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Whitetail Deer

$102 Food Plot

News flash: Cultivating a small food plot needn’t cost you thousands of dollars and a week’s vacation.

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Wireless Trail Cam

We review the new wireless trail camera from Bushnell to see if this really is a revolution in remote game management.

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Whitetail Deer Articles

Monster Nontypicals

Illinois is the land of nontypicals. This weekend at the Deer and Turkey Expo, trophy...

Georgia Monster

Fletcher Culpepper took this incredible 233-inch buck, which is a county record, and...

Trophy Buck Hotspot

Forget Iowa and Buffalo County. Southeastern Minnesota is the new destination for...

Late-Season Tips

In a year with more than its share of unusual climatic and environmental events,...

Wolf vs. Buck

It's easy to think of wolves as killing machines and whitetails as their defenseless...

40 Best Deer Tips

We've put together the 40 best tips from recent issues to help you kill the biggest...

  • March 12, 2014

    Essential Knot for Hunting: How to Tie the Clove Hitch - 0

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    The clove hitch excels in all kinds of outdoor applications. It's great anytime you need to quickly tie a rope to something – a tree, tent pole, fence post, truck hitch, hunting buddy.

    I use it to anchor my pack rope to the sawbucks on a packsaddle. It enables me to sling elk quarters on my pack horse and never worry about them slipping off. Best of all, it’s easy to tie. Once you learn the technique, you can tie it in the dark, and without even thinking about it. [ Read Full Post ]


  • March 11, 2014

    Video: Dogs Chase Deer Through a School - 1

    Three deer and two dogs broke into a middle school in Lothian, Md. early Monday morning, leading officials to cancel classes and causing up to $5,000 in damages.

    This surveillance footage from Southern Middle School shows a deer crashing through a glass entrance door into the school lobby around 4 a.m. Two deer race inside and a third deer follows, scrambling across the floor. One of the three charges the glass doors and bounces off before turning and fleeing deeper into the building. It’s either an escape attempt or a last-ditch effort to scare away the dog on the other side of the glass.

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  • March 7, 2014

    Will Primos on Meat Hunting vs. Trophy Hunting - 0

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    Editor's Note: This is one of a series of live blogs from the QDMA North American Whitetail Summit.

    Will Primos sold the famous hunting products company bearing his name back in 2006. That hasn’t slowed him down. In fact, stepping away from the day-to-day operations of running Primos has allowed Will to focus on what matters most to him: advocating for hunting. [ Read Full Post ]


  • March 7, 2014

    How to Shoot a Recurve Bow: Tips for Proper Grip - 2

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    Many things contribute to a well-executed shot with a traditional bow, but one important factor is how you grasp the handle or “grip” the bow. A traditional bow calls for a different grip and form than a compound bow. There can be a pretty steep learning curve for guys who have shot compounds for years and want to try hunting with a recurve for the added challenge. [ Read Full Post ]


  • March 7, 2014

    Video: 6 Coyotes Called in at Once - 0

    You can hunt coyotes for a long time and never call in six to one set. The shooting is impressive except for at the end when you can tell the guys are a little over excited.

    This clip was uploaded last month to YouTube by 208wacey. You can see the full video here.

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  • March 5, 2014

    Video: Hunter Rescues Locked Buck from Dead Rival's Antlers - 0

    We’ve seen hunters rescue several locked bucks. In the most cases, buck's rival is already dead from exhaustion or coyote predation. This video was shot last month by 29-year-old Kansas hunter Evan McAnally, who came across the bucks while checking his game cameras in Stafford County.

    A tangle of antlers on the ground caught his attention and further inspection revealed the remains of a half-eaten buck locked with another deer. He assumed they were both dead. As McAnally approached, the intact buck rose and tried to walk away, reports the Kansas City Star. McAnally set his cell phone in a bush to record the rescue attempt. After trying unsuccessfully to unhook the antlers by hand, he retrieves a saw from his truck. [ Read Full Post ]


  • March 5, 2014

    How Gene Mapping Could Save Some African Game Species - 0


    Photo by Frank Miniter

    The lesson we can learn from the rebound of American bison might help a whole passel of African animals whose fate is clouded by poaching and habitat destruction. How? By mapping their genetic identity, suggests Dr. James Derr, a biologist at Texas A&M University.

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