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Archery Trade Association Issues Position Statement on Airbows

At the request of its members and representatives of state wildlife agencies, the Archery Trade Association Board of Directors has released a position statement concerning airbows. The statement was drafted immediately following the organization’s summer board meeting July 11-12 in Washington, D.C. POSITION STATEMENT ON AIRBOWS July 16, 2016 The ATA was asked by...

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Hot Gear: Best Mosquito Control for Deer Hunting

The latest in Thermacell’s campaign to rid your hunt of mosquitoes and other biting insects is the Scout Camp Lantern. This is yet another outstanding product from Thermacell to receive the full endorsement from the Deer & Deer Hunting crew, and it earns it for two good reasons. First, this lantern pulls double duty...

Enter to Win a Crossbow – Deer & Deer Hunting Sweepstakes

Now through Sept. 18, 2016, enter DAILY for free for a chance to win a TenPoint Turbo GT with ACUdraw 50 crossbow package ($899 retail value). No purchase necessary. About the Prize: TenPoint Turbo GT with ACUdraw 50 Crossbow This outstanding crossbow from TenPoint is the winner of the 2016 Game & Fish Reader’s Choice...

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Hot Gear: Warrior G3 is Affordable, Ready for Deer Hunting

Wicked Ridge Crossbows, regarded by many as the industry’s best value for the money, introduced its new Warrior G3 crossbow in January at the 2016 ATA Trade Show in Louisville, Ky.. The Warrior G3 features a new stock assembly focused on weight reduction and enhanced safety along with a narrower, lighter, and faster bow...

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Open Meeting Set for New Public Wildlife Management Area

Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed hunting regulations for the 2016-2017 season at the new Alapaha River Wildlife Management Area and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing. “The acquisition of this almost 7,000-acre tract along the Alapaha River provides for a diverse hunting opportunity,” said John Bowers, chief...

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Alabama Bans Deer Parts From CWD-Affected Areas

This spring Alabama’s Conservation Advisory Board took steps to strengthen existing hunting regulations aimed at preventing the unintentional import of disease pathogens associated with game animals harvested outside the state. Alabama hunting regulation 220-2-.25, which addresses the importation of game animals, wildlife and furs, was expanded to ban the import of all cervid (deer...

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WATCH: What You Should Know About EHD

Deer hunters know a lot but always can learn more, which is where advice and knowledge from experienced folks pays off. What do you know about epizootic hemorrhagic disease? It’s one of several hot topic diseases in deer that hunters know of but often don’t know much about. Here’s a description of EHD from...