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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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Locavore Blog: Bowhunting and Archery Practice

Between harvesting potatoes, freezing and drying vegetables and herbs from the garden, and getting my daughter ready for the upcoming back-to-school routine coming our way in just a few weeks, I’ve been making sure that archery practice doesn’t get pushed aside. With the countdown on to bow season this fall — I can take...

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Get Fired Up With This Hearty Venison Burgundy Stew

  Deer season is open in the south Florida zone and will be opening soon in South Carolina, then spreading to other states as the most wonderful time of the year finally arrives in full force! If you don’t have any deer meat in the freezer then give this hearty CanCooker Venison Burgundy Stew...

Blueberry Shitake Venison ... mmm, sweet blueberries and the earthiness of mushrooms.

Great Tips for the Most Flavorful, Best Venison Ever

When you want to explore new recipes for your venison roasts and backstraps, create some of the best slow-cooked venison ever or simply pick up a great kitchen prep tip, wild game chef Scott Leysath can definitely give you a hand. How? Leysath has some insights on preparation, tenderizing, field dressing, tougher or ignored cuts...

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Nocturnal Whitetails: Why Big Bucks Go Dark

  You can’t kill a buck if you can’t encounter him during daylight. Of course, this isn’t always easy, as many deer — especially older bucks — seem to turn to the dark side when hunting season opens. Here’s an expert’s insight into what drives nocturnal behavior. By Charles Alsheimer, Deer & Deer Hunting...

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Could This be Assault With a Dead Weapon?

You expect something wild to happen on a full moon but since that’s still a week or so away, this bit of Deer News of the Weird has to be filed under the That’s Just Crazy category. Two women got into an argument in Pennsylvania and then started swinging a mounted deer head at each other....

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The Coolest Tool You Need for Cleaning Your Deer

Whether you have a new camp that still needs some setup, are roughing it in a truck camp in the woods for a weekend or need a hand around the house, it’s not a stretch to say that cleaning a deer can be a chore sometimes. Some hunters are good with gutting and cutting...

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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....

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!

Maintain the Right Temperature for the Best Venison

When you’re grilling or otherwise preparing a venison roast, how do you know when the internal temperature is correct or if it hits the target you’re trying to achieve? DDH contributing writer and outdoors foodie David Draper mentioned the Thermapen recently in his food blog for Field & Stream. (Yes, I read a lot of...

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Thin, Strong and It Can Save Your Life

Weighing just a few ounces but with the strength to support hundreds of pounds, one of the best hunting tools you can own is so light you’ll forget about it. But you’ll love it when you need it while you’re deer hunting or hanging stands. Hunter Safety Systems UltraLite fall restraint harness is engineered...