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Earn-a-Buck: An Effective, Divisive Way to Manage Deer

Love ’em or hate ’em, they are a feature of deer seasons across many states. Here’s the background—and the pros and cons—of earn-a-buck tags.

How to Age Deer on the Hoof

Learning to age deer on the hoof is not an exact science and there are exceptions to every rule, but there are some undeniable physical characteristics that an old buck takes on as he matures. Here’s what to look for.

Why You Need to Know Your Whitetail Neighborhood

Knowing all you can about the habitat the local deer herd calls home is critical to understanding their patterns, knowing where to place stands and how to plan and adjust for the coming hunting seasons.

4 Ways to Manage Buck Fever

These techniques will help you perform better when it matters most.

DIY Skull Cleaning on the Road

Awareness of chronic wasting disease has spread across the country and today includes regulations regarding the transport of ungulate skulls taken by traveling hunters. Follow these suggestions to clean your skulls while on the road to avoid running afoul of any game laws.

10 Giant Bucks from the 2021-2022 Deer Season

Check out these monster bucks taken throughout the United States.

First Look: Antler King Red Zone Food Plot

Antler King’s Red Zone food-plot mix is designed to give hunters an opportunity at a trophy buck no matter what season they hunt.

Member's Hunt: Success at Shuhart Creek

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Mike Roux of Columbia, Missouri.

18 Places Pressured Bucks Find Sanctuary

Understanding how pressured deer react is the first step in figuring out where they go once hunters begin trudging afield.

Last-Minute Plays for Late-Season Bucks

It’s the bottom of the ninth, you’re down by one and you’ve got runners on base. Step up to the late-season plate with these tactics in hand to give yourself a fighting chance at bringing home a buck.

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