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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

The Boys of Summer

The Boys of Summer

I’m a big sports fan but this article is not about the Yankees, Red Sox, Braves or Cardinals. As exciting as the Fall...

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

GPS Reveals Early Season Buck Movement Patterns

GPS Reveals Early Season Buck Movement Patterns

You hear it all the time: A hunter gets a bunch of trail-camera photos of a buck early in the season and then, poof, the deer...

by Clint McCoy 5 Comments
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