Mandatory testing for deer taken in SE Minnesota CWD zone

When archery deer season opens Saturday, Sept. 16, mandatory testing for chronic wasting disease and restrictions on moving deer carcasses begins again in southeastern Minnesota’s CWD management zone, deer permit area 603. “With archery deer season approaching, hunters are encouraged to plan ahead and be aware of the testing that will be required and the […]

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Minnesota deer lottery application deadline is September 7

Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer in a deer permit area designated as lottery this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license by Thursday, Sept. 7. Hunters who purchase their license before this date are automatically entered into the lottery for the deer permit area or special hunt area […]

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Survey: Rubs Beat Scrapes for the Best Deer Hunting Success

Without a doubt, rubs are the king of deer sign and many hunters actively look for rubs and rub lines while scouting and hunting whitetails. The post Survey: Rubs Beat Scrapes for the Best Deer Hunting Success appeared first on Deer & Deer Hunting | Whitetail Deer Hunting Tips.

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DDH Classic: Grandpa’s Food Plot Proverbs and Secrets

Believe it or not, many old truisms, proverbs and old-time sayings teach valuable lessons when farming for wildlife such as whitetail deer. The post DDH Classic: Grandpa’s Food Plot Proverbs and Secrets appeared first on Deer & Deer Hunting | Whitetail Deer Hunting Tips.

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Gutless Field Dressing

Are you a gutless hunter? There are pros and cons to gutless field dressing of your game. This video from Elk101.com is a good tutorial for how to field dress an animal without gutting it. DISCLAIMER: Check your own state’s regulations as some states have specific requirements for removing meat from the field! Comment: Let […]

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Gutless Field Dressing

Are you a gutless hunter? There are pros and cons to gutless field dressing of your game. This video from Elk101.com is a good tutorial for how to field dress an animal without gutting it. DISCLAIMER: Check your own state’s regulations as some states have specific requirements for removing meat from the field! Comment: Let […]

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Kentucky Launches Online Reporting for Hemorrhagic Deer Disease

FRANKFORT, Ky. — People can now go online to report suspected cases of epizootic hemorrhagic disease in dead or dying deer. “We’ve created an easy-to-use online survey that allows people to notify the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife of dead or dying deer no matter what time of day,” said Gabe Jenkins, big game […]

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Tennessee Deer Mortality Attributed to Common Virus

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) offices are receiving reports of dead deer in scattered areas of the state. The timing and details of the reports are all indicative of hemorrhagic disease (HD). HD occurs at varying levels of severity each year in Tennessee’s deer herd. The catch-all term for this disease is hemorrhagic […]

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Dec 13, First Buck Ever

This is my first buck ever on my 10 acres behind my house in Ontario ny, Wayne County. Shot with my muzzle loader also my first with a muzzle loader on

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How to Pick Your Best Bow Sight for Deer Hunting

Fiber optic sights for bowhunting are great in low-light situations because they help hunters, but knowing why and how they work is important for success. The post How to Pick Your Best Bow Sight for Deer Hunting appeared first on Deer & Deer Hunting | Whitetail Deer Hunting Tips.

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Create Awesome Slow-Cooked Venison with the Sweet Smell of Smoke

Discover the secrets of smoking, an age-old venison preservation and flavoring process. Then put the techniques to work creating your own smoked meats. The post Create Awesome Slow-Cooked Venison with the Sweet Smell of Smoke appeared first on Deer & Deer Hunting | Whitetail Deer Hunting Tips.

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Solar Path Lights in Camp

I am an “elkaholic.” I’m away from camp glassing, stalking or scouting until the end of legal shooting time, and generally get back to camp after dark. A handful of solar powered yard or pathway lights are always in my camping kit. I set them up before I go hunting, and they provide just enough […]

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20 Stunning Skinning Knives Just In Time For Deer Season

There are any number of blade patterns you could select for a skinning knife, but why are they shaped the way they are? Check out these 20 stunning knives and find out more about their functionality. The post 20 Stunning Skinning Knives Just In Time For Deer Season appeared first on Deer & Deer Hunting […]

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Jan  3, 2016 New York Whitetails Page 11

2016 New York Whitetails Page 11 – More 2016 Big Bucks from New York

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Special hunts expand Minnesota deer hunting opportunities

Deadlines are approaching for hunters to sign up for the chance to participate in special archery, firearm and youth deer hunts. “Special hunts allow for management of local deer populations in places that aren’t usually open to hunting, and they offer additional quality hunting experiences,” said Adam Murkowski, Big Game Program leader with the Minnesota […]

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