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Articles by Patrick Durkin

What Do HD Cases Look Like?

Facts About Bluetongue And EHD

Hemorrhagic diseases — EHD and bluetongue — are spread by biting midges and are marked by high numbers of deer found dead in or near water.
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Hemorrhagic Disease: Deadly Deer-Killing Viruses Push North

Hemorrhagic Disease: Deadly Deer-Killing Viruses Push North

Can anything be done about HD? And how will it affect future deer seasons?
EHD is spreading north and infecting more deer herds by the season. Can anything be done to stop it?
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What Accessories And Sidelines Have Been Profitable In 2014?

When archery pros reviewed the first half of 2014, they found it paid to stock a wide variety of arrows and bowsights. More customers are turning to quick-adjusting single-pin sights, and interest in bowfishing keeps growing.
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How To Find Public-Land Hotspots Most Hunters Overlook

Public-Land Hunting Spots Most Deer Hunters Overlook

Uncovering good public hunting lands near your home or campsite sometimes just requires a new attitude or fresh perspective. It might also mean forsaking once-reliable tactics, beliefs and honey holes.
Uncovering good public deer hunting land near your home or campsite sometimes just requires a new attitude or fresh perspective.
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Sharing Venison: Linking To Locavores

Sharing Venison: Linking To Locavores

Selling venison is illegal, but you can give it away. "Locavores" are often interested in wild game for its health benefits and sustainability.
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Should You Be Allowed To Sell Your Venison?

Should You Be Allowed To Sell Venison?

Selling venison is illegal — but why? Should you be allowed to sell your own wild game if you want to?
Selling venison is illegal — but why? Should you be allowed to sell your own wild game if you want to?
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When and where to hunt deer over waterholes

The most reliable deer magnet of all, regardless of season, just might be a muddy pothole.
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How far do fleeing deer run?

Heavily pressured deer don’t always pack up and move out. Sometimes they hunker down.
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Mock whitetail scrapes that work

Location, scents, dirt, and a licking branch spike curiosity to stopbucks right where you want them.
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12 tips for bowhunting the rut

Learn how to create shot opportunities on the buck you''ve always wanted.
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