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With ladder stands it's best to have a buddy to help you get them put up, especially with some of the 2-man stands that are heavier or taller. Be safe!

Deer Talk Now: How to Set Up a Ladder Stand Safely for Deer Hunting

Hunting deer and other big game animals from elevated stands is nothing new, with Native Americans and pioneers utilizing bluffs, trees and other perches to see animals approaching. But today we have the incredible luxury of sturdy metals, weather-resistant seats that are comfortable, and the ability to put these ladder stands pretty much wherever...

BOWHUNTING  Dan Schmidt aiming at a broadside target

Take40More Hot Pick: DDH Guide to Bowhunting

As a voracious reader for more than 40 years, I can’t specifically pinpoint how many serious adult books I’ve read cover-to-cover over the years in a “can’t put it down” session. I’m a fan of just about anything: magazines, books, newspapers, old history, political history, wildlife management and more. A magazine doesn’t last long...

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Food Facts: Secrets of a Whitetail’s Stomach

Hunters often wonder about deer finding quality nutrition before natural foods and agricultural crops become abundant in spring, and then later in the year when thoughts turn to natural browse and supplemental food plots. Here, courtesy of John J. Ozoga’s insights in Deer & Deer Hunting, is some insight into how the whitetail’s amazing digestive...

Fresh guacamole is a fantastic addition to your venison burger or as a side dish with chips.

This Super Guacamole Kicks Up Your Tasty Venison Burgers

This is perhaps my favorite time of the year, other than during hunting season, because everything here in the Southeast is pretty much at full-bore throttle going wide open. School is out so the kids are playing, swimming, biking, fishing, getting muddy in creeks, staying up late and sleeping in, having fun and being...

When you get in your blind, arrange your seat for the best shot possibility. Consider all the angles and shot possibilities so you don't get caught off guard.

How to Maximize Your Deer Hunting Ground Blind Setup

Want to get closer to more deer while hunting from a ground blind? Creating a ground blind is one of the best and easiest ways to maximize your deer hunting opportunities. You can select specific stand locations based on travel routes, bedding areas, feeding areas, the wind, water or other factors, and then make...

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Alan Clemons’ Pick of the Day: The Extinguisher Deer Call

Want to take trophy deer? Don’t just wait for them – bring them in! Reproduce the full range of whitetail deer vocalizations with the Extinguisher Deer Call. It’s the only deer call that sounds like a buck, doe and fawn in an instant, thanks to its patented Modislide System. The Modislide, found exclusively on...

GEB  Buck in food plot

Grow ’em Big: Best Deer Food Plots Incorporate Smorgasbord Effect

Learn how to attract deer to your property at all times during the season by offering them everything they need in one food plot. Grow ’em Big host and veteran land manager Steve Bartylla explains how to create a smorgasbord effect on even the smallest of properties. You can easily do this through smart...

Sitka Core Next to Skin

Sitka Introduces New Core ‘Next to Skin’ Series

Sitka Gear, the leader in performance hunting gear, introduces an all-new industry changing “Next-to-Skin” line. The new CORE Series offers three weights of next-to-skin pieces which have been developed to allow hunters to fine-tune their system to their activity type or environmental conditions. The new CORE Series lineup is the first in the hunting...