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.

Don’t Make These Rookie Deer Hunting Mistakes

Learning to deer hunt can be challenging. While there are lots of great resources available, such as QDMA’s Guide to Successful Deer Hunting ebook, there is no replacement for experience in the field. Having a good mentor really shortens the learning curve, and that’s one reason QDMA places such a high importance on being a mentor …

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Bowhunters, Are You Ready?

With archery deer season quickly approaching, there is no better time than now to make sure that both you and your equipment are ready for opening day. Summer is in full swing, which for many of us means archery deer season is just around the corner. Hopefully your bow has been getting a regular workout …

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Deer Hunting is Essential to My Happiness

“The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” George Washington Burnap gets credit for the quote, but I am here to help with the last part. We need all three to ensure happiness, but what really keeps me going is something to hope …

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The Importance of Sharing Venison

Every hunter likely has a friend or family member who is a non-hunter, if not several. You probably avoid hunting-related conversations with some or all of these folks for fear of getting into a debate that may turn sideways. However, sticking our collective heads in the sand and avoiding these types of conversations is the …

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