Deer Hunting

This father-and-son team both took a buck in the same morning. Many clubs are geared toward family participation.

Organizing your own hunting club

August 15 at 7:00am
Many clubs encourage all family members to participate.

What about rules?

August 15 at 7:00am
Mature bucks are the trophies that hang on the wall, and are usually 4- to 6-year-old deer.

How to age white-tailed deer: Part IV

Aging the Wall-hangers, 4- to 6--year-old deer
August 12 at 9:00am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is cautioning the state's deer hunters about the use of urine lures, which are unregulated by state and federal agencies and according to the LDWF, could potentially contain chronic wasting disease.

LDWF cautions hunters on using deer urine lures

Agency says products could contain CWD, have been banned in seven states
August 03 at 10:47am
Taking a trophy buck like this is possible in hunting clubs that are properly organized and managed.

Get the most bang for your buck

Great info on finding the right fit if you’re looking to join a deer camp this fall.
August 01 at 7:00am
Paper-shooting your bow is a big part of the process of getting your equipment ready for the season.

Bow prep now is time well spent

A true-shooting setup is the result of annually tuning your equipment
August 01 at 7:00am
The author’s son aligns a trail camera to see what’s cooking in the deer woods.

Never too early for trail cams

July 22 at 9:00am
This photo shows the difference between the three-cusp temporary third premolar (top) and the permanent third premolar with two cusps (bottom).

How to age white-tailed deer: Part III

Aging young adults, 2- and 3-year-old deer
July 12 at 9:00am
Garmin’s Xero Bow Sight combines a rangefinder and a bow-sighting system.

Take a good look at this new sight

Garmin combines rangefinder, laser-sighting system for bowhunters
July 01 at 7:00am
The author ran across this bad boy recently. Only his nose was above the water.

Prepping for fall hunting

Trips afield during the summer can present some interesting problems
June 22 at 9:00am
The stages of eruption of the third molar in yearling deer is clearly visible in this photo: Jawbone No. 5 shows the replacement of the temporary premolars with the new permanent molars.

How to age white-tailed deer: Part II

Key is third temporary premolar with three crests
June 12 at 9:00am
After testing 300 deer in Northeast Louisiana, the state's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hasn't found any evidence so far of chronic wasting disease in the area herd.

LDWF: Sampling shows no CWD in Northeast Louisiana

300 deer tested in buffer zone with no positive results; feeding ban lifted
June 08 at 1:02pm
The TenPoint Stealth NXT offers big performance in a compact, light package.

Tenpoint adds a new crossbow

Stealth NXT puts the latest technology into space-age archery equipment
June 01 at 7:00am