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Annual NRA Meetings: Acres of Guns, Gear and Outfitters

The National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meetings and Exhibits, sponsored by MidwayUSA, will be held May 19 to 22, 2016.  Special events will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center, KFC Yum! Center Arena, Kentucky International Convention Center and Belvedere at Waterfront Park.  The exhibit hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center opens Friday, May...

White-tailed deer, mule deer and other wildlife use Conservation Reserver Program lands throughout the country all year.

Federal Cap on CRP Limits Acreage Despite Record Demand

Despite demand for participation in the successful federal Conservation Reserve Program, land this year will be less than the amount requested by landowners due to a federal cap on the amount. Many hunters believe CRP lands, which include farm and grass lands, is only for or primarily good for upland birds. That’s wrong, though. White-tailed...

GEAR  TruFire Patriot Flex

Hot Gear: Tru-Fire Updates Patriot with Economical Patriot Flex

Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has introduced the Patriot Flex, an update of the inexpensive and proven Patriot release. Retaining the Patriot’s nylon webbing wrist strap with a hook-and-loop style closure system, the Patriot Flex has an updated head that’s thinner and narrower than the original. The Patriot Flex’s new aluminum-alloy head features...

handcuffs

Three Plead Guilty to Beating Deer to Death in Truck

Three men from Georgia pled guilty and were sentenced in Stuttgart (Ark.) District Court last Thursday on charges stemming from a video of one man beating a deer in the back of a sport utility vehicle. The video, posted to social media in late January, quickly went viral, garnering thousands of views in a...

Celestron ThermoTorch is a 3-in-1 hunting tool that you'll want in your gear bag during summer work and the hunting season.

Hot Gear: Get Lit, Stay Charged with 3-in-1 Hunting Tool

Hunting and fishing always involve being out in the elements, and sometimes the elements are not very pleasant. It’s simply part of serious hunting and fishing – sometimes launching the boat or walking to the hunting stand will take place in the dark. Sometimes it will be cold. Sometimes you’ll be far enough in...

INNOVATION  Sitka Fanatic LIte

D+DH Innovation Zone: Sitka Fanatic Lite

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Dennis Zuch with Sitka Gear gives us the rundown on the awesome new Sitka Fanatic Lite system. It’s versatile enough to knock off the chill in the early season or harsh conditions in late season, along with being quiet and having ample pockets. That’s...

Ameristep Warlock blind 1

Hot Gear: Disappear from Sound, Sight With Ground Blind

The Ameristep 2016 line-up of ground blinds is full of incredible models to cover any hunting or photography situation – including 7 all-new designs. Suffice it to say that if you can’t find an Ameristep blind to fulfill your needs, you should probably focus more on, say…knitting. Ameristep’s new Warlock Blind delivers anything a hunter could ask...

Grilled venison with fresh veggies and maybe a light dash of your favorite marinade is an easy, delicious way to enjoy your hunting success.

Make the Best Summer Parties with Venison Kebabs

When summer rolls around and you start firing up the grill, be sure to make some great memories with your deer meat from successful hunts last season. Kebabs are super ways to enjoy your venison. They’re also fun to eat, easy to prepare and you can make them ahead of time or just before...