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Add a Doe or Two to Your Freezer This Season

Applying early boosts chances for hunters seeking antlerless tags and adding some more deer meat to your freezer this hunting season. Pennsylvania deer hunters who want to better their chances of obtaining an antlerless license will want to send in applications during the first round of sales set to kick off on Monday, July...

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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. This is especially helpful when hunting deer at long distances. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt gets the scoop on the new Elite...

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Walk the Trails of Yesteryear to Optimize Future Hunts

I slowly cruised the family sedan down old Grand River Avenue approaching Lahser Drive on the outskirts of Detroit, my head spinning with a flurry of dynamic images and memories of my bow and arrow youth in the old neighborhood. By Ted Nugent “There!” I pointed excitedly! “Right there! That’s where Millers Feed Store...

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Legislative Update: See What’s Happening with Hunting in These States

Tracking the Capitols is a source of legislation currently being tracked by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation state policy team to keep you informed of the most pertinent and timely state legislation affecting hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping and other conservation issues. Connecticut H 6034 Introduced: 01/21/2015 Sponsor: Joint Committee on Environment Issue Brief:...

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Deer Talk Now: Secrets Revealed About Buck Dispersal

What do you think about this idea: If you have a bunch of bucks on your property and don’t shoot any of them during the season, won’t you stockpile them for the next season and have more bigger bucks? Makes sense, eh? In this first part of a two-part series of Deer Talk Now, host...

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Did You Know: Rise of the Female Hunter

One of the great things about hunting is it’s not just for one group of people. Hunting offers something for men, women and children of all ages and races. We even can choose from a variety of ways to hunt. Want to use a bow or gun? Have at it. Crossbow? Plenty to choose...

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Mama Mia! How About This Parmesan Venison and a Nice Chianti?

Summer finally has arrived and that means fresh vegetables, berries and good old grillin’ and chillin’ with family or friends. Stacy Harris, author of “Happy Healthy Family: Tracking The Outdoors In” has enjoyed preparing, cooking and eating venison for years. Her family enjoys the outdoors, from their big vegetable garden that includes herbs and...

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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...

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Alan Clemons’ Pick of the Day: Super Hot Ma-Mah Call

When you need a versatile deer call to use throughout the season, you’ll want one that is proven in real-world hunting experiences and will work for bucks and does. Deer & Deer Hunting Managing Editor Alan Clemons reaches for the Super Hot Ma-Mah call to make realistic sounds that get the attention of deer in...

The sight every bowhunter wants to see: A blood-soaked arrow that hit its mark. (photo courtesy of Cory Johnson/Smokey Valley Archery)

Dan Schmidt: 3 Ways to Become a Better Bowhunter

You don’t have to be a world-class archer to become a deer hunting machine. In fact, the most successful deer hunters are those who develop proficient shooting skills then use their woodsmanship and knowledge of deer anatomy to do the rest. By Daniel E. Schmidt Here are three things you can do this weekend...