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WATCH: Deer Ducking an Arrow

  Can a deer duck, dodge or otherwise avoid being hit by an arrow? This is a common topic among bowhunters, especially when bowhunting season starts. Here’s a little insight from a trail camera sequence capture by our editor-in-chief. By Daniel E. Schmidt Seasoned bowhunters often use the “deer ducked my arrow” excuse as...

If you don't have any venison just yet, try out Scott Leysath's recipe with beef. (Photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff - wwwBeefItsWhatsForDinner.com)

Ready for a Creative, New Way to Prepare Your Venison?

We’re never too big on Cream of Mushroom as a go-to for venison dishes, often seeing hunter-chefs resort to some worn out recipe that’s just not good. “Prepare venison, put into slow cooker with giant can of Cream of Mushroom and favorite herbs, cook the snot out of it and then eat it with...

Deer seasons are open and venison chili is a favorite because it's easy and delicious. If you don't have any venison yet, practice with beef and enjoy. (Photo: Kraft)

Venison Chili: Flavorful Dish Comes From the West

Venison chili is a favorite of many hunters. It’s easy to make, you can use ground or chunked venison, and it is so doggone versatile it’s not even funny. Make it mild or hot, spoon it out of a bowl or eat on cornbread or spaghetti, beans or no beans … so many options. Brad Fresch,...

Sitka Early Season Whitetail Jacket

Early Season Deer Hunting Chills Not a Problem Anymore

Early season mornings can be nippy sometimes, and that’s not a bad thing after the brutal heat of summer, but it’s always good to be prepared for any weather condition while deer hunting. Even the chill of a dark morning can get you a little stiff or shivering after walking to your stand. That’s...

Gun Digest Long Range Shooting

Latest, Best Info Updated on Long-Range Shooting

Rifle shooters looking to perfect their long-range game need look no further than the new edition of Gun Digest Book of Long-Range Shooting, which includes information on the best technology, techniques and guns developed for both formal and informal shooting sports. Seasoned firearms writer L.P. Brezny has completely updated his popular, original book on long-range...

This deer in Oregon was infected with EHD in an area previously without the disease.

EHD Discovered in New Area, Kills Numerous Deer

Tests have confirmed that deer in the Roseburg area are dying from Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD), a disease that has not been seen in deer in this area of Oregon before.   Lab results from Oregon State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Lab tested positive for EHD late last week. This year, more than 100 deer...

Under Armour Ridge Reaper Barren

Exclusive ‘No Background’ Camo Pattern Makes its Debut

Under Armour has launched its highly anticipated camouflage pattern, the Under Armour Ridge Reaper Barren Series, which features a “no background” pattern technology to help hunters achieve greater concealment. This innovative and exclusive camo pattern will be featured in the brand’s new, elevated hunting product collection built for and inspired by western big game hunting. The...

Venison Loin

Eight Ways You Can Help Lend a Hand!

  September is “Hunger Action Month” and The Sporting Chef, Scott Leysath, renowned chef for anything with fins, feathers or fur, provides steps to offer support to those one in six Americans who struggle with hunger every day. Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of...

Brady Ellison Archery Deer Hunter

Olympic Archer, Deer Hunter Captures Third World Cup

Brady Ellison is pretty darn good with a bow and arrow. No denying that at all. Ellison is an Olympic medalist, has won the Pan American Championship and other events multiple times, and just won his third straight World Cup Final title. In 2011 he won 35 of the 37 world ranking events he...

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What’s Inside the Mind of a Gun Deer Hunter?

Two weeks ago, Deer & Deer Hunting TV examined what compels bow hunters to hit the field. This week, it’s the gun hunters’ turn as the experts at Deer & Deer Hunting TV use the all-new episode to discuss those sportsmen and women who opt to hunt with firearms. Check out all the action this week, only on...