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Alsheimer on Deer & Deer Hunting

Alsheimer: The Whitetail Rut is Ready to Launch

By the last week in October the rut is about to explode for northern whitetails. Scraping and rubbing behavior has increased dramatically from what it was in early October. Also, a buck’s home range is no longer as small as it was in early September and October. In some areas bucks can be expected to cover more...

Stacy Harris on Destination Whitetail

Stacy Harris Reveals Her Gourmet Venison Tips On Destination Whitetail

  Tune in to Destination Whitetail tonight at 8:30 Eastern/7:30 Central Standard Time on the Sportsman Channel. Tonight’s episode features Stacy Harris – chef, author and pioneer in the field-to-table movement – as she shares her insights on healthy sustainable living, and hunts for her first whitetail. Putting aside her career as a lawyer, Stacy now...

Ted Nugent: The Deer Hunting Lifestyle is a Beautiful Thing

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO TED’S CLASSIC GREAT WHITE BUFFALO   By Ted Nugent I’m back. And I like it. I wish to thank all my real SpiritWild BloodBrothers across this great country for your never-ending support and incredible positive spirit here, there and everywhere. Not a day goes by that I don’t feel the...

Alsheimer and Deer & Deer Hunting

Alsheimer: The Whitetail’s Friendly Summer Is About To End

By Charles J. Alsheimer Don’t expect to see scenes like the one exhibited in the accompanying photo much longer because the days of bachelor group behavior are numbered. Once early September arrives a buck’s testosterone level begins to rise, triggering the start of a host of rutting behaviors. From this point on bucks will begin disassociating themselves from...

Ted Nugent and Deer & Deer Hunting

Ted Nugent: Deer Hunting Is Ours To Enjoy & Share

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO TED’S CLASSIC MOTOR CITY MADHOUSE   By Ted Nugent A golden mesquite coal medium rare venison infested and spiritually erect greetings and salutations once again my dear deer and deerhunting BloodBrothers all. Can you feel the love L-U-V? Myself, as hopelessly predictable, am helplessly stoned, drunk, inebriated I’m telling you,...

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Alsheimer: Deer Antler Velvet – Big Bucks Are Losing It!

By Charles J. Alsheimer Over the next two weeks northern whitetail enthusiasts will be in position to witness one of the most amazing sights in nature, the peeling of velvet from a buck’s antlers. When bucks peel velvet from their antlers the process can take anywhere from an hour to several days to complete. Outside of...

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Alsheimer: Mature Bucks Buddy-Up All Summer

By Charles J. Alsheimer Bachelor group behavior of white-tailed deer can be fascinating during the summer months. I took the accompanying photo on Aug. 10 and it illustrates how bucks “buddy-up” during the lazy days of summer. During this time they will groom each other, and feed and bed together. Though researchers have documented that bachelor...

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Alsheimer: The Final Stages of Deer Antler Growth

By Charles J. Alsheimer This is the fourth and final segment showing the antler growth of a specific 150-class buck. I took this photo on July 31 and it illustrates the growth that has taken place since July 4. For all practical purposes his antler growth is now complete, and is a prime example of...