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Where, When and How to Find More Shed Antlers

One of the more enjoyable late-winter activities for me is getting out with friends and family hiking in search of shed antlers. I wish I was fortunate enough to scour every square inch of the properties I hunt in search of them, but time just doesn’t allow that, and sometimes those pesky rodents beat me …

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Which State Has the Most Successful Hunters?

Which region and state have the most successful deer hunters? In 2017, the Southeast took top honors with South Carolina leading the way. We determined this by surveying every state and provincial wildlife agency on the percentage of hunters who harvested at least one deer and the percentage who harvested two or more deer during …

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8 Worthy New Year’s Resolutions for Deer Hunters

A new year always brings with it a mix of emotions for me. I’m saddened because it marks the final days of Georgia’s deer season, but at the same time I love the feeling of a fresh start — the opportunity to reboot and strive to do things a little better than you did the …

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I Am A New Hunter

Throughout our lives we seek challenges, whether that’s through sports, jobs, school, or harvesting a game animal. Yes, I said “harvesting a game animal.” Hunting is rewarding, enticing, fulfilling and at times challenging. Let me tell you my story and how I came to seek this challenge. My mother never took up hunting, so naturally …

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Do-It-Yourself Deer Processing

Moving to Auburn, Alabama to begin graduate school last fall brought about quite a few changes in the way I hunt. It was the first year I was away from my family’s farm in North Carolina. While I was able to hunt the farm a couple of times during 2017, most of my hunting was …

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