Northeast

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

Spending time with family and friends, and helping with those who want one final hunt, helps put things in perspective.

The Spirit Line Drawn in the Sands of Time

Adam was just 15 years old and was fighting the battle of his young life. Like way too many youngsters in the world, stricken with the dreaded disease of cancer, he showed courage beyond measure as he trooped like a warrior through his agonizing chemo and radiation treatments. By Ted Nugent Losing his hair,...

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Overnight Deer Jerky Recipe With Tabasco Sauce

With several jerky recipes in our 301 Venison Recipes cookbook, which was created from user submissions, you’re sure to find one with a nuance that you might like. This particular recipe was submitted by Ralph Krepp of Franklin, Pa., and includes Tabasco sauce, onion powder, garlic powder and liquid smoke. That’s a nice combination of flavors...

Deer have incredible senses that alert them to danger, aid in reproduction and help them locate food sources. Learning more about whitetail behavior can help you score this season.

How to Get Into the Mind of a White-tailed Deer

During a spring turkey hunt I eased to the edge of a treeline near a small, secluded food plot and peered through with my binoculars for birds in the field. Instead of hens and a longbeard, I saw two big ears perked up and an anterless deer looking in my direction. It wasn’t stamping the...

Shemane Nugent with a great buck, because Ted's not the only hot shot in the family!

Nature Stimuli as Bait

I hunted hard for a soulmate, a wife, my very own Queen of the Forest, and when I finally tracked her down (I won’t dare say I “bagged” her!) there was no way I was going to lose her. My amazing wife of 26 razzle dazzle, heart throttling years and best hunting buddy Shemane...

Barnett Raptor Reverse crossbow is unique, cool and darned lethal on deer.

What’s Coming Next with the Best Deer Gear for Hunters

Some of the deer hunting (and fishing) gear I find stored away in my garage makes me shake my head at the advancements we’ve seen in the outdoors industry. I’m sure my pals who hike and camp regularly think the same. I ran across an issue of Backpacker magazine from 2002 recently and laughed...

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Kill More Deer to Reduce Chances of Horrible Disease

OK, it doesn’t seem to take a rocket scientist to figure out that 1 + 2 = 3. Right? So why would it be so difficult to put together a correlation between an overpopulation of deer and ticks that transmit Lyme disease? Right? Sure. Remember that 1 + 2 = 3 deal? Substitute too...

Once you put your venison on the grill or smoker, don't overcook it!

Grilling Deer? Once You Burn, There’s No Return!

Many years ago during a cookout with family members, I pretty much stood over the grill to make sure my steak didn’t end up looking like the sole of a worn-out hunting boot. Fortunately, the host shared my desire for a marbled ribeye the way they’re supposed to be prepared: seared on the outside...