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This girl's reaction to her first deer is priceless!

Deer Antler Rules: Divided We Fall

If you need another stark reminder of where we’re at as a deer hunting community, check out the Facebook comments that are being logged in response to Richard Smith’s report on the new deer antler rules in Michigan. Last fall, Michigan enacted mandatory antler rules in 12 counties. In short, hunters are required to...

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Deer Hunters Near Record with Six Weeks Remaining in Season

With bow season set to close Feb. 28 in Arkansas, deer hunters are approaching the record for a season harvest and may eclipse it before the final day. According to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, hunters have killed more than 210,457 deer in the modern rifle, muzzleloader and bow seasons. The record, set...

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State Monitoring Collared Deer in Research Program

The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division and the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences are currently conducting a telemetry project to determine the adult survival rates and movement patterns of white-tailed deer in Alabama. Locations include the Oakmulgee Wildlife Management Area; Barbour WMA; Pioneer Deer Management Cooperative, a collective of hunting...

Wildwood Calendar

Planting Calendar Offers Advice on Plants, Timing

Curious about when to plant certain things for wildlife? The Wildwood Genetics Planting Calendar, available under the “Advice” section at www.wildwoodgenetics.com and at Wildwood Genetics dealers, helps make sure you know when and what to plant. This easy-to-use calendar provides planting information for a variety of crops and feed, including the planting rate of...

Feral Hogs

Keep Deer Skills Honed on Feral Hogs

If you’re a deer hunter, especially in the Southeast, chances are good you’ve encountered feral hogs on your property or you know of someone who has them and wants them exterminated. Feral hogs are bad news for landowners. They’re migratory, seeking the best sources of food and water throughout the seasons while wreaking havoc...

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Mineral Sites for Deer: Instant Attraction

by Daniel E. Schmidt Talk about instant success! These photos are just two of more than 700 that Deer & Deer Hunting contributor Cory Johnson capture with his Cuddeback Attack camera over the past two weeks. Cory is a big-time whitetail fanatic, and he grows some dandy bucks. The secret to his success with...

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Is Poaching Becoming Epidemic?

Poaching and antler theft incidents have more than quadrupled in the past 40 years. Comparably, law-enforcement budgets have not kept up with inflation. By Les Davenport It is a rare deer hunter who does not know at least one person who has had a deer, antlers or a shoulder mount stolen from them at...

Deer breeders throughout the country will keep an eye on a lawsuit in Texas against the state's wildlife agency about who owns deer.

Dr. Deer Wisconsin Report: Will High-Fence Bias Skew Final Plan?

  According to Wisconsin’s White-Tailed Deer Trustee Dr. James Kroll, people who call for more public hunting opportunities are “pining for socialism.” He further states, “(Public) Game management is the last bastion of communism.” OPINION BLOG These are just two insights into the man who has been asked to provide analysis and recommended changes to...