WATCH: You Just Shot a Deer. Here’s How to Find It.

Oct 25, 2023 NDA Staff

Every deer you decide to harvest deserves your complete attention with regard to shot placement and follow-up to ensure a quick kill and fast recovery of your venison. There are volumes written on shot placement….

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Recover Your Deer With a Deer-Tracking Dog

Oct 13, 2021 Brian Grossman

There’s no worse feeling in deer hunting than losing a deer you’ve shot despite your best efforts for a recovery. Unfortunately, if you hunt long enough, it’s a feeling you are likely to experience at…

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Lessons Learned on a Blood Trail

Oct 23, 2019 John Lyszczyk

As I hoisted my bow up into the tree, I began reviewing my strategy for the evening’s hunt. A slight north wind was favorable for hunting a small funnel with tons of buck activity. My…

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After the Shot, Take These 5 Steps to Recover Deer Quickly

Oct 10, 2018 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

The button buck appeared first, as they usually do. A young doe, probably the sibling, emerged a little more cautiously. She was about the same size as the button buck and had the short neck,…

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Five Rules for Recovering Liver-Shot Deer

Oct 5, 2016 Jeremy Juhasz

I settled into my stand with favorable weather conditions and plenty of optimism for an early season September bowhunt in the rolling hills of Eastern Ohio. As the sun dipped below the horizon, I heard…

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How to Blood-Trail a Deer

Sep 21, 2012 Bob Westerfield

You have worked hard on your land all season long preparing food plots, hanging stands and clearing trails. Finally, the season has arrived and the moment of truth has just walked into your luscious food…

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