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Hermaphrodite

Whitetail Freaks Part 2: Hermaphrodites

Here is another bizarre instance of a buck’s genetic wiring gone awry. This lucky hunter shot a truly once-in-a-lifetime deer, but what is it? That’s a good question; one that we can only speculate on when trying to answer it. The photo has been all over the Web, and was recently posted on Facebook...

Amanda Thomas is one of several guests appearing at DeerFest. She is a model and actress for Linda McAlister Talent out of Dallas and Los Angeles, and just so happens to be an ardent whitetail hunter.

DeerFest to Donate All Proceeds to Children’s Charity

The nation’s biggest all-deer festival not only will attract a lot of hunting celebrities, but it also will donate 100 percent of its proceeds to a charity that assists underprivileged children. The fifth annual DeerFest is — as its name suggests — about all things deer and deer hunting. It will be held in...

Dan Schmidt Texas deer

Intense Whitetail Management: Lessons From South Texas Provide Clues To Increase Trophy Buck Potential

The white-tailed deer’s popularity is especially augmented by its adaptability and abundance. This malleable herbivore is not only abundant, but it also can live just about anywhere — from our back yards to the deep, dark forests of Canada, providing sportsmen ample and affordable hunting opportunities. By Bob Zaiglin Although the whitetail has always...

Mary Hundley of Texas hasn't let her age - she's 100! - stop her from deer hunting! (Photo: Robert Hundley III / Lone Star Outdoor News)

She’s 100 and Still Hunts Deer!

It’s been said quite often that hunting is something for anyone, regardless of age or gender, and Mary Hundley is clear proof of that. The Texas native turned 100 in October and still enjoys getting out into a stand for a hunt. According to this cool story in Lone Star Outdoor News, Hundley gets...

Country star Jason Aldean with a 10-point Texas whitetail!

Jason Aldean’s Downtime Includes Bow, Deer

Jason Aldean travels the country performing before thousands of fans, stays in fine hotels and has achieved a level of success he dreamed about years ago while playing in small venues and college bars in central Georgia. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor But when autumn rolls around, Aldean finds himself yearning for the...

A.J. Downs with his monster Texas non-typical buck. (Photo: www.BasecampTexas.com)

Monster Non-Typical Texas Whitetail!

Giant non-typicals often have such crazy racks that you go “Hmmm” at first glance, but the monster buck killed by A.J. Downs in Texas is pretty doggone handsome. Downs arrowed the heavy-racked on the opening day of bow season in Texas, Sept. 29. According to this great report at BasecampTexas.com, he double-lunged the whopper...

North Carolina Warns About Texas CWD, Deer

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is warning citizens that two mule deer in Texas have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease and, as a result, North Carolina taxidermists can no longer accept full heads for mounts from Texas. North Carolina taxidermists must inform state wildlife officers if they receive a full head from...

Illinois Man’s Semen-Snatching Case Involves Texan

Court papers made public recently offer more details in the case of an an Illinois man pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining deer semen from a Texas buck named “Diablo.” According to the Houston Chronicle, Raymond Favero, 55, specifically pleaded guilty to the charge of acquisition of wild life in interstate commerce in violation of...

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James Kroll Wisconsin Deer Report: No Sizzle, No Steak

After months of waiting and thousands of forum and blog comments made across the blogosphere, Texas deer biologist James “Dr. Deer” Kroll has issued his final recommendations to “fix” Wisconsin’s so-called deer problem. BY DANIEL E. SCHMIDT, D&DH EDITOR If a tree falls in front of 700,000 deer hunters, would anyone hear it? That...

Shhhh … Come Shoot Guns With Us

With the recent approval of suppressors for hunting in Texas, it’s only fitting that a shooting range will host an event for hunters and shooters to learn more about them. The first Silencers Are Legal Shoot! will be held April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Elm Fork Shooting Range in Dallas....