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Could We Replace Deer Hunting?

Could We Replace Deer Hunting?

Are deer just another game species, or would their disappearance destroy hunting as we know...
Treestand Falls: Deer Hunting’s Most Common Accident

Treestand Falls: Deer Hunting’s Most Common Accident

Despite the widespread availability of safety equipment, it happens every year: Hunters are severely injured—or...
Antlerless Deer Permit Increase Coming to Pennsylvania

Antlerless Deer Permit Increase Coming to Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has voted to increase the number of antlerless deer permits available...
10 Whitetail Myths Debunked

10 Whitetail Myths Debunked

We investigate 10 commonly held beliefs about deer behavior and separate facts from folklore.
Case Study: Decades of Deer Cartridges

Case Study: Decades of Deer Cartridges

Deer rifles and the cartridges loaded in them have run the gamut the last 50...
Your November Rut Playbook

Your November Rut Playbook

Here’s a week-by-week guide to staying in step with the rut this month to up...
5 Buck Tips Straight from the Biologists

5 Buck Tips Straight from the Biologists

Here are several things GPS-collar studies are teaching us about how to hunt whitetails, which...
Know-How: Stands to Burn

Know-How: Stands to Burn

Good whitetail hunters will tell you to find entry and exit routes to stands that...
How Much Do Coyotes Affect Deer Populations?

How Much Do Coyotes Affect Deer Populations?

How much do coyotes affect deer populations? Wildlife biologists are now finding some astonishing answers.
Be An Apex Predator

Be An Apex Predator

If football is a game of inches, then hunting is a chase of split-seconds.
Study Up to Find Your Rut Stand

Study Up to Find Your Rut Stand

Again and again, GPS-collar movement studies of whitetails find that mature bucks are individuals. There...
To Pee or Not to Pee ...

To Pee or Not to Pee ...

For decades, deer hunters have used deer urine and other scent-based products to lure bucks...
Can Cougars Control Eastern Deer?

Can Cougars Control Eastern Deer?

Should mountain lions be reintroduced to control expanding deer populations in the East?
Crossbows Expand Bowhunting Opportunities

Crossbows Expand Bowhunting Opportunities

Crossbows are not the evil, end-of-the-world weapons that some archers tell you they are.
Scout Mule Deer Now

Scout Mule Deer Now

Hunters who pursue the monarchs of the West for the first time face steep learning...
Exploding Feral Hog Population Harming Other Wildlife Species

Exploding Feral Hog Population Harming Other Wildlife Species

Though studies confirm feral hogs continue to destroy habitat to the detriment of other wildlife...
The Patterning Process: Part I

The Patterning Process: Part I

For Field Editor Bill Winke, patterning (or the attempt to pattern) is the most enjoyable...
The Rut Hunter’s Trifecta

The Rut Hunter’s Trifecta

Maybe you have a sure-thing rut stand, a place of your own where pleasant memories...
Weigh the Odds in October

Weigh the Odds in October

This is the deer hunter’s calculation. You ask yourself if there are low-impact entry and...
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