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Hot Gear: Best Mosquito Control for Deer Hunting

The latest in Thermacell’s campaign to rid your hunt of mosquitoes and other biting insects is the Scout Camp Lantern. This is yet another outstanding product from Thermacell to receive the full endorsement from the Deer & Deer Hunting crew, and it earns it for two good reasons. First, this lantern...

Baptize Them Slow and Easy!

Some of us in this glorious world of deerhunting are just plain lucky, especially those of us so doggone fortunate to have been born into a hunting family from the very beginning of our American outdoors Dream. It was December 13, 1948 when I arrived in Detroit, Michigan. My dad, Warren...

O.F. Mossberg & Sons Contributes $150,000 to NSSF’s 2016 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that O.F. Mossberg & Sons has joined #GUNVOTE’s President’s Club, committing $150,000 in support of the association’s critical voter registration and education campaign. This is the largest donation the #GUNVOTE campaign has received to date....

Best Venison Steak Recipe … Ever?

Opinions abound about whether to use marinade or sauces on deer meat and, to be honest, none of them are wrong because everyone’s tastes are different. Some folks just grill and eat. Some may add salt and pepper. Others may use a dry rub, store-bought marinade or create their own marinade...

Go for It, SpiritBloodbrothers! I Smell Fall!

I know. It’s still the middle of summer and the living is easy. Hell, it’s not even August yet, but as I merrily dance off the stage each and every night from the greatest musical outrage of my long rockin’ life, dripping puddles of sweet BBQ sweat and happiness, overjoyed at...

Thank You Hunting Industry Brotherhood

It’s real easy to get caught up in the whirlwind vortex of this stimulating hunting lifestyle, and well we should. Getting caught up means we are deep into it and therefor dedicate ourselves to be the best that we can be at ambushing our families’ meals while performing our stewardship balancing...

Hot Gear: Updated Trail Cameras Hit Home Run

For the 2016 hunting season if you’re looking to hit a home run with your trail cameras, Browning Trail Cameras has taken its “best of the best” high-end cameras and made them even better. For 2016, the Platinum Series Recon Force FHD trail cameras have been equipped with a series of...

Deer Numbers Stable, Rising in Some Areas

Deer populations are stable and rising according to post-season surveys of one state not always high on any lists for whitetail deer hunters. Stable and rising? How’s that possible? According to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks hunter surveys, mule deer numbers are increasing in Region 6, the northeastern portion of...