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....

All Hail These Lip-Smackin’ Country Fried Venison Backstraps

Country Fried Steak is one of the little blessings of life, even if it’s probably not recommended by the American Medical Association or found on any kind of cardiac dietary charts. By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor The premise is simple: take a nice slice of beef or venison, usually about 1/2 to 1 inch...

Blueberry Backstrap? Why, Yes, I’ll Have Seconds, Please

Monday evening in the grocery store I ran across some boxes of clementines, the small oranges hybridized more than 100 years ago, and realized we’re not too far away from spring. I love fresh vegetables and fruits, and cooking with them is easy. Berries always are a great addition to venison dishes and blueberries...

Fire Up The Grill For Some Tasty Venison Bacon Backstraps

If you still have some backstraps in the freezer it’s time to get them out and whip up something tasty on the grill. Combine venison, tasty bacon and a little spice to kick things up and you’ll have a mouth-watering treat after a few minutes on a hot grill. Don’t overcook it! If you...

10 Things You Must Have in Your Deer Camp Kitchen

If you’re accustomed to hunting at a cabin or other camp, chances are good that the cooking falls into one of a few categories similar to what you’d find just about anywhere. One is that everyone is pretty much on their own. Someone may whip up a pot of chili, but otherwise if you...

Lyme Epidemic Clock is Tick-Tick-Ticking

The two brothers lived to deerhunt. It was a major annual family ritual like no other. Like most of us deerhunters, they lived it year round, always scouting, planning, strategizing, exploring, looking for that perfect backwoods, outback, way-back swampland ambush stand location in our beloved great outdoors. Their efforts not only paid dividends in...

5 Reasons We Miss Slam Dunks While Bowhunting

Any whitetail bowhunter who tells you he has never missed a shot is either lying or has not been bowhunting all that long. All of us have blown a slam dunk shot at some point in our lives. After wiping the egg off our faces, we then ask ourselves how it could have happened....