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Kelsey Harris of West Virginia

I’m a Deer Hunter: Kelsey Harris

Kelsey Harris is 20 years old, a college student and former Miss West Virginia Teen USA pageant contestant. Like millions of other Americans, she’s also a hunter. Harris is in the spotlight in the first of many upcoming installments of Deer & Deer Hunting’s new column, “I’m a Deer Hunter.” DDH: You moved around...

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Bustin’ Targets to Raise Bucks

Many of the brightest stars in country music and the outdoors gathered March 31 in Nevada to shoot sporting clays to raise money for military veterans. The second annual NRA Country/ACM Celebrity Shoot was one of the highlights surrounding the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Country music sensation Blake Shelton...

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Cash Available for Shooting Ranges

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, invites public and private shooting facilities to apply for up to $400,000 in grants that can assist in developing strategies to put more target shooters on their firing lines. By providing this funding to qualifying ranges, NSSF’s Range Partnership Grant...

Sight In A Hunting Rifle? There’s An App

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has a new “Where2Shoot” mobile app now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app – available for free in the iTunes App Store – puts North America’s most comprehensive directory of shooting ranges in the palm of your hand. It also includes video tips for shooters, news...

Sunday deer hunting still is prohibited in Virginia.

Sunday Hunting Gunned Down Again

Efforts to remove the prohibitions on Sunday hunting failed in Virginia, again By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor Virginia hunters mounted a serious but unsuccessful charge this year in the Commonwealth’s legislative session to get Sunday hunting “blue laws” repealed or modified. So, until changes are made, hunting on Sunday in Virginia still will be...

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Hoosier Hunters Rack Up In 2011

Indiana deer hunters bagged fewer deer during the 2011 season than the year before, but the 129,018 total was still the fourth-best season on record, according to a report from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish & Wildlife. The total represented a 3.7 percent drop from the all-time record harvest of...

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Ohio’s Poached Monster Bucks

Ohio is one of the nation’s big buck states, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources also has some big fines for poachers. A five-year old law provides for fines to be based on the Boone & Crockett score of a buck. The controversial fines, or restitution as the Ohio DNR calls them, have...

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Plan to Update Your Cold Weather Apparel

Once deer season ends we usually store our clothing for several months until the first cool snap stirs memories of chilly mornings or bone-rattling afternoons on the stand. by Alan Clemons Spring and summer darn sure aren’t time for wool, Gore-Tex, heavy jackets and bibs or hoodies. But those months might be a good...

FOX Admits Policy Against Ammo, Firearms Ads

An official with FOX Sports Media Group in California confirmed Monday its anti-gun and anti-hunting advertising policies after a request for clarification from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The NSSF request asking FOX to lift its ban on firearms and ammunition advertising on Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts was dismissed with a form letter from...

Louisiana Expands Maurepas Swamp WMA

Bigtime kudos to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for its latest move: a massive expansion of the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area northwest of New Orleans. The 29,630-acre addition to the WMA now creates 103,374 acres within driving distance for thousands who live in southern Louisiana. The WMA is located between New...