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Albino Deer

Just How Rare are Albino Deer?

Not all deer are born equal. Especially the ones that stand out like beacons in the night! Here’s a look at what just might be one of the most fascinating deer roaming southeastern Wisconsin this spring. by Daniel E. Schmidt These very cool photos today come compliments of my niece and her husband, Andrea...

Dan Schmidt: Our Prey Deserves Our Respect

by Daniel E. Schmidt Maybe it’s just me, but it appears we as hunters have stepped off our path. It wasn’t a sharply defined turned, but rather a gentle meandering that occurred over the course of several generations. As a whole, we don’t truly appreciate the animals we kill. Maybe we’re spoiled by today’s...

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Dan Schmidt: Best Broadheads for Deer Hunting

  by Dan Schmidt, D&DH Editor Any well-placed broadhead will quickly and efficiently kill a deer and secure prime venison. However, not all broadheads are created equal. Your job in finding the best head for your setup involves finding a broadhead that offers outstanding penetration and cutting ability, indestructible construction and incredible flight characteristics....

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B&C Dethrones Hopes for King Buck

    It’s over. The Johnny King Buck will not be a new world record in the Boone and Crockett Record Book. Earlier today, the club panel-scored the deer and, as predicted on this blog Friday, stood by the originally revised score of 180-0/8 that Wisconsin scorer John Ramsey gave the deer after receiving...

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We Tip Our Hats to Boone and Crockett

  “It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   by Daniel E. Schmidt No truer words have ever been spoken. In the wake of tonight’s landmark news that will most likely forever change the annals of deer hunting history, the Boone...

Big Buck Photo: Dan Schmidt’s OTHER Texas Bruiser

Deer & Deer Hunting Editor Dan Schmidt killed this buck yesterday in Texas. Add it to this one from earlier in the week, and his hunt is turning out just fine. Schmidt said he believes this buck will score in the 150s.                   Want to kill...