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Prescribed burning is one great way to eliminate understory growth and leaf litter, and rejuvenate the soil.

Prescribed Fire Wildly Beneficial for Deer, Wildlife, Habitat

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s private lands biologists have scheduled a series of free workshops offered to teach landowners the proper and safe use of prescribed fire to improve wildlife habitat. Throughout history, humans have used fire to shape their landscape, including upland forests and fields in Arkansas that have a long history...

Josh Peterson killed this stunner buck in western Wisconsin.

Deer & Deer Hunting: The Best Bucks of 2014-15

Welcome to the Deer and Deer Hunting 2014-15 Buck Pole, where giant bucks from across the country are featured and deer hunters are celebrated. The bucks and hunters here are sent to us via email and also some of the hottest big bucks circulating on social media sites. We’ll keep this post updated as new...

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VIDEO: How to Clean a Deer Rifle in 3 Steps

A good deer rifle is a tool that should work for you at the range and in the field, instilling confidence and doing a task when called upon no matter what the conditions. But you can’t ignore it, either. Your best deer rifle, whether it’s 38 years old or brand new off the shelf...

Uncle Ted is still putting does and bucks on the ground, and backstraps in the freezer!

Say Hallelujah, Bloodbrothers, and Pass the Arrows!

Happy January 29, 2015 my deeranddeerhunting.com NugeBlog BloodBrothers all. Yes, it is true, so wonderfully true that the deerseason does indeed throttle on here in Texas, Ohio and a few other deer rich jurisdictions where the mighty whitetails and muledeer of America still need some last ditch management. Say Hallelujah and pass the arrows!...

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Deer Talk Now: What Deer Hunters Can Learn From Trappers

Tom Miranda has hunted big game animals around the world, literally on multiple continents and in some of the toughest conditions, but he got his start as an outdoorsman many years ago as a trapper. With the knowledge Miranda gained from studying animals’ travel routes, escape routes, how they approached his trap sets, how...

Mentored hunting programs have helped thousands of youngsters across the country get into hunting and the outdoors.

State Game Commission Revises Mentored Hunting Program

After weeks of controversy about possibly dropping its mentored hunting program, which rankled many veteran hunters and organizations interested in helping get more youth involved in the outdoors, one state wildlife agency reached a compromise of sorts. A decision given preliminary approval Jan. 27 by the Pennsylvania Game Commission will alllow children under age 7 to...

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VIDEO: How to Use a Smartphone to Gauge Deer Hunting Distances

Learn how a new technology that’s built into deer hunting rangefinders lets you sync your smartphone to the rangefinder to help better gauge distances, adjust for bullet drop, windage and more. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt gets the scoop on the new Elite Rangefinders from Bushnell Optics. Bushnell’s Scott Peterson explains the technology...

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Score With the Best Venison Burgers, Chili on Super Bowl Weekend

Whether you’re a diehard face-painting fan ready for the big Super Bowl clash or a casual fan who likes a little football and good food, this weekend is one of the best. The ramp-up to the National Football League’s annual championship game is monumental. Tons of print and online stories, of course, and folks wanting to...

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Bushcraft 101: Sharpen Knives Once, Then Hone Forever

You must regularly sharpen your knife to re-establish a worn edge. A dull knife is worse than useless; it’s dangerous, since it’s harder to control. The sharpness of your knife is a key indicator of your skill level as a bushman. By Dave Canterbury A whetstone is a sharpening stone, a tool used to remove metal...