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TED  Buffalo2

The Great White Buffalo Lives!

WELL LISTEN EVERYBODY TO WHAT I GOT TO SAY there’s hope for tomorrow if we wake up today. It happened long time ago in the new magicland, the Indian and the buffalo existed hand in hand. The Indian needed food and skins for a roof, but they only took what they needed, millions of...

INNOVATION  Vortex Diamondback

D+DH Innovation Zone: Vortex Diamondback Binocular

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Mark Boardman with Vortex describes the Diamondback, a value priced binocular with great qualities. You’ll get phase corrected and fully multi-coated lenses, an ergonomic design and more. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel. D+DH Innovation Zone, Season 1, Ep. 26....

GEAR  TruFire Patriot Flex

Hot Gear: Tru-Fire Updates Patriot with Economical Patriot Flex

Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has introduced the Patriot Flex, an update of the inexpensive and proven Patriot release. Retaining the Patriot’s nylon webbing wrist strap with a hook-and-loop style closure system, the Patriot Flex has an updated head that’s thinner and narrower than the original. The Patriot Flex’s new aluminum-alloy head features...

INNOVATION  Sitka Fanatic LIte

D+DH Innovation Zone: Sitka Fanatic Lite

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Dennis Zuch with Sitka Gear gives us the rundown on the awesome new Sitka Fanatic Lite system. It’s versatile enough to knock off the chill in the early season or harsh conditions in late season, along with being quiet and having ample pockets. That’s...

TURKEY  Lynch Mob turkey calls

Turkey Bonus: Master Your Calls

Choosing a specific type of turkey call is a personal preference as well as a test of proficiency. Some hunters can operate certain designs better than others. Some styles offer features that are appealing when it comes to maintenance, convenience, storage and transport. Other designs are simply selected based on fit, feel and function....

TED  Kids Camp with AR rifles

Salute to All of the SpiritWild Volunteers!

As great, generous, caring, giving, loving, volunteering Americans prepare for our 26th annual summer celebration of the mighty Ted Nugent Kamp for Kids charity events across the hinterland, I stand in awe at the level of incredible hard work, dedication and sacrifice so many people endeavor for the benefit of America’s future generation of...

Utah's biologists are keeping an eye on state mule deer populations this winter.
(Photo: Brent Stettler)

Foundation Donates $1.1M for Habitat, Research Projects

The Mule Deer Foundation is providing more than $1.1 million for habitat projects and mule deer research in Utah, a record amount a wildlife conservation group has contributed in a single year to the Utah Watershed Restoration Initiative. The money is generated from the sale of Utah Conservation Permits (Governor’s Tags) and money raised from the 200...

Dan Schmidt aiming at an extreme quartering-to target as part of the Deer Talk Now illustration.

How to Make the Best Bow Shot to Kill a Deer

The anatomy of every successful bow shot hinges on many synchronous yet dynamic elements. This lends bowhunting the drama that keeps us coming back, but we also have an ethical obligation to eliminate uncertainty from the equation whenever possible. By Patrick Meitin Many view successful shooting as a purely-physical function of aligning sights to...