Deer Talk Now

Deer Talk Now

A coyote passes by your deer stand, stops and poses for a shot. Do you pull the trigger and risk diminishing the odds of shooting a buck that day or do you let him walk?

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When you're all excited after making a shot on a big buck or doe, what do you do? A lot of hunters forget the spot where the deer was standing. Big mistake, especially in fields or woods where everything looks the same. Try this great bloodtrailing tip for finding more deer after the shot.

With the buildup every spring and summer, it's easy to get so excited in the first few weeks of deer season that we create problems for ourselves that can linger for weeks or months. DDH Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt explains how to overcome these mistakes to be a more successful deer hunter.

Cleaning and loading a muzzleloader isn't difficult, and today's technology with ammo, rifles and accessories make smokepoles a lot of fun. Find out how to easily clean, load and shoot an inline muzzleloader, along with information about the Hornady SST bullet, in this episode of Deer Talk Now.

Patterning deer is easier early in the season with trail cameras because you may learn specific times they're visiting a survey site. The challenge to patterning mature bucks for better hunting is knowing more about them later in the season. Unlock the secrets in this Deer Talk Now with Dan Schmidt.

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Let's face it, when it comes to an overall enjoyable deer camp experience, it all boils down to who's in the kitchen. Miss Marti Kiser from Hepler, KS, is one of those rare folks who enjoys keeping her hunters happy ... and satisfied.

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Bowhunting shots at deer require the same basic techniques whether you're in a treestand or pop-up ground blind. When shooting a compound bow from a pop-up blind, it's important to use the same form as you would from a stand. Dan Schmidt provides three tips to help improve your bowhunting accuracy.

Learn how and why bucks disperse from their home range in this episode of Deer Talk Now from Deer & Deer Hunting. Dan Schmidt explains factors that contribute to this annual behavior of whitetail bucks. In the product spotlight, we take a look at a new scent dripper from Wildlife Research Center.

When you're planning the best supplemental feeding strategy for white-tailed deer the key is to provide a balanced diet. Supplemental foods are great additions to natural sources because they provide extra vitamins and minerals deer need and use for growth, strength and overall health.

The first thing you need to do when you get to deer camp is sight in your scope for accuracy because you never know if a bump knocked something off zero. Gordy Krahn provides simple and easy tips for getting your shot back on target without burning up a lot of ammunition.