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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.

5 Steps to Better Public Land Deer Hunting

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

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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White-tailed Deer Shot Placement [Video]

White-tailed Deer Shot PlacementQDMA’s Kip Adams explains the safest and most effective place to shoot a white-tailed deer whether you are hunting with a bow or a firearm. Posted by The Quality Deer Management Association on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Shot placement on a white-tailed deer is critical. Your ultimate goal as a hunter is …

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5 Reasons to Let Your Treestands Rest

I used to be the type who would sit in the same stand for nine days straight and half a day on the tenth. It didn’t take long for me to realize this was a major mistake. Needless to say, I corrected it quickly. Putting too much pressure on a given property is bad enough. …

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Impact! One Hunter’s Fall From a Deer Stand

Falling from a deer stand is the last thing seasoned hunter Tommy Brown had on his mind that crisp fall morning in 2005. Living in South Carolina his entire life, hunting came as naturally to him as eating grits with shrimp. Tommy has always been drawn to the land, and working as an appraiser has …

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