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Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

Summer 2014? Are you kidding me? I hate to subject you and me to predictable status quo colloquialisms, but here she goes; my, how time flies when we’re having fun! So if my calculations are correct, this little Nuge ditty oughtta be showing up on your intergalactic electronic hand-held device sometime on Thursday, June...

Tacos Carnitas can be made with shredded beef, like these, or venison if you have some deer meat in the freezer. They're great! (Photo: Jess Lander/Wikipedia)

Venison Machaca One of the Best Dishes Ever?

Sunday in Nashville on the final day of the CMA Music Festival my wife and I were just taking in the sights along Broadway Street, the main drag through the city, and there were quite a few sights. It looked like the infield of a NASCAR race, quite honestly. I’m sure most of the...

Enclosures often pit landowners and hunters against state wildlife officials and others in a never-ending debate.

High Fence Deer Battle Reaches Attorney General’s Crosshairs

The debate has raged for years between landowners, wildlife agencies and, occasionally, the judicial and legislative branches in different states: when a landowner erects a high fence on his property and captures otherwise wild deer, or moves deer into the enclosure, are they his property or do they still belong under the purview of...

Wildgame Innovations Razor cameras

Razor Trail Camera Goes Wide for Coverage

Deer hunters looking for video capabilities and wide coverage can find them today on many trail cameras. That includes the newest camera family from Wildgame Innovations, with three cameras equipped with top features. Check out the press release below from Wildgame Innovations: Looking for the sharpest trail camera on the market? Look no further...

A good dry rub can help tough cuts of venison or beef.

Try This Super Dry Rub Recipe For Your Venison

Dry rubs are easy to make, can be as simple or involved as you wish, and can help transform a tough cut or shoulder roast into a succulent delight. Take a venison shoulder roast, for example. It has several muscles and a bunch of connective tissue. Some folks just discard it. Boo, hiss! Coat...

Larry Weishuhn

Shake, Rattle and Roll Those Big Bucks

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. No hunter should dare visit Missouri, Iowa, Texas or even Nebraska without a good set of rattling antlers. Few regions feature as callable deer as the South Central Plains. This is one of the reasons why hunting celebrity...

Bushnell Trophy Cam Essential

Great Game Camera Features, Affordable Price

Deer hunters always are looking for quality gear at affordable prices, and that includes trail cameras used for population surveys and summer scouting. Bushnell has a new game camera with a host of features but not a whopping price. Check out the press release below from Bushnell: Bushnell, an industry leader in high performance...

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When Do Whitetail Fawns Drop?

Have you started seeing any whitetail fawns yet on your property or is it time yet for you to start seeing them? Veteran researcher and hunter Charles Alsheimer says the gestation period for white-tailed deer is 195 to 200 days. The actual birth date for fawns may vary slightly in most of the United...

Larysa Swityk for Bumping Bucks

Bump, Dump and Thump Giant Whitetail Bucks

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. One strategy used by veteran buck killers during pre-rut and the October lull is known as bump and dump. In this scenario, the hunter walks into a known big buck hideout in midmorning and bumps the target buck...