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First Buck O' the Season

Maryland's early three-day muzzleloader season—which fell on Oct. 21-23 this year—is always a marquee attraction for my hunting crew. The combination of pre pre-rut activity, the late autumn chill in the air, beautiful foliage and the acorns falling at a record pace gives this long weekend of hunting a special allure.

October 27, 2010

The Mystery Monster Buck

Deer hunting mysteries, you've got to love them. Hat tip goes to the boys over at Deer and Deer Hunting for this video. According to their blog, this brute was filmed and submitted by a reader. It's just that they don't know where, when or how.

October 13, 2010

My Perfect Sunday

I love hunting. I love football. My weekends from September to January are filled with both. During these months, I love life.

October 11, 2010

Flat Deerheads

Just a quick heads up to the deer hunting brotherhood about a slick new option for showing off your hard-earned trophy—

October 06, 2010

Trying Not to Make Brock Lesnar Angry

Headline: I'm trying not to anger Brock Lesnar.

October 05, 2010

When Hunting Turns High-Fashion

Let me start this blog with a statement: I am not fashion conscious. I don't wear overalls or plaid but I also don't rock rustic wool cardigans and skinny jeans. No deer hunter should.

September 28, 2010

Gore to Host "Hunting Basics" Seminar

I've met a lot of hunters in my day that were in need of "basic training" in one way or another. I'm sure you have too.

September 28, 2010

Five Questions To Answer Before Deer Season

In less than five days every hardcore Maryland archer will be in his stand when the sun breaks the skyline. We've all been planting, plowing, scouting and practicing for bowhunting's first blush.

September 12, 2010

Gearing up for Deer Season

Attention deer hunters: The season is upon us.

September 09, 2010

Would the Top Shot Champion Go Hunting with Me?

Top Shot champion Iain Harrison is one of our industry's new shooting stars (pun intended), and he's been all over the air waves this week following his $100,000 victory in the History Channel's ingenious reality competition. 

August 20, 2010

Making My Hit List, Checking it Twice

So, I'm sitting here at my desk staring at an almost totally blank piece of paper with the words "Hit List" sketched out across the top.

August 17, 2010

My New Dream Buck

So, over the past few months I've been blogging here and there, covering quirky whitetails stories and holding trumped up contests to get your attention. While those things may provide a laugh or even the occasional prize, these gimmicks aren't what deer hunting is all about—not even close.

August 03, 2010

Caption Contest

In the great off-season void that is July, we often find solace in practicing with our bows or tending to our food plots and/or deer habitats. has covered those two topics quite well, so I decided to have a little fun in the meantime. As we pine for deer season to get going, let's take some time out to do what hunters do best—bust chops.

June 29, 2010

ESPN to Drop Outdoor Shows

News has been swirling for weeks but it is now an inevitability that ESPN2 will drop its outdoor shows at the end of the year. For some 30 years the sports giant has offered outdoor programming in the form of both fishing and hunting shows. The "Outdoor Block" has been relied upon to bring the hunting lifestyle to the entire nation and has proven to be a staple of the outdoor TV market.

June 04, 2010