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30 Deer Hunting Safety Tips

Safety. It's rule No. 1 when deer hunting. Be responsible. Be safe. Here are 30 things you should be sure to do (or not do) while in the field.


Michael Pitts and Rut Daniels Arm Wrestle for a Pair of Crocs

Arm wrestling. It settles feuds, fights and debates. Michael Pitts and Rut Daniels disagreed over who was taking home the free pair of Crocs. They couldn't decide. So they arm wrestled for it. Who wins? Click play to find out. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You...


Football Star Jim Kelly Hunts Giant 178-Inch Deer

Jim Kelly is a football star who played 11 seasons for the Buffalo Bills. He wasn't throwing any footballs in this video, though. He was hunting deer. Big deer. Check out this encounter he has with a giant whitetail that stretched the tape all the way to 178 inches. Don't...


Hunter Takes Crazy Wide Buck at Close Range

Adam LaRoche is a retired Major League Baseball player. He's also a member of the Buck Commander team. In this video, he is hunting in Kansas. And he's chasing a crazy wide buck. See what happens. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a deer...


Michigan Couple Feeds Hundreds of Deer in Their Backyard

Most wildlife experts will tell you feeding deer is a bad idea. It can cause over-crowded conditions and contribute to the spread of disease. But in Michigan's U.P. region, winter feeding stations are essential for the deer's survival. Keweenaw residents Synthia and Richard Marsh have turned their yard into a...


7 Tips for Still-Hunting Deer

Still-hunting is one of the most difficult methods of hunting available. But it’s effective once mastered. And it’s fun. Here are 10 tips that will help take your still-hunting game to the next level. 1. Use the right equipment. Don’t wear too many clothes. You’ll be moving, albeit slowly. Make...


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8 Lessons My Biggest Buck Ever Taught Me

I was fortunate to take the biggest buck of my life last fall — all via a DIY hunt on the 50-acre family farm I grew up hunting on. That was what was most special about the 163 6/8-inch buck I came to know as “Big 8.” I followed the...


From Diapers to Deer Stands

My wife and I are cut from separate molds. We have very few things in common. But what we do share, it’s pretty significant stuff. A big thing we share is our faith in God. We also have a love for pets — specifically dogs. We even love Chinese food...


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60 Giant Whitetail Deer from the 2018-19 Deer Season


Just How Bad Has Winter Kill Been on Deer This Year?

Winter kill — it’s a popular term that crops up every year. The frequency of which we hear it depends on the severity and longevity of cold weather, though. It’s been pretty persistent this year. And the chatter backs that up pretty well. We’re hearing (and seeing) reports of people...


A Common Ground: The Lands We Love

As I sat there on that spring morning, I was reminded of my earlier childhood and all of the fond memories I had of this place. As I reminisced, I laid back on the bank and listened to the water rush by. The steady breeze was hitting my face and...


Where Is the Craziest Place You’ve Seen a Deer?

Whitetails are some of the most adaptive creatures to ever walk the earth. They learn how to make the best of whatever situation they find themselves in — and even thrive in it at times. They know how to survive. Because of that, it isn’t uncommon to see deer frequent...


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5 Shed Hunting Myths You Should Avoid

Shed hunting — it’s a hobby that gets in your blood, thoughts and every other orifice of your mental being. Like other forms of hunting, it consumes you, if you let it. Don’t let it. But do enjoy it. And while you do, make sure you learn as much about...


Graycen Jordan Hunts Giant Brow Tine Buck

Graycen Jordan has proven she's just like her father Bill and brother Tyler Jordan. She's a stone-cold whitetail killer. Watch as she and Bill head afield on a special hunt where she tags a buck with giant brow tines named Long Brow. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy...


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20 Crazy Good Deer Mounts from the NWTF Convention

The 2019 NWTF Convention was a wild success for many reasons. But the taxidermy contest was one of the most impressive events at the show. While I’m no taxidermist, I know a good deer mount when I see one. Here are my 20 favorite deer mounts that were entered in...


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NWTF Convention: New Innovative Deer Hunting Gear for 2019

Deer hunting gear is always changing and evolving to meet the demands of hunters. This year has been no different. We have updated gear. We have improved gear. And we have revolutionary products. Altogether, there was a lot of cool hunting gear in Realtree camo for deer hunters to salivate...


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20 Off-Season Tasks for True Deer Hunters

Deer hunting is a year-round endeavor now. There are countless things to do even after deer seasons close for the year — little tasks here and there that need to be done in order to ensure success for next season. Not only that, but they’re fun too. The great thing...


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8 Reasons Your Spouse Hates Deer Hunting

Deer hunting. Some people love it. Other people, well, not so much. But oftentimes those who don’t haven’t been properly introduced. And in the case of spouses not taking to it, it’s generally because their better half did a poor job of warming them up to it. Here are eight...


Phillip Culpepper Self-Films a Late-Season Georgia Deer Hunt

Phillip Culpepper is a diehard deer and turkey hunter. If there's a season open, he's out there shooting critters or filming someone else do it. Here he hunts on his lease in Harris County, Georgia. He used his Spartan trail camera to help get a pattern on this nice southern...


World Record Typical Whitetail: Milo Hanson Tells His Story

Buck: The Hanson Buck Score: 213 5/8 Inches Date: 1993 Hunter: Milo N. Hanson Place: Saskatchewan This is the No. 1 typical whitetail of all-time. The Hanson buck. It’s legend to all those who spend time thinking about giant whitetails. And if you’ve never heard of this deer, you’ve got...


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