Northeast

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

Whitetail Buck Deer (Photo by NPS)

How Much Tax Money Will Your State Get?

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced March 25 that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute nearly $1.1 billion in excise tax revenues paid by sportsmen and sportswomen to state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies to fund fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects across the nation. “People who enjoy hunting,...

Hawke Sport Optics XB30 scope has upgraded features for 2014.

Hawke Optics Upgrades Popular XB30 Crossbow Scope

Part of the fun of the off-season is getting new gear dialed in, set up and ready to go once deer season rolls around each autumn. This definitely includes optics, which must be spot-on for accuracy in the field. Check out the press release below about the new Hawke XB30, along with other new...

Chronic Wasting Disease is fatal to deer and now is in more than two dozen states and Canadian provinces.

Where Has This Fatal Disease to Deer Been Found Now?

A deer killed during the 2013 season has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease, which is fatal to deer and is now found in more than two dozen states and Canadian provinces. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources received laboratory confirmation Feb. 28 that a second white-tailed deer killed in Maryland tested positive for...

Fighting Texas bucks

Amazing Bucks Fight, One Leaves as the Loser

What happens when two big bucks square off? One wins, one loses. It’s just the way things are settled among bucks each year, whether it’s in New York or Texas, Florida or Wisconsin. Bucks fight, sometimes they die, and the social pecking order is more established. Check out this video of two south Texas...

Vermont

Public Hearings to Reveal Deer Season Totals, Plans

Hunters, landowners and anyone else interested in Vermont’s deer and moose herds should plan on attending one of three public hearings. The meetings are scheduled for March 25 in Springfield, March 26 in Orleans and March 27 in Middlebury. Two more hearings will be held in central and southwestern Vermont in May. The hearings...

You can't whack 'em if you don't practice. Practice!

Nugent Admits He’s A Hellraising Campfire Party Animal

I am a party animal. No really, a die-hard, take no prisoners, wild eyed bushytailed over the top hellraising party beast of the extreme kind. But in this world of politically correct semantics gone beyond mad, I feel it critically necessary to explain what my idea of a party is, versus the bastardization of...

New Hampshire deer

Either-Sex Hunts, Antlerless Tags Among Proposals

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a series of public hearings on proposed rules setting the state’s hunting seasons for 2014 and 2015. By law, wildlife season-setting rules are reviewed every two years. Hearings will be held on the following dates: —March 31 – Keene High School 6:30-9 p.m. —April 2...

Fighting Bucks

Fighting Monster Bucks Get Down and Dirty

The next time you’re thinking about doing a little rattling sequence to mimic bucks fighting, remember that sometimes they get down and dirty in a hardcore clash. Check out this cool video we found on YouTube of two giant bucks going at it in the dirt. They’re intent on finding out who’s the toughest,...

Public Land Bowhunter

Fantastic Tips for Public Land Deer Hunts

Do you hunt public land and if so, what are your expectations for a successful hunt: meat or antlers? Can you have both? Can you enjoy hunting public land knowing others may be around you or walk in on you, or not have the same expectations you have? Check out this clip from Deer...