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Dan Brad DTN

Great Tips to Shoot Your Bow Better, Kill More Deer

Do you shoot your bow well? Do you hit targets where you want, group them well, have consistent accuracy and confidence at longer distances? If not, then it’s time to dial it up a notch. Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks offer some of their top tips for bowhunting, improving your shooting skills and how...

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What Has Suddenly Killed 50 Deer in This Breeding Facility?

Deer deaths aren’t uncommon in summer months, especially in the Southeast and Midwest, once temperatures climb and if lack of rainfall concentrates watering holes or dries up sites. But when 50 deer die in a high-fenced breeding facility, that raises immediate eyebrows and questions. It also gets state wildlife and agricultural officials involved pretty...

NAP Chris Hunter Iowa bow buck

Ready for Bow Season? Check Out This Monster Iowa Buck!

Are you ready for deer season? Is your bow sitting there in the garage or house looking like, “Please take me to the woods and let me see a deer before my limbs explode with anticipation!” Yeah, we know the feeling. There’s still too much time before we get to check cameras, hang stands,...

HHS NRA safety vest

Reversible Safety Harness Works All Season

If your state requires blaze orange for hunting and you enjoy a full-sized safety vest, you’re in luck with this new safety system designed for all-season use. For hunters who enjoy both archery and gun seasons, Hunter Safety System has announced the introduction of the new NRA-licensed Patriot safety vest. This stylish, reversible harness...

Seafood gumbo can include venison sausage, of course, for added flavor!

Venison Appetizers and a Summer Seafood Slam

My gosh, I do believe I could eat fresh seafood until my cholesterol level hit something along the lines of an SAT score and I looked like Mr. Creosote before he noshed on that wafer-thin mint. Shrimp, oysters, fresh fish, squid … dang. Love it. Love it! And I really don’t care how it’s...

Eddie Claypool with his DIY Arizona Coues deer that scored a fantastic 104 inches.

Eddie Claypool on Do-It-Yourself Deer Hunting

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. Of his beginning in the Coues deer quest, Eddie Claypool of Oklahoma remembers quite well his initial planning for his trip into the desert. “The first year was 1994 and I just decided to give Coues deer a...

Weston Vacuum Sealer Pro 2300

Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Deer Hunting Dad

Father’s Day is near and that means a lot of dads will be opening boxes or bags containing socks, ties, belts and another flashlight to stick in the garage with the others he got for Christmas. Don’t go there. Please. Give your deer hunting dad something he can use and enjoy for years. He’ll...

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...