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Whitetail Biology

Dream Bucks: A Look at Whitetail Sleep Habits

Dream Bucks: A Look at Whitetail Sleep Habits

Do whitetails sleep? The quick answer is, “Yes.” In fact, all birds and mammals sleep. Some species such as cattle,...

Quality Deer Management

Rattling in a QDM’er

Rattling in a QDM’er

One of the joys of Quality Deer Management (QDM) is the increased effectiveness of rattling, grunting and other techniques for...

Habitat Improvement

Three Double-Lung Treestand Setups

Three Double-Lung Treestand Setups

Most bragging-sized bucks are harvested by hunters who fall into one of two categories: the very well prepared or the very lucky....

by Jim Sollecito 2 Comments

Herd Management

Avoid the Deer-Hunting Toilet

Avoid the Deer-Hunting Toilet

It’s going to happen in every hunting club, QDM Cooperative, or any other group that hunts deer together: Someone is going...

Herd Monitoring

Three Ways to Track Fawn Recruitment

Three Ways to Track Fawn Recruitment

Over the last decade, predators, especially coyotes, have greatly altered deer population dynamics in many parts of the country by...

by Will Gulsby and Dr. Karl V. Miller 4 Comments

Deer Hunting

To Beat a Buck’s Nose, Remember Thermals

To Beat a Buck’s Nose, Remember Thermals

Understanding the fine movements of wind at your stand location can give you an advantage over mature bucks, as I explained in my...

Food Plots

Food Plot Species Profile: Red Clover

Food Plot Species Profile: Red Clover

If you don’t have red clover growing in some of your food plots, let me explain why you should. Dr. Craig Harper and I...

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