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Deer & Deer Hunting Editor Dan Schmidt bagged this wide-racked buck on Monday while hunting in southern Alabama.

DDH TV: How to Become the Invisible Hunter

Is it really possible to get invisible in the deer woods.  No, but there are ways to make sure you are being as quiet and scent free as possible…and sometimes its as easy as using what’s around you The show airs Monday, Aug. 10, on NBC Sports. Check local listings for times in your...

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Don’t Ignore These 6 Simple Tips for Treestand Safety

Each year throughout the country hunters are seriously injured as a result of falls from tree stands. These accidents can be prevented through the proper use of a tree stand safety harness. Twenty-five hunting accidents were reported in 2013 in South Carolina. Ten of these were tree stand accidents and three were fatal. Each time...

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Barnett BC Raptor R: Fast, Light and Ultra-Cool Limb Design

With a radical design that includes reversed limbs and blazing speeds, the new Barnett Buck Commander Raptor Reverse is turning heads as one of the best new crossbows for deer hunting. The reverse draw design helps shift the center of gravity more toward the center just above your fore hand, which will aid in...

Bucks can damage their antlers that are in velvet if they fight or knock them against trees, fences or other hard objects.

Fight! Fight! Big Velvet Bucks Get Busy Slamming Antlers

It’s always fun to see big bucks fighting and getting after it, but when it happens in summer while their antlers are still in velvet it can be a bit confusing. This buck fight captured by Whitetail Properties shows how bucks spar in summer while still in velvet. This seems a bit more than...

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Father, Son Sentenced after Deer Transport Convictions

A father and son have been sentenced following their convictions on illegal deer transportation charges that involved a lengthy investigation in at least three states. Donald W. Wainwright Sr., formerly of Ohio, was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison and other penalties. The investigation was sparked five years ago after wildlife officers saw deer peeking...

Whether you're hanging stands in summer, using them during the season or practicing your bow shots from an elevated perch, always wear a safety harness.

Treestand Safety: You’re Crazy for Not Being Prepared

Back in spring while turkey hunting on my buddy’s property in south Alabama, I ran across this homemade ladder stand that had been taken down from the tree. Seeing these rusted metal parts, worn out come-along belt and rotting wood reminded me of a stand I stupidly — very stupidly —climbed about 10 or...