Northeast

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

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It’s Time to Get Moving on Mineral Sites for Deer

If you want your local deer herd to benefit from a mineral site, now is the time to get one established. According to D&DH contributing editor Matt Harper, in whitetail’s spring and summer, the whitetail’s mineral and vitamin needs spike dramatically. “This is due to the physical condition of the deer,” Matt says. “For example, the...

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Add a Doe or Two to Your Freezer This Season

Applying early boosts chances for hunters seeking antlerless tags and adding some more deer meat to your freezer this hunting season. Pennsylvania deer hunters who want to better their chances of obtaining an antlerless license will want to send in applications during the first round of sales set to kick off on Monday, July...

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Lee Lakosky’s Pick of the Day: Clover, and Hunting Mature Whitetails

Lee and Tiffany Lakosky are known throughout the deer hunting world as masters at managing properties for huge bucks. According to Lee, his magic bullet is the same lucky charm of the Irish — clover. “People ask me all the time,” Lakosky told Deer & Deer Hunting. “If you could put in one all-around plant...

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Walk the Trails of Yesteryear to Optimize Future Hunts

I slowly cruised the family sedan down old Grand River Avenue approaching Lahser Drive on the outskirts of Detroit, my head spinning with a flurry of dynamic images and memories of my bow and arrow youth in the old neighborhood. By Ted Nugent “There!” I pointed excitedly! “Right there! That’s where Millers Feed Store...

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Legislative Update: See What’s Happening with Hunting in These States

Tracking the Capitols is a source of legislation currently being tracked by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation state policy team to keep you informed of the most pertinent and timely state legislation affecting hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping and other conservation issues. Connecticut H 6034 Introduced: 01/21/2015 Sponsor: Joint Committee on Environment Issue Brief:...

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Poaching, Posting on Social Media is a Terribly Stupid Idea

It happens every day. Every. Single. Day. Someone does something stupid, horrible or criminal, posts on social media about it or posts actual photos or video of the event happening and then they get caught. Sometimes they take it another step and say “That wasn’t supposed to be public, it’s on my private social...

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Did You Know: Rise of the Female Hunter

One of the great things about hunting is it’s not just for one group of people. Hunting offers something for men, women and children of all ages and races. We even can choose from a variety of ways to hunt. Want to use a bow or gun? Have at it. Crossbow? Plenty to choose...

Getting the right boots that fit, are warm and keep you comfortable are important no matter where you hunt.

How to Buy the Right Hunting Boots

It’s pretty simple: if your feet are wet, cold or hurting then you’re going to be a disappointed puppy trying to hunt a deer, no matter how tough you are or think you are. That’s why buying the right hunting boots is pretty darn important. Deer seasons are about to open this month in...

The sight every bowhunter wants to see: A blood-soaked arrow that hit its mark. (photo courtesy of Cory Johnson/Smokey Valley Archery)

Dan Schmidt: 3 Ways to Become a Better Bowhunter

You don’t have to be a world-class archer to become a deer hunting machine. In fact, the most successful deer hunters are those who develop proficient shooting skills then use their woodsmanship and knowledge of deer anatomy to do the rest. By Daniel E. Schmidt Here are three things you can do this weekend...

Welsh Rarebit Venison Burgers offer some great flavors. (Photo: FoodforHunters.blogspot.com)

5 Ways to Make Your Best Venison Burgers Even Better

As much as I enjoy tasty and well-prepared deer meat, one of the saddest things is to see is an overcooked burger with a sad piece of non-melted processed “cheese” on a cold bun. Where’s that sad trombone? Wamp wamp waaaaahhhhh … Venison is delicious and needs little in the way of flavor other...