By: Hank Forester

I Use Copper Bullets for Deer Hunting. Here’s What I’ve Learned.

Feb 7, 2024 Hank Forester

I am a product of southern hunting seasons, so I’m a gun hunter at heart. For the last 15 years, I have almost exclusively used copper bullets while hunting big game. I continue to use…

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Start New Adult Hunters On Deer, Not Squirrels. Here are Three Reasons Why.

Jul 26, 2023 Hank Forester

“Would you like to try some squirrel?” I’d ask Swanny Evans as we manned our Field to Fork booth. We were waiting to share venison samples with passersby at the Athens, Georgia Farmer’s Market, where…

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10 Practices of the Most Successful Deer Hunting Mentors

Apr 12, 2023 Hank Forester

I have been fortunate to sit with lots of new deer hunters who have taken their first deer, and I have overseen even more organized programs hosting new hunters on their first hunts. I’ve noticed…

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Culinary Christmas Gifts for a Deer Hunter

Dec 8, 2021 Hank Forester

Give the gift of better venison this holiday season. Giving a hunter you know one or more of these culinary gifts will up their venison game and hopefully pay dividends your way. Digital Meat Thermometer…

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5 Venison Recipes From NDA’s Field to Fork Events

Feb 12, 2020 Hank Forester

When Charles Evans and I created the pilot project in 2016 that would become NDA’s Field to Fork program, we tried a novel approach for reaching non-hunting adults who might be interested in learning to…

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Grilled Venison Backstrap with Chimichurri

Oct 18, 2017 Hank Forester

Venison Backstrap Trim all silverskin and fat. Season liberally with Montreal Steak Seasoning or simply salt and pepper. Grill on a hot grill to desired temperature. Let rest while covered for 7-10 minutes and slice…

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White-tailed Deer Shot Placement [Video]

Sep 22, 2017 Hank Forester

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…

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Venison Backstrap Fajitas

Aug 30, 2017 Hank Forester

Use this recipe to make delicious venison backstrap fajitas and/or fajita salads. Ingredients: Venison Backstrap Peppers Onion Mushrooms Marinade (I prefer Allegro Hot & Spicy) Salad: Greens Cucumber Tomato Avocado Dressing (We used Cilantro Avocado…

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