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14 Things to Know About Whitetail Deer Bedding Behavior


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5 Wild Game Chefs and Their Favorite Venison Burger Recipes

The venison burger has a special place among sportsmen. It combines America’s most popular big game, the whitetail, and America’s most popular food — the hamburger. To honor this famous dish, I reached out to five wild game chefs to get their favorite venison burger recipes. Buy Now: Full Season...


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5 Great Spots for All-Day Whitetail Rut Hunts

The rut is a magical time each fall. Does are running like their lives depend on it. Bucks are chasing them like their lives depend on it, too. Both species are activity as if their species will die off if they don’t participate in the festivities. Sheesh. But we aren’t...


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The 8 Best Deer Cartridges for This Season

If two years working in the retail gun trade taught me anything, it’s that anyone who has ever shot a firearm is an expert on the subject. Gun loonies know everything there is to know about rifles and cartridge ballistics and don’t require input from anyone, anytime. Well, at least...


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6 Reasons Why Kids Love Squirrel Hunting with Dogs

The excited whine coming from the dog box as we gathered our gear reached a crescendo as Tobby Oaks neared the tailgate. A flash of gray fur burst through the door the instant he unclipped the latch. Rocky and Miss Squall, so named for her high-pitched squeal when she sees...


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5 Advanced Ways to Reduce Risks of Falling from Treestands

No one believes they’ll suffer a treestand fall, much less sustain a serious injury or die. I know I didn’t — until I did. Truth is, the odds are against you, as 67 percent of hunters operating from elevated positions eventually fall, according to published CDC accident statistics. Avoiding such...


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The Best Big Game Mascots in Sports

In a 2014 high school mascot survey, it was revealed that seven of the eight most commonly used mascots hail from the animal kingdom. Buy Now: Classic Lined Realtree Edge Clog That's not surprising. What was surprising was that the Eagles, Bulldogs, Tigers, Lions, Wildcats, Cougars, and Panthers have a...


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5 Reasons Bucks Have Antler Growth Deformities

I barely noticed the buck’s limp as it walked toward my treestand at a pace steady and quick enough that if I didn’t grunt him to a stop, I might have missed my chance. But I did notice one side of his rack seemed a little “off.” I was already...


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Realtree Fishing: 10 Questions with Mark Rose

Realtree Fishing tournament pro Mark Rose ended a storybook season in 2018’s FLW Tour as he won the Pennzoil Angler of the Year title over some of the best bass fishermen on the planet. It wasn’t a big surprise to anyone, as Rose’s consistency has been a linchpin of his...


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5 Places to Find Elk in Pressured Easy-to-Access Areas

For most of my adult life, I lived in New Mexico’s fabled Gila region, where I also spent 23 years outfitting and guiding elk hunters. I bowhunted those Gila units myself well before they attracted the attention of globe-trotting trophy seekers, way back when archery tags were unlimited though an...


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The Greats: Top Record Book Whitetails by Category

I’ll be the first to admit that big bucks are not the reason I hunt. If you want to know why I hunt, check out the series The Reason for the Hunt we’ve been producing for the last few months. Then you’ll know why we do what we do. Gear...


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20 Things to Know About Deer Body Language and Behavior

As a prey species, deer communicate through vocalization, body language and scent. A deer uses its whole body — ears, eyes, nose, hair and tail. Whether used singly or in combination, they serve to warn other deer of potential danger, identify family members, convey family relationships, help find mates and...


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