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Have You Seen This Incredible Johnny King Buck Video?

If you’ve been keeping up with the Johnny King Buck saga, no doubt you know about the amazing Wisconsin buck and how Boone and Crockett will be officially scoring the deer’s monstrous rack on Sept. 22 in Montana. What you might have missed, however, is the Deer Talk Now webcast on Wednesday that featured...

Deer Kill Check Station

Counting White-tailed Deer Kill Totals

Ever Wonder How Deer Kill Statistics Get Totaled By State Agencies? Each year, millions of hunters set foot in the woods and harvest millions of deer. We count these harvests as a way to manage the whitetail population and to attempt to quantify an area’s deer hunting opportunities. However, not all states determine their...

Mission Crossbow

Mission Archery Releases First Crossbow

Mission Archery, the hugely popular off-shoot of Mathews Inc., has entered the crossbow market. This is the first step for either company into the growing crossbow space and signals the accelerating trend of horizontal archery in the United States. Mission’s MXB-360 is another innovative game-changer from archery icon Matt McPherson, who designed the MXB-360...

Wisconsin's Paul Ryan is a diehard whitetail hunter. His was named as Mitt Romney's running mate for the presidential election in 2012.

VP Nominee Paul Ryan to Speak at ‘Save Our Heritage’ Rally

Sportsmen have a unique opportunity to meet and hear U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the 2012 Republican Vice Presidential nominee, as he headlines the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance 16th annual “Save Our Heritage” rally, sponsored by the Ithaca Gun Company. The rally will be Sept. 29 at the Aladdin Shrine Temple in Columbus, Ohio. The seven-term...

Paul Ryan Hunter

Paul Ryan Hunter, Our Next Vice President?

Read the full Paul Ryan deer hunting interview here! Without a doubt, the Aug. 11 announcement of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as Mitt Romney’s pick for the GOP Vice President spot immediately sent waves coursing throughout the outdoors community.


DMAP: A Deer Hunting Fix or Fallacy for State Herds?

As the dust settles from the many months of speculation and political posturing over Wisconsin’s deer czar report, hunters are still left wondering what will become of the final recommendations. Earlier this week, Texas deer biologist James Kroll (known as Dr. Deer) issued the report amidst much fanfare. As reported here on the Whitetail...


DNR Secretary: Give Us Time To Work

DNR Secretary Stepp response to call for replacement of deer management staff By Cathy Stepp, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources On Tuesday, we received the Wisconsin deer report from Deer Trustee, Dr. James Kroll and his team Dr. David Guynn and Dr. Gary Alt. This comprehensive report included a series of recommendations that...

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James Kroll Wisconsin Deer Report: No Sizzle, No Steak

After months of waiting and thousands of forum and blog comments made across the blogosphere, Texas deer biologist James “Dr. Deer” Kroll has issued his final recommendations to “fix” Wisconsin’s so-called deer problem. BY DANIEL E. SCHMIDT, D&DH EDITOR If a tree falls in front of 700,000 deer hunters, would anyone hear it? That...