Black-Tailed Deer

  • You’ve Been Hanging Your Deer Wrong for Years

    A rope around the neck or a gambrel through the Achilles tendon — that’s how most hang their deer. Walk into any well-respected steakhouse locker, though, and you’ll see beef hanging completely different. The ideal way to hang your ungulate for aging is using a technique called the tenderstretch method...

  • 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...

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Inside Look: Realtree MAX-5 Camo

Sure, MAX-5 is our waterfowl hunting pattern. But did you know it's great for deer hunting in certain areas, too? See how well it blends in cornfields, with grasses, and in other areas in the video above. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos...


Deer Shot Placement: How to Know Where Your Arrow Hit

There are two things you need to know the moment you arrow a deer. First, you need to know where you hit the deer. Secondly, you need to know where the deer ran. Here's how to make sure you ace the latter. Don't Miss: You Shot a Deer. Here's How...


How to Gut a Deer in Less Than 2 Minutes

We already knew Fred Eichler was a legend. But did you know he can gut a deer in just a few seconds? Watch as he makes very quick work of this deer. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer...


How to Pack for Deer Scouting Success

As deer hunters, scouting is a vital key to success. Making the most of each scouting trip and minimizing the amounting of hunting pressure applied while doing so will increase your effectiveness and chances for success. The following tips will help you to pack smarter so that you get the...


The New Barnett Droptine XT Crossbow in Realtree Original

Users of all skill levels will benefit from the Barnett Droptine XT Realtree Crossbow's safety and performance features. The pass-through grip with finger reminders keeps your hands safely positioned, and you can rely on the Anti-Dry Fire trigger system and Soft-Lok arrow retainer for additional peace of mind. It also...


Deer Hunting Gear: The Field and Stream Product Lineup

Field & Stream is offering truly innovative and effective products. I’ve been testing many of them for the last 12 months, and let me tell you, they’re holding their own. Here is a very brief look at some of what they’re offering for 2017.


10 Tips for Getting Permission to Deer Hunt

Each season it becomes harder to gain access to private land deer hunting . If you are not a landowner or blessed with family members and friends who are; you are at a serious disadvantage on finding prime real estate. With the intense competition between hunters; it is ever increasingly...


10 Ways to Prevent Treestand Theft

Treestand theft is a serious issue. Thousands of deer hunters are affected by it every season. Sadly, no matter what you do, the risk is still there. But there are tips you can implement to reduce the likelihood of someone lifting the stands you used your hard-earned cash on. Here...


Deer Hunting: Meat Is the Biggest Reason People Hunt

Ask 10 people why they deer hunt and you’ll likely get a slightly different answer from all of them. But the most common answer based on the data? Meat. Clean, healthy venison is the No. 1 reason that people deer hunt in America. And that’s exactly as it should be...


The Most Effective Trail Camera Plan for Deer Hunting

All across the nation, deer seasons will soon open. That means hunting efforts will soon crop up. But not yet. For now, it’s still only scout mode. Here’s the most effective and comprehensive trail camera plan you’ll find for deer hunting. It’s long. But worth the read. Prep Your Cameras...


How to Bowhunt for Blacktails

I have arrowed a number of Pope & Young blacktail by way of spot and stalk, treestands, calling and rattling, as well as still-hunting. I am convinced that without being versatile in my hunting approach, I would not have enjoyed the success I have had on this most worthy trophy...


Trail Camera Review: Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Essential E3

Trail cameras are great for scouting efforts. Personally, I believe they are the most influential scouting tool ever invented. There’s a reason why so many hunters use them today. There’s no longer any reason why you should waste your time hunting an area that will not produce. Use trail cameras...


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