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Dawn of American Deer Hunting Cover

Exclusive: Dobie Describes Dawn of American Deer Hunting

Take a visual journey through the history of North American whitetail hunting with Dawn of American Deer Hunting by longtime hunter and DDH contributor Duncan Dobie. This book is a photographic anthology of the American whitetail hunter from the 1800s to mid-1900s, including the firearms used, methods of travel, and how they survived the...

A Florida buck approaches a corn feeder.

Of Deer Bait, Minerals, Food Plots and Petty Ethics

I’ve touched on this topic previously at this blog, but today’s visuals help drive the point home a little more clear. I’ve long-held the contention that anyone who argues against baiting for deer — yet plants food plots or maintain mineral sites — are hypocrites. Plain and simple. What’s more, anyone who argues against...

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., loves deer hunting and the outdoors.

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan: Deer Hunter, and Speaker of the House

United States Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is one of the nation’s most well-known and visible politicians. In 2012 he was the Republican nominee for Vice President after being selected by presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Ryan was elected Speaker of the House in late 2015 following the resignation of Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). Boehner’s announcement just...

Getting the right boots that fit, are warm and keep you comfortable are important no matter where you hunt.

How to Buy the Right Hunting Boots

It’s pretty simple: if your feet are wet, cold or hurting then you’re going to be a disappointed puppy trying to hunt a deer, no matter how tough you are or think you are. That’s why buying the right hunting boots is pretty darn important. Deer seasons are open and it’s about to turn...

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Still Celebrating the Predator Purity After All These Years

Okay all my deeranddeerhunting.com backstrap BloodBrothers, altogether now with spirit; Happy Birthday to me, happy birthday to me, happy birthday dear WhackMaster StrapAssassin1 Uncle Ted, happy birthday to me! By Ted Nugent Oh my but that sounded so sweet, almost romantic now didn’t it. Yes, it did. Thank you very much. And so it...

Oh, my! Greg Thompson's high-racked Texas archery buck came from a 33,000-acre free range hunt. What a buck!

Buck Pole Honor Roll: Your Best Bucks of 2015-16

We’re back for another great look at the Buck Pole Honor Roll for the 2015-16 season with your bucks and does from across the country! Each year we highlight your deer and the hunters who killed them with photos that will be updated all season long. These are from submissions on social media and...

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Put Destination Whitetail on Top in the Outdoor Sportsman Awards!

Voting is hot and heavy for the Outdoor Sportsman Awards and our own Brittney Leigh Glaze is in the running for Favorite Show Host! Glaze is host of Destination Whitetail, which highlights deer hunters and unique locations throughout the country. From the sultry summer opening of Florida’s season to the big bucks of Kansas...

12 Days of SDH Deals

Pssttt! Daily Deals for Giant Savings in ShopDeer!

    When it comes to great information about deer hunting, strategies, cooking venison and planning your great hunts, ShopDeerHunting.com has you covered! We’ve kicked off our annual 12 Days of Deals and you’ll be able to find super discounts on DVDs, downloads, cookbooks, hunting books and other super deer hunting gear. Click here...

DDH TV co-host Mark Kayser and a mule deer buck he toppled testing the new Hornady ELD-X bullet. (Photo copyright Mark Kayser)

Kayser Scores on Super Buck Testing New Bullet from Hornady

Sometimes you get lucky and receive an invitation to hunt a premiere property. D&DH TV co-host Mark Kayser received just that and was on the hunt in western South Dakota for either a prairie whitetail or a tall-tined muley. After several days of hunting Kayser couldn’t believe the number of mature deer he encountered...

Sandra Froman has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Sturm, Ruger & Company.

Staunch Second Amendment Fighter Appointed to Ruger Board

Ms. Sandra S. Froman has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Sturm, Ruger & Company, effective immediately. Froman has established herself as a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment and has worked tirelessly to ensure that the protections it guarantees are preserved. She is a Past President of the National Rifle Association...