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The Day a Trespasser Tried to Kill Me

Big deer. Sadly, some people will do anything to kill them — including breaking the law. As you probably noticed, the title of this post was pretty inflammatory. But a few short weeks ago I was out checking some of my treestands and I found where someone had tampered with...


Great White Shark Circles Deer

We don't often think of deer as shark prey, but one deer can count itself lucky after swimming only feet from a great white shark and escaping to live another day. The deer escaped a grizzly fate thanks to help from shark researcher Sean Van Sommeran, who was conducting a...


You Own the Land. You Don’t Own the Deer.

They sicken me. Those who think they own wildlife. That they own all the deer on their land and all the deer around it. Am I talking about the captive cervid industry? Yes and no. I wholeheartedly disagree with it. The fact that individuals are in essence violating the North...


My Dad Made Me Miss My First Deer

My dad made me miss my first deer. Or at least, it would have been my first deer had he not purposely made me shoot over the top of it. Say what? Come again? That’s right. My dad made me miss my first deer. I remember it like it was...


10 of the Best Deer Hunting Games for 2018

I remember when my parents bought their first computer. I was a kid. And I didn’t know much about them when I first started using one. (Obviously.) But I quickly got the hang of the deer hunting game my parents bought me for Christmas. And I’d be lying if I...


12 Reasons Some Hunters Kill Big Deer But Others Don't

Some guys and gals seem to always kill big deer. Other hunters rarely do if ever. So what’s their secret? Well, it isn’t just one thing. But those who frequently kill big deer have certain things in common. These 12 things are some of those.


Mushroom Hunter Finds Two-Headed Fawn

A mushroom hunter in Minnesota stumbled upon quite a find and his discovery is being hailed by researchers as a landmark case among wildlife oddities. Two years ago, the mushroom hunter discovered conjoined white-tailed fawns, which were stillborn and believed to have been the first recorded case of conjoined deer...


Watch Man Rescue Drowning Deer

A Texas man came to the rescue of a drowning deer this week, and it was all caught on camera. In a video uploaded to Facebook by the Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constable's Office, an unidentified Walden man can be seen swimming with a deer in his arms, while using...


Buck Commander's Willie Robertson Shares the Gospel

I’ve often said one of the places I feel closest to God is in the outdoors. The oneness with nature and His creation is an incredible thing. Both Realtree and Buck Commander understand that and stand firm in their faith. And I personally wouldn’t be who I am if it...


5 Reasons CRP Is Vital for the Future of Deer Hunting

The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is one of the most beneficial initiatives of all time for white-tailed deer. Similar programs like CREP also provide beneficial habitat for whitetails, too. Not only do whitetails rely on it but so do many other species of wildlife as well. Gear Review: Kimber Hunter...


New Study: Big Timber Not Suitable for Whitetail Fawns

The sun is shining. Trees are budding out. Flowers are blooming. On the surface, the timber seems like a tranquil place this time of year. But in reality, it’s a treacherous time to be a young white-tailed deer. Does are fawning, or soon will be. That means one thing —...


Whitetail Freaks: Practice During the Off-Season for a Better Fall

The off-season can make a bowhunter rusty. It doesn't pay to store your bow for months on end and then pull it out right before opening day. Don't learn this lesson the hard way. Take it from the Freaks. The Whitetail Freaks . And kill a whitetail freak (the four-legged...


5 Things Your Neighboring Deer Hunters Hate

I’m the type of hunter who enjoys many different methods of hunting. And I understand that people hunt for different reasons. That’s why I’d never criticize someone for shooting a young buck, using alternative hunting methods, or for doing anything differently than what I prefer or am used to. As...


Whitetail Taxidermy Poses for Your Next Deer Mount

Killing a big mature buck is hard. There isn’t anything easy about it. So when it all finally comes together, you want to cherish and remember that memory . You want to encapsulate it. And I like to do that by having my deer mounted. I visited Sam Coffey of...


How to Self Film Your Deer Hunt

These days, self-filming has become a popular thing. A lot of people are starting to film their own hunts. If you haven’t started yet, want to know the benefits of doing so, and need a little help heading in the right direction, you’ve come to the right place. I self-film...


Mailman Befriends Infamous Crow That Used to Attack Him

They started off as enemies. Canuck the crow, known for his bold and aggressive behavior around the Vancouver area, used to attack the local mailman during his mail runs. Tyler McLeod, the mail carrier for Canada Post, told CTV News , “I would walk up the stairs, and he would...


20 Tips for Blood Trailing Deer

Blood trailing isn’t just a skill. It’s an art. It takes years of practice and a lot of blood trails to gain the experience it takes to become proficient. To accomplish this, don’t just blood trail your own deer. Help other people blood trail theirs, too. This will increase your...


ScoutLook Hunting App Offers New Property Line Feature

I’m still a fairly young man; but those who know me call me an old soul. I like new-school, hi-tech bowhunting equipment; but I take just as much enjoyment from shooting a recurve. Call me conflicted. Call me whatever you want. But I love it all — both tactics that...


8 Types of Deer Crossings You Should Hunt

Some say work hard. Others say work smart. I say do both. And when it comes to hunting whitetails, both are important ingredients for success. Which leads me to one of the most important tactics known to bowhunters — hunting near deer crossings (or pinch-points). These are key to hunting...


Bill Proposes Massive Cuts to CRP Program Funding

The number of threats to deer hunting is reaching an all-time high. From Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) to declining hunter number and bad government policies, we’re fighting fires on all fronts. The latest one — Senate Bill 2557 . According to the National Deer Alliance...


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