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Cory Lundberg (left) along with Aaron Carter of the NRA and Mike Nischalke of Texas with a Wyoming 'yote Carter put on the ground. Hunting with multiple people can be a plus since you'll have extra eyeballs scanning the terrain. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

Kill More Coyotes with This Incredibly Easy Trick

Every year during the deer hunting season, a coyote will wander within range of a camo-clad hunter and he’ll dust his smelly butt with a rifle or slug gun. Bowhunters get in on the action occasionally, but mostly it’s the gun hunters who perforate the song dogs. Over the course of a season, in...

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Quality Deer Habitat and Best Food Plots Start Now

Many sportsmen’s favorite deer habitat management practices correlate with their favorite hunting season, such as planting fall food plots for deer season. However, other habitat management practices performed during the off season are likely more important for meeting the needs of their favorite wildlife species. Landowners interested in managing their forestland for wildlife and...

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You Won’t Believe What These Cool Game Cameras Can Do

Ever had a great deer hunting location and wanted to put a camera there, but the trees were about as gnarly as Grandpa Fester’s overgrown orchard where hobgoblins lived? You may have tried rigging up a camera anyway. On a funky tree. On a post. Upside down hanging off a limb. Something. Zip ties...

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State Grants Available for Deer Habitat Improvement

The application period for $50,000 in Upper Peninsula deer habitat improvement grant funding offered by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division is now open. Application deadline is March 21. The Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative (DHIPI) is a cooperative grant program designed to enhance deer habitat on non-state-owned land in the Upper...

Public Meetings Set For Deer Issues

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will hold public meetings in December for hunters and landowners to attend and discuss deer issues. Meetings are scheduled in each Game and Parks district. Each meeting begins at 7 p.m. Game and Parks biologists will explain and take questions on various topics, including deer management, deer damage...

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How You Can Help Minimize Fawn Mortality

As with most mammals, white-tailed deer tend to produce more young than can be expected to survive. Although the reasons vary regionally, a high proportion of fawns born each year fail to survive to weaning age. In some cases, formerly overabundant deer populations have stabilized, if not declined, principally because of recent increases in...

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State Commission Proposes More Deer Regulations

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved a draft proposal that would divide the state’s Hunting Zone D into two deer management units, each with its own unique set of deer antler-point regulations and antlerless deer harvest days. The Commission met Nov. 20 in Weston as part of its annual slate of meetings....

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Expert Secrets on Sanctuaries, Security for Your Deer

Veteran big buck hunter Don Higgins believes in providing sanctuaries for deer because it gives them security, comfort and keeps hunters from bothering them when the sanctity of the area is preserved. If you’re limited in the amount of land you own or hunt, don’t fret. There still may be a chance to give...

Jeff Neal's inexpensive deer feeder will last for several years and hold about 250 pounds of food. (DDH Photo: Alan Clemons)

How to Build an Inexpensive, Durable Deer Feeder

  Jeff Neal has tried a variety of different feeders for his property in southeast Ohio, everything from spincast models on tripods and hangers to gravity-style feeders like the very cool Feed Bank from Banks Outdoors. Neal is Vice President of Sales & Marketing with Kalmbach Feeds, which produces the line of Heartland Wildlife...