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Want to become a deer hunter? QDMA is committed to helping you, or people you know, get started. You’ll find plenty of information here, and you can also grab a FREE copy of our e-book, QDMA’s Guide to Successful Deer Hunting.

Tips for Bowhunting at Ground Level

If you’re a deer hunter, there is no doubt you have felt the rush of adrenaline when a deer is spotted heading your way. The feeling you get as you reach for your weapon and ready for the shot; your target unaware of the ambush waiting from above. Now can you imagine the rush you …

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How to Hunt Deer With Less Gear

As hunters, we tend to make hunting more complicated than it has to be. For hundreds of years, deer hunters got by with just a bow, some arrows in their quiver and a good, sharp knife. That’s all they needed to put fresh venison on the table. Fast forward to 2019, and many of us …

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The Trick to Finding Quality Public Hunting Land

Let’s face it. Not all of us have access to high-quality, low-pressure, private hunting land. In fact, for many of us — myself included — public land is where we spend the majority of our time in pursuit of white-tailed deer. For some it is a decision made for the challenge and freedom that hunting …

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5 Keys to High Impact Summer Deer Scouting

To the hardcore deer hunter, summer can seem like an incredibly boring time of year, but a few summer afternoons spent scouting for deer may mean the difference between a slow deer season and your best ever. I spent countless afternoons last summer exploring Mississippi public land after moving to the state, and while some …

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How to Bore-Sight Most Any Type of Deer Rifle

I recently talked with a hunter who purchased a new rifle with a scope and two boxes of expensive hunting ammo. At the range, he used up the expensive ammo but did not ever once hit his 100-yard target. If he had bore-sighted his rifle first, his initial shot at 100 yards would have hit …

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