whitetail deer hunting

TED  WXdoe

Filming a Hunt Is the Hardest Hunt of All

Lights! Camera! Action! And presto! We have instant hunting television at its finest! Cue the broadside Booner, wait for that perfect sunray light, get that handsome bowhunter stud all groomed and coifed, then get those multiple camera angles just perfect for the perfect shot and ultimate Cecil B. DeMille hunting television production masterpiece! Not...

Wildlife Research Special Golden Estrous

D+DH Innovation Zone: Wildlife Research Center

The Deer & Deer Hunting team always seeks the best deer hunting gear and with the D+DH Innovation Zone you’ll find exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Paul Marion of Wildlife Research Center talks about the great Special Golden Estrous and how it helps hunters. After a quarter century of...

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Interest in Archery Continues to Climb at Steady Rate

Archery participation in America climbed about 14 percent from 2012 to 2014, boosting the number of archers to 21.6 million, according to a new scientific study commissioned by the Archery Trade Association. The nationwide survey – conducted in February and March 2015 by the respected research firm Responsive Management of Harrisonburg, Virginia – scientifically...

As many as 25 percent of the deer in the eastern United States are believed to be infected with the parasite that causes malaria. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

BREAKING: Researchers Discover Malaria in Eastern Deer

The parasite that causes malaria has been discovered in white-tailed deer that live in the eastern part of the United States, with estimates of at least 25 percent of the region’s deer being infected. For the last two years, researchers have been studying the parasite and how it lives within the deer. It is the...

Blaze pink

Governor Signs Bill Approving Blaze Pink for Hunting

Blaze pink is now approved for hunters following the signing of a legislative bill Feb. 4 by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Walker signed Act 131 into law, making Wisconsin the first state in the nation to allow the bright pink color as a safety apparel for hunting. The color was studied by the University...

Parker Ambusher

Hot Gear: Crossbow Hunters Have New Option from Parker

Parker Bows’ new Ambusher Crossbow sets a new standard by being the lightest, most compact, high performance crossbow in the industry. The Ambusher incorporates a revolutionary front-end that features Parker’s proprietary Advanced Split Limb Technology with integrated Micro-Lite Limb Pocket System, making it ultra-compact while sending arrows downrange at over 315 feet per second. The Ambusher...

GEB  Buck in food plot

Fencing Options for Better Deer Food Plots

As gamekeepers we constantly preach about the importance of spring and summer nutrition for whitetails. There are huge upsides for your deer herd when they are provided quality high protein groceries during the growing months. Anyone who has tried to grow a small food plot of soybeans, lablab or other highly attractive warm season annual...

Gumbo is fantastic and versatile, too, so if you want to add some deer meat or sausage then it won't hurt a bit! (Photo: MonsoursPhotography.net)

Break Out the Gumbo Pot and Spicy Venison Sausage, Too

After the recent post here about gumbo and such, I started poking around for a few more Cajun recipes that could incorporate deer meat into them for a different flavor. Louisiana folks love their deer hunting and, in my opinion, it’s one of the most underrated states in the Southeast for big bucks. The...

TED in his plaid jacket and whompin stick

I Got Terminal Backstrap Fever and I Like It

Be it known by all deerhunters everywhere that we do indeed have our own deerhunting soundtrack. Sing it like ya mean it; backstrap fever, na na na, backstrap fever a na na na!”  Catchy little ditty ain’t it! Sing it often enough and I can guarantee you that your deerhunting dreams will soar on...

Properly prepared venison jerky will bring smiles to your entire family. (photo by Dan Schmidt)

27 Benefits of Hunting, Eating Wild Venison

Whether you’ve been eating venison and other wild game for years or have just begun, there’s absolutely no doubt whatsoever that it’s a clean, healthy, nutritious lifestyle when you’re enjoying the bounty from a hunting trip. Check out this series of facts about the benefits and be sure to share this with your friends...