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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 soon we will release our new e-book, QDMA’s Guide to Successful Deer Hunting.

Make Time for Outdoor Memories

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What do Beanie Babies, 8-track tapes and rotary telephones have to do with deer hunting? Not much of anything. What do they have in common? Nobody makes them anymore. Something else we can’t make any more of is our time. We can’t make more time, but we can be more mindful of how we manage …

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The Payoff of Passing Young Bucks

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As the buck edged along the creek, I tried to get a better glimpse of him. I had yet to see his body well enough to put an age on him. He turned toward me, thrashing a small sapling. I decided to call him over for a better look. Five or six years ago, I …

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15 Rewards of Becoming a Deer Hunter

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Growing numbers of Americans today are interested in becoming deer hunters but lack family members or friends who can teach them how. Whether they want to be self-sufficient in providing their own food, more fully enjoy the outdoors, or have other motivations, most of them do not come from traditional hunting backgrounds. Our e-book, QDMA’s Guide to …

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5 Steps to Better Public Land Deer Hunting

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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 — it is public land 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 …

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Keeping Trail-Cameras Safe on Public Land

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It seems not a day goes by where I don’t hear of someone getting some piece of hunting equipment stolen. More times than not, it’s a treestand or trail-camera. Keeping your gear safe from thieves can be a challenge regardless of where you hunt, but public land hunters like myself have to be extra cautious. …

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