Mule Deer

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    Urban Hunting: Backyard Booners

    Honey, that big non-typical is eating my flower bed and frightening the children again! What do you think he’ll score? All jokes aside, big game animals are adapting and moving into urban areas. Some places, it's legal to bowhunt them within city limits. Do you take advantage of urban bowhunting?

  • 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...

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4 Big Game Bowhunts on a Budget

Catching a flight or hitting the road to bowhunt big game is something many hunters dream of. Unfortunately for most, those dreams remain just that due to fear of the unknown and most of all — cost. As a diehard bowhunter and someone who loves to travel, I’ve learned how...


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Tyler Jordan's Alberta Mule Deer with a Bow

After 11 days of hunting in Alberta, Canada, Realtree's Tyler Jordan killed this beautiful 172 1/8-inch mule deer at 71 yards. And he did it with a bow and arrow. Click through this photo gallery for more on his early-season mule deer hunt. Go here for more Realtree bowhunting posts...


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...


Are CWD-Positive Does Passing the Disease on to Their Fawns?

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is spreading across the country at a rather rapid pace. So it begs the question, how does it spread? Well, we know that the CWD prion can be found in urine, spinal tissue, brain matter and numerous other organs and areas of a whitetail’s body. Direct...


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.


The Death of Deer Hunting?

Words and phrases like "only option," "decimate," "picket lines," "eradicate," and yes, even "aerial shooting" are being bantered about in deer hunting and deer management circles with increasing fervor. While certainly strong language, could we be too late? Too late for what you ask? Chronic Wasting Disease, that's what. Up...


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...


5 Tips for Stalking Mule Deer

The age-old spot-and-stalk tactic has killed more deer than any other approach. Sadly, it’s an art form that’s slowly dying and fading away. And that’s a shame because it is a fun, effective tactic that certainly has its place in the hunter’s arsenal. Here are five tips to help make...


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...


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