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A Deer Huntress Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, The Writing Huntress was cleaning, cleaning like a house mouse. Her blog was neglected as she hung the dog’s stockings on the chimney with care, In hopes that her statistics wouldn’t plunge horribly, waiting for Saint Nick to deliver all she wanted, under the...

Bucks use licking branches as signposts with their scrapes, and preorbital gland scent is a big part of it.

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...

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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...

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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...

A.J. Downs with his monster Texas non-typical buck. (Photo: www.BasecampTexas.com)

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...

Steve Bartylla has some of the best deer hunting tips for land and whitetail management, stand placement and more in his new book, Big Buck Secrets.

Deer Talk Now: Bartylla Says Don’t Be Afraid To Fail

Veteran deer hunter Steve Bartylla offered some great advice about hunting pre-rut bucks and thinking outside the box when it comes to your hunting. How’s that? Well, if you want to try a new food plot somewhere or hang some stands in that “what if …” place, do it. What’s the worst that can...

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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...