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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.

To Entice New Hunters, Don’t Overlook This Motivation.

I am a hunter. Before I was old enough to hunt, I longed to be a hunter. My Dad hunted, and I wanted to be just like him. My maternal grandfather hunted. My paternal grandmother hunted. My uncles hunted. My cousins hunted, and all of my friends’ families hunted. Being a hunter was the most …

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Why 3D Archery Will Make You a Better Bowhunter

When discussing 3D archery with those unfamiliar with the sport, I often describe it as “golf for bowhunters.” That’s because 3D archery takes the challenge — and frustration — of golf and combines it with the fun and excitement of shooting your bow in various true-to-life hunting situations. What’s not to love? So I’m always …

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6 Things You Can Learn From Shed Antlers (And 1 You Can’t)

Deer season is over. Turkey season is on the horizon. That wonderful season between the two has arrived –– shed season! Social media is exploding with pictures of shed antlers, and Whitetail Properties’ annual Shed Rally has become a big event. Given that more outdoorsmen and women are picking up sheds today than ever before, …

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This Venison Backstrap Recipe is Too Good Not to Share

A lot goes into preparing a wonderful meal, especially one that gives your taste buds that “wow” reaction. Isn’t it amazing that a single serving of “wow” can have 26 grams of protein but only 2.7 grams of fat in one 3-ounce serving? I am in no way a culinary expert, but I am fortunate …

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9 Ways to Conceal Movement While Hunting

New research out of the University of Georgia Deer Lab is providing unique insight into the rate at which white-tailed deer process visual images and how they perceive their environment. It appears that deer actually receive visual information at a much faster rate than we do, making them more sensitive to movement. Any movement to them …

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