Deer Hunting

News and stories about deer hunting tips and resources on how to become a better hunter.

  • Kentucky hunters harvests 144,506 deer in 2022-2023 season

    Kentucky hunters harvests 144,506 deer in 2022-2023 season

    The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife has reported that 144,506 deer have been harvested during the 2022-2023 hunting season, which ended on January 16th. This is the highest total harvest since 2019 and the fourth highest total in the last decade. Kentucky’s 2015-2016 deer season takes the lead for most harvests with 155,734 deer. […]

  • Missouri reports nearly 300,000 deer harvested in 2022-2023 season

    Missouri reports nearly 300,000 deer harvested in 2022-2023 season

    The Missouri Department of Conservation has reported that 299,721 deer have been harvested during the 2022-2023 hunting season, which ended on January 15th. Of the total deer harvested, antlered deer accounted for 140,736 while button bucks were 27,029. The total number of does (female deer) harvested were 131,956. The Missouri Department of Conservation requires check […]

  • Deer Poop: What does it look like? Everything you wanted to know about it and more.

    Deer Poop: What does it look like? Everything you wanted to know about it and more.

    Have you been walking through the woods and noticed small, little brownish and black pellets laying on the ground? Deer are a common sight in many of our parks, woods and forests, but have you ever stopped to think about what they leave behind? Deer poop. Are you a deer hunter and need to know […]

  • How To Create A Mineral Lick For Deer

    How To Create A Mineral Lick For Deer

    I’ve always been a big fan of salt blocks and licks. They are an easy and cost effective way to continue attracting deer in the area. A few years ago, I started making my own salt licks and it showed even better results than the in store salt blocks. I’m going to share my recipe […]

  • What Is Zombie Deer Disease? Chronic Wasting Disease Explained.

    What Is Zombie Deer Disease? Chronic Wasting Disease Explained.

    Have you heard about “zombie deer” in the news and wondering what they are? We know the answer! In this article, we’ll look at what a “zombie deer” is and how it can affect the health of the deer and what we are doing about it. What is zombie deer disease? Zombie deer, also known […]

  • How to control the deer herd population, it’s not an easy task.

    How to control the deer herd population, it’s not an easy task.

    With over 35 million white-tailed deer in the United States, deer herd management is something that has to be talked about and action taken. The practice of deer management means regulating the size and health of a deer population in a given area. That area could be micro down to a specific community or a […]

  • Michigan Deer Hunters Harvest 253,000 Deer in Firearm Season

    Michigan Deer Hunters Harvest 253,000 Deer in Firearm Season

    In 2022, Michigan deer hunters have harvested a total of 253,000 deer during the modern firearm season, according to a report by The Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Beginning this year, Michigan hunters are required to call or check in their harvest within 72 hours of the kill. In previous years, it was a voluntary […]

  • How To Start Deer Hunting For Beginners

    How To Start Deer Hunting For Beginners

    We spend a lot of time talking about hunting like it’s second nature on this site. But if you’re new to the sport, I want to share some tips that could help you jump start your hunting career. Take a hunter safety course Type in a search online and you’ll find a few places close […]

  • What to wear while deer hunting and other gear to bring

    What to wear while deer hunting and other gear to bring

    When it comes to deer hunting, what you wear can make or break your deer hunting trip. This will not only affect your comfort and mobility, but it can also play a critical role in your success as a hunter. First and foremost, your hunting clothing should be designed to help you blend in with […]

  • The Milo Hanson Buck – Largest Typical Whitetail Buck

    The Milo Hanson Buck – Largest Typical Whitetail Buck

    Milo Hanson holds the world record for the largest non-typical whitetail deer ever taken by a hunter. This remarkable buck was harvested in November of 1993 in Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada. Milo Hanson had been a hunter since a young age, and was familiar with the area he was hunting. He had been hunting the same […]