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Whether you want to learn to hunt deer, become a more effective hunter, you’ve notched many a deer tag, or you want to help introduce someone new to hunting, you’re in the right place. Choose a pathway below to begin enjoying better deer hunting.

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We Use Straight-Wall Cartridges at NDA’s Back40 Deer Hunts. Here’s Our Experience.

Jun 26, 2024 Hank Forester

My first deer hunt with a straight-wall cartridge was December 28, 2020. It was a cold day in Michigan, at least to my standards, and the Back40 property was mostly dormant with a light dusting…

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Meet the Mule Deer, Western Cousin of the Whitetail

Jun 18, 2024 Ben Westfall

The white-tailed deer is often referred to as “North America’s favorite game animal,” and while that may be true, there are multiple whitetail subspecies and other deer species in North America that we enjoy pursuing,…

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Meet Deer Hunters of R3 Who Were Recruited, Retained and Reactivated

Jun 5, 2024 Cole Gander

It’s no secret that participation in hunting has been on the decline since the early 1980s. Because hunters carry wildlife conservation on their shoulders, efforts to grow hunter numbers – known as Recruit, Retain, and…

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How I Went From Vegetarian to Deer Hunter

May 29, 2024 Elizabeth Kligge

I wasn’t raised vegetarian. In fact, I loved meat so much as a child that my Dad nicknamed me “The Meat Eater.” Vegetarianism was something I adopted in high school, with complete disregard for the…

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4 Ways Deer Carry Wildlife Conservation on Their Backs

May 7, 2024 Ben Westfall

Deer are a keystone species, meaning they help shape their entire ecosystem. Without them, the landscapes they inhabit would be drastically different. As hunters, we know the importance of deer to conservation, but few people…

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Targeting Mature Bucks Can Be a Lonely Road

Apr 17, 2024 Nick Pinizzotto

I looked at my watch and saw it was 10 a.m. and time to start climbing down from my saddle setup and meet up with my friend and hunting partner, Ron Haas. It was December…

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7 Steps to Get Big Results From Your Small Hunting Property

Apr 3, 2024 Brian Grossman

With a good layout and detailed hunting strategy, even small properties can provide excellent deer hunting opportunities. In the three years I’ve owned my 15-acre property, I’ve had some great hunts, harvested a couple of…

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Top-10 States for Deer Hunter Success and Multiple Deer Tagged

Mar 20, 2024 Kip Adams

Deer harvest is regulated by hunter numbers, bag limits, season lengths and timing, and other factors. Like deer density, these factors are not uniform across the United States. However, multiple deer bag limits and abundant…

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