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 pulls a Houdini and disappears for the rest of the season. How nice would it be to track his movements and know exactly where he went? Well, that’s what I was able to do with 37 bucks at Brosnan Forest, a 6,400-acre study site in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. My graduate research at Auburn University focused on buck movements in relation to breeding strategies and hunting pressure, but... read more

by Clint McCoy on August 25, 2014 6 Comments

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