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15 Jobs You Can Get in the Outdoor Industry

Millions of people across the country love the outdoors. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, hiking, etc., the great outdoors is loved by many. And chances are a good portion of those people would love to work in the outdoor industry. I’ve worked as an outdoor writer, editor, photographer, video producer, worked...


Georgia Deer Attack Dogs, Terrorize Neighborhood

Aggressive deer are targeting both people and pets in Peachtree City, Georgia, and have even killed one dog. Carolyn Taylor shot cell phone video of a deer that seemed unafraid of her while she walked the cart path on the local golf course with her dog. Her mother Susie Lucsko...


7 Bad Archery Shots Not to Take on a Deer and What to Expect If You Do


Another Way to Find Somewhere to Deer Hunt

Finding a place to hunt is continuously becoming harder and harder to do. It's certainly led to a decline in hunter numbers over the last decade. Kip Campbell with Red Arrow TV is here to share a message and help with that. Don't Miss: The Parts of the Compound Bow...


15 Facts About the White-Tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer is the most popular wild game animal in North America. Biologists and researchers have spent countless time and money learning about the whitetail and what it means for deer hunters. These 15 facts have been part of those findings.


10 Things Your Deer Hunting Mentor Hates

The future of hunting depends on us sharing the outdoors with those who may not have the knowledge, means or access to do it on their own. So there’s no greater act in the outdoor lifestyle than introducing someone to hunting. If you’re new to hunting, and have a mentor...


15 Great Pranks for Deer Camp

I take things seriously when it comes to deer hunting. I like things the way I like them. I’m stubborn. I’m rarely open to suggestions. I meticulously map out plans in my head and put them into play on the deer I’m after. But I’m a jokester at heart. And...


State Suspends Active Shooting of Deer for CWD Testing

The Clarion Ledger in Mississippi recently reported that according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, active shooting of whitetails for CWD testing has been suspended. MDWFP official Russ Walsh addressed the issue. "For right now, yes, we have ceased active shooting operations," said Russ Walsh, MDWFP Wildlife...


Watch Deer Crash Volleyball Game

A great game of beach volleyball can be hard to resist, even for a young buck. Emily Alberts shot this video of a deer crashing a beach volleyball game at Virginia Tech. The deer actually turned the game into more of a solo soccer match as it kicked and headbutted...


State Supreme Court Hits Captive Cervid Hunting Industry Hard

High-fenced hunting operations have always taken a bit of heat for ethical reasons. Many hunters and non-hunters alike disagree with the unnatural and unfair advantage hunters have when hunting deer, elk and other cervids inside of enclosures. Now, they’re taking more heat due to their possible contribution to the spread...


Entire High-Fenced Deer Herd Culled Due to CWD

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) continues to rear its ugly head throughout much of the United States. The terrible disease is spreading to new areas and prevalence rates continue to rise in areas it’s already established. The future looks bleak, and when we hear stories such as what recently occurred in...


New CWD Law Leads to Baiting Ban in Missouri

Follow along as The Huntin Grounds' Steven Fuller explains what the new baiting laws mean for Missouri deer hunters. It's all due to the continued spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) . Click here to see if your county is part of the effected region. Don't Miss: Chronic Wasting Disease...


5 Mature Buck Personalities We Hate

Every deer is unique. They have different facial characteristics, body size and antler structure. Most importantly, they have different personalities. That’s what makes every deer hunt different. Some bucks have personalities that make them easier to kill. Some are harder. Below are five of the latter.


5 Action-Packed Deer Hunts to Get You Pumped for Deer Season

July is here. And it's hard to believe that for some, deer season is less than two months away. Believe it or not, it's coming, though. And we're happy about that. It's been a long off-season. But there's still time to kill between now and opening day. Here are five...


The Importance of Knowing How to Read Animal Tracks

Woodsmanship. It’s an important part of being a hunter. Sadly, many feel that it’s a dying art. While trail cameras, extended effective ranges of weaponry and other technological advances are certainly helpful and welcome, I fear they’ve resulted in less woodsmanship across the board. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a...


11 Deer Hunting Mistakes Even Experienced Hunters Make

Sometimes deer hunting seems like a simple thing. But most of the time our better judgment reminds us that there’s truly nothing simple about it. Whitetails are complex critters that take decades to understand. And while biologists and researchers have dispelled many myths and made huge strides, we’ve only begun...


Ralph Cianciarulo Shoots a Great Late-Season Buck

Ralph Cianciarulo is at home in Illinois in 2010 trying to battle winds and weather and fill his tag when he finally gets a great buck in front of him. Don't Miss: 5 Places to Find Giant Late-Season Bucks Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


12 Steps for the Best Deer Hunting Trophy Photo Ever

The pre-season is here , preparations are being put in motion, and we’re knocking on opening day’s door. Just about every deer hunter I know is licking their lips and chomping at the bit. It’s like the night before the toilet seat horseshoe tournament at the county fair. And yes,...


The Difference Between a Buck’s Core Area and Home Range

Mature white-tailed bucks are like cantankerous old men — loyal to their surroundings, stuck in their ways and want nothing more than a full belly. They’re incredibly simple yet oftentimes complex to figure out. And getting close to them — well, it ain’t happening unless you're doe-eyed or packing a...


Huntin Grounds: Clearing Small Areas in Timber for Kill Plots

Small kill plots can be a cheap and effective way to get the close shots you are looking for during deer season. Don't Miss: The 10 Commandments of Food Plots Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting...


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