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How Old is My Deer? Here’s How To Check!

By Paul E. Richardson / January 9, 2018

tThis guide is designed to block deer into these age categories. The overall age structure of a hunted deer population is younger than most people think. During the fall of 1995, the Game and Fish Department operated 15 check stations in southeastern North Dakota. Of 790 deer aged at these check stations, 80 percent were […]

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Whitetail Deer Hunting Humor

By Paul E. Richardson / January 4, 2018

One night during the local deer hunting season a police officer was staking out a particularly rowdy country bar for possible DUI violations. At closing time, he saw a deer hunter tumble out of the bar, trip on the curb, then try his keys in five different cars before he found his. He sat in […]

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Whitetail Deer Facts That You Need To Know About

By Paul E. Richardson / January 3, 2018

Well-nourished bucks begin sprouting new racks each April. Antlers can grow more than 1/2″ per day. If temperatures drop to single digits farenheit, whitetail deer often move during the midday hours. The large ears of deer can rotate 180 degrees and pick up high-frequency sounds. The entire molting process for whitetails is gradual, taking several […]

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Scoring Your Whitetail Buck using Boone and Crockett Scoring

By Paul E. Richardson / January 3, 2018

1. INSIDE SPREADĀ of Main Beams: Measure the inside spread of the main antler beams at the widest place. This measurement should be at a right angle to the longitudinal axis of the skull, and parallel to its horizontal axis. measurement should be at a right angle to the longitudinal axis of the skull and parallel […]