Your Binoculars Can Reveal Deer-Herd Trends

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The second quarter of Super Bowl LI was not a pretty picture for the New England Patriots. They trailed the Atlanta Falcons by 21, and no team had ever overcome such a deficit to win a Super Bowl. But we all know the outcome, don’t we? Viewed out of context, any moment in time can …

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5 Ways You Can’t Age a Buck

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Follow Matt on Instagram @mattrossqdma Every summer as velvet antlers sprout and take form on bucks across North America, a drone-like buzz begins to build in the backs of our minds. It’s a sure sign deer season will be here soon. That’s exciting and, at least for me, the volume button that controls my eagerness …

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Kansas Deer Facing a Potential Outbreak of Footrot Disease

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Tim Donges, a QDMA Life Member from Kansas, is watching bucks die of an apparent outbreak of a disease known as “footrot.” Healthy bucks he had watched during the 2016 hunting season started appearing in trail-camera photos with crippling hoof problems in December. “I just put down a big non-typical on Christmas Eve, under instruction …

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This Trail-Camera Code May Help You Track Bucks

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@LindsayThomasJr If you love to run trail-cameras over scrapes to inventory unique bucks where you hunt, then you’ve experienced the love/hate relationship of sorting and tracking the hundreds or thousands of photos that can quickly fill flash cards during the rut. I just picked up a super tip from a QDMA member that will help …

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