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Top Shot

Check Out This Awesome Ruger Salute to America

Chris Cheng, winner of the 2011 Top Shot competition on History Channel, provides a cool rendition of the Star Spangled Banner with his suppressed Ruger .22 rifle. Yes, a suppressed Ruger .22 rifle. How cool is that? It’s so quiet that you hear the plink and music notes more than the rifle. For plinkers...

United States Constitution

Happy Independence Day EveryDay to Deerhunters Everywhere

The way I see it, a 4th of July celebration at deeranddeerhunting.com must be a very special Independence Day celebration by those of us that live the ultimate independent lifestyle. Afterall, which culture of man could function more independently than a ruggedly individual deerhunter, driven by instinct and vision to remain hands-on, down and...

DESTINATION Britney Leigh Glaze

Destination Whitetail Returns for Action Packed Season

Destination Whitetail returns to Sportsman Channel for another action packed season of whitetail deer hunting, cool locations and stories, hunting insights and more. Destination Whitetail is a TV show that investigates the people, places and ways to hunt whitetail deer throughout North America. In the 43 states with deer populations, their habitat varies, as do...

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Thanks to Our Great DDH Fans for Your Support!

Social media is about as fluid as a rolling river and we’re sure glad you’re along for the ride on our Deer & Deer Hunting Facebook page. We greatly appreciate our great fans and supporters who have been with us over the years. From the first days of The Original Stump Sitters to today’s...

What's the best way to attract deer during the early season? Provide them with a constant supply of water.

Waterholes: The Best Way to Attract Deer?

I’ll never forget the first time I bowhunted whitetails over a manmade water source. It was in the mid-1990s, and I was hunting the famed bluffs of Buffalo County, Wisconsin. This was my first trip to this land of Boone and Crockett-class bucks, and I was hunting with legendary outfitter Tom Indrebo. As, daylight...

Ruger Gunsite Scout Composite Rifle

Products in Action: Ruger Gunsite Composite Scout Rifle for Deer Hunting

Ruger’s Gunsite Scout Rifle was designed to be an all-around gun that anyone could use for self-defense, hunting or target shooting, and chambered in .308 it’s more than enough to take down deer and big game. This year Ruger is offering the lightweight composite version, which shaves weight while retaining the durability and accuracy...

Ted and Toby Nugent with a super bear! Predators, indeed!

Turn Up The Nature Radar to be a Deadlier Predator

I cannot imagine anything in life much more inspiring than being welcomed into the lives and families of US Military warriors. Since the 1960s, I have been immensely blessed and humbled to be invited to share campfires with these heroes and their families, and I have learned much about how quality of life comes...

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DDH Hot Pick: the Celestron FireCel

Deer & Deer Hunting Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt has seen a lot of hunting items over the years — and by a lot we mean thousands, just roughly estimating — but one palm-sized piece of hunting gear caught his eye like no other. The Celestron FireCel is a really cool combination of an adjustable light...

BOWHUNTING  Dan Schmidt aiming at a broadside target

Take40More Hot Pick: DDH Guide to Bowhunting

As a voracious reader for more than 40 years, I can’t specifically pinpoint how many serious adult books I’ve read cover-to-cover over the years in a “can’t put it down” session. I’m a fan of just about anything: magazines, books, newspapers, old history, political history, wildlife management and more. A magazine doesn’t last long...

Fresh guacamole is a fantastic addition to your venison burger or as a side dish with chips.

This Super Guacamole Kicks Up Your Tasty Venison Burgers

This is perhaps my favorite time of the year, other than during hunting season, because everything here in the Southeast is pretty much at full-bore throttle going wide open. School is out so the kids are playing, swimming, biking, fishing, getting muddy in creeks, staying up late and sleeping in, having fun and being...