass. Binoculars, monoculars, laser rangefinders, scopes, thermal imaging gear, spotting scopes … it’s a big field with myriad...

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Gun Digest 70th Edition Hot off the Presses

Firearm enthusiasts and shooting sportsmen everywhere will recognize Gun Digest 2016 as the leading source for information on the latest guns and related gear. The 70th Edition is better than ever, with entertaining articles by some of the top names in gun and outdoor writing covering all categories of rifles, handguns and shotguns. It’s...

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Pat and Nicole Reeve’s Pick of the Day: Trophy Whitetails

Trophy Whitetails with Pat and Nicole Reeve by Duncan Dobie takes a page out of the Driven TV stars’ book, guiding you through their history and making suggestions for effectively hunting trophy whitetails. As one of the most knowledgeable bowhunters in the industry, Pat has plenty of experience to pull from including his time as...

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Deer Make Themselves at Home But DNR Says Shoo

  Seeing deer in your yard isn’t uncommon in some areas where population numbers are too high and deer decide that flower beds and yards are too nice to pass up. But a West Virginia man caught the attention of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Police when two officers spied a deer...