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With an increasing number of hunters involved in deer management programs on their properties, a common topic of debate is when during the hunting season to harvest does and how this decision will affect their hunting and management success.Shoot ‘em Early or Shoot ‘em Late

Shoot ‘em Early or Shoot ‘em Late

With an increasing number of hunters involved in deer management programs on their properties,

Brian Murphy, QDMA

At the 2011 CMT Awards, Outdoor Channel hosts and personalities took home awards.  It was another big night for some of the biggest stars of country music and Outdoor Channel.Update - Outdoor Channel's Country Stars Win Big at '11 CMTs

Update - Outdoor Channel's Country Stars Win Big at '11 CMTs

At the 2011 CMT Awards, Outdoor Channel hosts and personalities took home awards. It was

The air had a softness and, though still mostly covered in snow, the hills of the Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit appeared to be smiling this week.Shedding Light on Antlers

Shedding Light on Antlers

The air had a softness and, though still mostly covered in snow, the hills of the Kettle

Paul Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The first sharptail flushed just four minutes after we had begun hunting. One minute later, a covey of Hungarian partridges burst into flight, filling the air with their wingbeats and peeping.Sharptail trip becomes a ritual for hunters

Sharptail trip becomes a ritual for hunters

The first sharptail flushed just four minutes after we had begun hunting. One minute later, a

By Sam Cook, Duluth News Tribune

Citing the theory that there are only a few opportunities during one's professional career to exit when the timing is right, M.N. “Corky” Pugh, Director of the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, has seized upon one such opportunity.Seizing Opportunity

Seizing Opportunity

Citing the theory that there are only a few opportunities during one's professional career to

by David Rainer, Alabama Dept of Conservation and Natural Resources

The Robertson's from the A&E hit series, Duck Dynasty, have made millions from the sale of duck calls. Now, they are hoping to conquer the art world with their first ever lithograph.Seeking Duck Art Dynasty

Seeking Duck Art Dynasty

The Robertson's from the A&E hit series, Duck Dynasty, have made millions from the sale of

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Biologist Jeremy Flinn sees it as  tool to refine deer management. Hunters will see it as a fun and simple way to brag about big bucks, while having a chance to collect prize packages. So it's hard to find any downside to the Outdoor Channel National Deer Contest powered by BuckScore.See How Your Buck Ranks

See How Your Buck Ranks

Biologist Jeremy Flinn sees it as tool to refine deer management. Hunters will see it as a

Steve Rogers, OutdoorChannel.com

After a record archery 2010-2011 season in Kentucky, learn some helpful tips to make the 2011-2012 season even better.Scouting Tips for Deer Season

Scouting Tips for Deer Season

After a record archery 2010-2011 season in Kentucky, learn some helpful tips to make the

Art Lander, Jr., Kentucky Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

Sitting in a tree stand and watching a doe cavort with her twin fawns, I got to thinking about the DNA tests that some biologists did a few years ago in an effort to determine which age group of bucks did the most breeding.Science could shine a new light on deer

Science could shine a new light on deer

Sitting in a tree stand and watching a doe cavort with her twin fawns, I got to thinking about

By Eric Sharp, Detroit Free Press

A trophy bull can turn up almost anywhere in elk country but opportunities to take one are rare. When a monster steps out, a hunter often has no time to count antler points, much less compute scores. But not always. Sometimes there's ample chance to really focus and size up an elk in your search for the bull of a lifetime.Tips for Field Judging Elk

Tips for Field Judging Elk

A trophy bull can turn up almost anywhere in elk country but opportunities to take one are

The largest problem when hiking sometimes comes in the smallest package - ticks.Take measures to protect against ticks in the wild

Take measures to protect against ticks in the wild

The largest problem when hiking sometimes comes in the smallest package - ticks.

By Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune

Brothers slightly contentious of setup take to stalking Missouri gobblers that didn't want any part of their plans.Oh Brother, Where Art Thou – Setting Up?

Oh Brother, Where Art Thou – Setting Up?

Brothers slightly contentious of setup take to stalking Missouri gobblers that didn't want any

Mike Suchan, OutdoorChannel.com

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