White salt and a little Big Buck Mineral Formula was a great combo last year for game camera images, with does and bucks hitting the site pretty hard.

Is It All Worth the Time, Sweat, Blood, Briars, Snakes and Effort?

On our DDH Twitter account, @deerhuntingmag, I noticed a tweet from a fellow hunter who had been out in the woods doing some season prep work and fighting with Mother Nature. “Soaked in sweat and bleeding from briers. Come November that set will be worth it.” tweeted Kyle Sheesley (@kjsheesley) who, along with his pal...

With ladder stands it's best to have a buddy to help you get them put up, especially with some of the 2-man stands that are heavier or taller. Be safe!

Deer Talk Now: How to Set Up a Ladder Stand Safely for Deer Hunting

Hunting deer and other big game animals from elevated stands is nothing new, with Native Americans and pioneers utilizing bluffs, trees and other perches to see animals approaching. But today we have the incredible luxury of sturdy metals, weather-resistant seats that are comfortable, and the ability to put these ladder stands pretty much wherever...


This Happens to 2,200 Deer Hunters Every Year!

    Of more than 11 million whitetail hunters in the U.S., a good portion of those hunters head for their favorite tree stand when bow and gun seasons start in autumn. Did you know that several thousand of these hunters make a fatal mistake each and every year? Sadly, that’s true. Preliminary research indicates...

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Deer Talk Now: Bartylla Secrets for Deer Hunting Success

If you’re thinking about deer season, leaves changing colors and putting a broadhead through a ribcage then you’re not alone at all. Thing is, deer season will be here before we know it. Seasons open in mid-summer in California and Florida, and then everything breaks loose in September. That’s just … oh, five or...

HHS UltraLite Harness

Thin, Strong and It Can Save Your Life

Weighing just a few ounces but with the strength to support hundreds of pounds, one of the best hunting tools you can own is so light you’ll forget about it. But you’ll love it when you need it while you’re deer hunting or hanging stands. Hunter Safety Systems UltraLite fall restraint harness is engineered...


Ninety Percent of All Deer Hunters Do This

If you’re a deer hunter and you use a climbing stand, lock-on stand or ladder stand, then you owe it to yourself to be as knowledgeable about the stand and as safe as possible when you’re using it. Elevated stands give us great opportunities to get above deer, scan the woods more effectively, take...

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Bump, Dump and Thump Giant Whitetail Bucks

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. One strategy used by veteran buck killers during pre-rut and the October lull is known as bump and dump. In this scenario, the hunter walks into a known big buck hideout in midmorning and bumps the target buck...

Wisconsin deer hunters will soon learn about final details on the 2015-16 season.

Opening Weekend Bow Buck!

Archery season is a few months away, but that won’t stop us from daydreaming about that first tree stand vigil of the year! Here is one of our favorite hunts from the Deer & Deer Hunting TV archives. +++ TRAVELING THIS SUMMER? GET THE BEST BOW CASE THAT PROTECTS EVERYTHING!