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May the Force Be With You and All Your Backstrap Dreams Come True!

Every morning and every afternoon, September, October, November, December, January and February, I unleash my pure predator beast, and head to my chosen ambush location for another hunt of a lifetime. The excitement that broils down below has not subsided one whit for the past 60 plus years of bowhunting, and I look to...

Deer breeders throughout the country will keep an eye on a lawsuit in Texas against the state's wildlife agency about who owns deer.

Deer Breeders File Lawsuit, Say Captive Deer Aren’t State’s Wildlife

Deer breeders in one of the nation’s biggest hunting states are challenging a long-held tenet that wildlife belongs to the state and public, instead of private actors, following the recent discovery of chronic wasting disease in captive deer. The lawsuit against the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department requests a judge make a declaratory judgement....

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BREAKING: CWD Confirmed in Texas Deer

Tests for Chronic Wasting Disease taken from a white-tailed deer in Texas have been confirmed positive, resulting in the first case in the species in one of the nation’s biggest deer hunting states. The tests were confirmed and announced by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials. The deer was in Medina County and tests...

Dan Schmidt Texas deer

Intense Whitetail Management: South Texas Lessons, Clues for 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...

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...

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...