Through Quality Deer Management, you can increase the number of adult bucks where you hunt. But older bucks may be more difficult to see and kill unless you use smart hunting strategies.

Hunting Technology: How Far is Too Far?

Remember when phones had cords and if you wanted to learn about something, you had to drive to the library and look it up? Technology has changed so fast over the last 20 years that we often forget the way things used to be. While the hands of time move a little slower when it …

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Your Story: The Miracle Blind!

Meet Michael and Julie Joy of Port Hope, Michigan. They are QDMA members and officers in Michigan’s Thumb Area Branch (Julie is treasurer and Michael is a Branch Board member). How long have you practiced QDM?   Julie: I’ve been a QDMA member since 2011, and until this year I had only harvested does and …

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First Deer: Grandfather Plans Memorable Hunt

“Eric, there’s a deer, and it’s a nice buck,” I said . “See if you can get on it with your scope.” Our Mississippi deer hunt changed drastically in a second as deer hunts often do! Eric Holmes is my 14 year-old grandson, and he lives in Clinton, Mississippi. Eric is a typical young boy …

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Against the Odds in Ontario

On November 10, 2005, a 300-lb., 150-inch whitetail stepped into my life, and it changed me forever. From that point forward I wanted to learn everything I could about how and why that deer was that big. I killed that deer on an 88-acre farm in Ontario, Canada, that was owned by an elderly gentleman …

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