white-tailed deer hunting

The Season: Mock Scrapes Are A Waiting Game

Creating mock scrapes and then waiting to see what happens – or if anything happens – is kind of like torture, isn’t it? By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor I mean, you’re kind of confident about deer being in the area. You’re just hoping to make one get more interested. Maybe alter his route...

Hunter Education Certification Completely Online

Obtaining an Oklahoma hunter education card is now just a few clicks away for most of the state’s prospective hunters. In fact, about 3,600 hunters have already successfully completed the course online and have printed off their hunter education card. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is now offering the complete hunter education course...

Veteran Hunter Don Higgins Special Guest on Deer Talk Now

Could you wait more than five years to take a shot at a whitetail deer, knowing it had grown from a healthy 2-year old into a true trophy? Veteran hunter and writer Don Higgins did just that, tracking a buck on his Illinois farm for more than five years. It took patience and stealth,...

Lauren Rich: Deer Hunting and The Beach

Lauren Rich lives on the beach in Florida’s beautiful Panhandle but enjoys getting dirt on her camo jeans about as much as having sand between her toes. The 25-year old host of “Destination Whitetail” loves deer hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Along with working as a sales manager for a large vacation business and...

Monster Non-Typical Texas Whitetail!

Giant non-typicals often have such crazy racks that you go “Hmmm” at first glance, but the monster buck killed by A.J. Downs in Texas is pretty doggone handsome. Downs arrowed the heavy-racked on the opening day of bow season in Texas, Sept. 29. According to this great report at BasecampTexas.com, he double-lunged the whopper...

The Season: Flashback 20 Years For Deer Gear!

Twenty years drags like a lead-filled wheelbarrow for youngsters looking to the future and seems to fly by for those of us with jobs, mortgages and life in general. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor So when I stumbled across the 1992 “Deer Hunters Equipment Annual” produced by Deer & Deer Hunting a few...