Great Hunting Starts Here!

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. Also, be sure to check out our complete Deer Hunting 101 video series on YouTube, beginning with Episode 1 posted below!

Meet a New Field-to-Fork Hunter, Then Help Us Recruit Another One.

Over the past few years, we have noticed that Field to Fork participants who were not born in the United States always have a similar curiosity about hunting, aside from their food interest. Usually, hunting is illegal or severely restricted in the country where they were raised. When Joerg Mayer, an associate professor of zoological …

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QDMA Launches Deer Hunting 101 YouTube Series for New Hunters

Whether you’re repairing home appliances or skinning a deer, YouTube has become the search engine of choice for beginners and do-it-yourselfers, and QDMA is there for new and aspiring deer hunters. A new YouTube series, QDMA’s Deer Hunting 101, went live in October with how-to videos that provide all the reliable information a new hunter …

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Historically High Numbers of Americans Approve of Hunting

The vast majority of Americans approve of hunting according to Responsive Management, an internationally recognized survey research firm in natural resource and outdoor recreation issues. A recent survey in conjunction with the National Shooting Sports Foundation revealed the current approval rating of hunting by Americans 18 years of age and older is the highest it’s …

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Lessons Learned on a Blood Trail

As I hoisted my bow up into the tree, I began reviewing my strategy for the evening’s hunt. A slight north wind was favorable for hunting a small funnel with tons of buck activity. My trail-cameras had documented several different bucks traveling the edge of a swamp, through the funnel I was hunting, and out …

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Jerky or OCP? Our Favorite Deer Stand Snacks

To paraphrase Napoleon, “The Orange Army marches on its stomach.” After some major investigative reporting work, we can confirm most deer hunters enjoy treestand snacks. In fact, many hunters think success comes down to being comfortable in the stand, and what adds more comfort than food? In addition, eating in the stand can appease superstition, …

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