Deer Behavior During the Rut

Deer Behavior During the Rut

Big, mature whitetails don’t get that way by being dumb. A true trophy deer has figured out where to bed, when to move and when things just “don’t seem right.” It’s as if they develop a sixth sense. There is a brief window of opportunity, however, when his defenses go down and that big buck […]

Deer Diary: How to Keep a Hunting Journal

Deer Diary: How to Keep a Hunting Journal

Twentieth Century philosopher George Santayana once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” Chances are he wasn’t thinking about deer hunting when he spoke those words, but the principal still applies, none-the-less. If you are like me, just remembering what happened on your last hunt is challenging enough. Being able […]

Four Great Websites for Deer Managers

Four Great Websites for Deer Managers

Today’s deer managers have it made.  Never before has there been so much information available about how to manage your property for white-tailed deer, and most of that information is just a few mouse clicks away.  Unfortunately – like anything you research on the Internet – not all of that information is accurate or based […]

Getting and Keeping Your Kids Involved in Hunting

Getting and Keeping Your Kids Involved in Hunting

I have accumulated a lot of special memories over the course of my twenty years of hunting. I can still vividly remember the details of my first successful deer hunt, my first turkey, and my first good buck with a bow. But all of these events pale in comparison to watching my eight year-old son […]