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GunShop: Battle of the 30-Caliber Deer Rifles

It’s one of the oldest rivalries in ballistics — the venerable .30-06 Sprg. versus the oh-so-popular .308 Win. Which is better for deer hunting? By Dave Henderson Quite honestly, it’s the same argument as Coke versus Pepsi, Ford versus Chevrolet or wood stocks versus synthetic. The difference in performance is negligible and although both...

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DDH Pick of the Day: Black Friday in July!

Woohoo! It’s Black Friday in July! Black Friday usually is in autumn after Thanksgiving, that day-after “sales” day when retail stores and online sites turn into something akin to rugby match among 12-year-olds who have been chugging Red Bull. Be sure to use the code BFJULY40 to pick up 40 percent savings on almost...

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Gun Digest 70th Edition Hot off the Presses

Firearm enthusiasts and shooting sportsmen everywhere will recognize Gun Digest 2016 as the leading source for information on the latest guns and related gear. The 70th Edition is better than ever, with entertaining articles by some of the top names in gun and outdoor writing covering all categories of rifles, handguns and shotguns. It’s...

Part of a good management plan includes shooting does when the population numbers dictate doing so.

Grow ’em Big: How Many Whitetail Does Should You Shoot?

Questions about doe management run rampant through the deer hunting community and often are focused on these three themes: How do you know when, where and how many does to shoot off a given property? They’re legitimate questions, of course. If you have a lot of deer or don’t have too many, figuring out...

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How to Use a Smartphone to Gauge Deer Hunting Distances

Learn how a new technology that’s built into deer hunting rangefinders lets you sync your smartphone to the rangefinder to help better gauge distances, adjust for bullet drop, windage and more. This is especially helpful when hunting deer at long distances. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt gets the scoop on the new Elite...

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Lee Lakosky’s Pick of the Day: Clover, and Hunting Mature Whitetails

Lee and Tiffany Lakosky are known throughout the deer hunting world as masters at managing properties for huge bucks. According to Lee, his magic bullet is the same lucky charm of the Irish — clover. “People ask me all the time,” Lakosky told Deer & Deer Hunting. “If you could put in one all-around plant...

Ted and Caeden work on his form which looks pretty doggone good!

Walk the Trails of Yesteryear to Optimize Future Hunts

I slowly cruised the family sedan down old Grand River Avenue approaching Lahser Drive on the outskirts of Detroit, my head spinning with a flurry of dynamic images and memories of my bow and arrow youth in the old neighborhood. By Ted Nugent “There!” I pointed excitedly! “Right there! That’s where Millers Feed Store...

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How to Clean a Deer Rifle in 3 Steps

A good deer rifle is a tool that should work for you at the range and in the field, instilling confidence and doing a task when called upon no matter what the conditions. But you can’t ignore it, either. Your best deer rifle, whether it’s 38 years old or brand new off the shelf...

Getting the right boots that fit, are warm and keep you comfortable are important no matter where you hunt.

How to Buy the Right Hunting Boots

It’s pretty simple: if your feet are wet, cold or hurting then you’re going to be a disappointed puppy trying to hunt a deer, no matter how tough you are or think you are. That’s why buying the right hunting boots is pretty darn important. Deer seasons are about to open this month in...