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Deer Dogs Banned on Kisatchie National Forest

U.S. Forest Service officials announced Thursday a ban on the use of dogs to hunt deer on the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana. Officials say complaints have been reported for years. Hunters have said they will appeal to the court system for relief, a move that resulted in a similar USFS decision being overturned...

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Would You Hunt Deer with One of These?

by Alan Clemons Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission officials have offered a proposal to allow suppressors for hunting game animals, including deer, joining a handful of other states considering the move. Lone Star Outdoor News reported the proposal should have more discussion and possibly some formal action at the TPWC’s next meeting in March. Read...

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Season’s Over: Where’s Your Ammo?

With deer seasons long over in the North and mostly wrapped up in the South, hunters across the country are cleaning up their rifles and locking them up for the year. But what to do with that hunting ammunition? D&DH contributor Walt Hampton offered these tips to our sister publication Gun Digest: Modern primers...

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Big Bucks Steal Some of the Spotlight at National Turkey Convention

By Alan Clemons NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Turkeys are taking the spotlight at the National Wild Turkey Federation convention here this weekend, but deer aren’t being ignored. The annual national convention attracts thousands of hunters and conservationists. Mossberg is sponsoring the annual taxidermy contest for the turkey and whitetail mounts. Several dozen mounts in each...

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Can Deer Really Hear Better than Humans?

Because deer have rather large ears, it makes sense that they can hear better than humans, right? Or can they? Many hunters assume that because deer have ears three times bigger than ours they can probably hear three times better. Some unpublished data from Art Stattleman of the University of Georgia tried to quantify...

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Gun Sales Climb at SHOT 2012

Many indicators, including a record-setting 2011, show the firearms industry  continues to thrive in a down economy and that the potential exists for another  strong sales year in 2012, reports the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the  trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports  industry. NSSF made the announcement today at the...

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Dan Schmidt’s Top Picks from Day 2 at SHOT Show

Another interesting day is coming to a close at the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas. Not to belabor the point, but this really is one of the most exciting years for innovation that we’ve seen in years. Technology inroads have allowed manufacturers to produce cutting-edge products that most...

Deer & Deer Hunting June 2011

D&DH was developed under the direction of white-tailed deer hunters offering comprehensive and practical information about white-tailed deer and deer hunting techniques — the type of editorial no one else has been able to imitate. Subscribe now. Inside This Issue • Use these seven proven tactics to improve your odds in the woods this...

Deer & Deer Hunting March 2011

D&DH was developed under the direction of white-tailed deer hunters offering comprehensive and practical information about white-tailed deer and deer hunting techniques — the type of editorial no one else has been able to imitate. Subscribe now. Inside This Issue • Have you committed a deer hunting sin if you shoot a young-of-the-year whitetail?...