Taking Does Can Actually Increase Fawn Production

Taking Does Can Actually Increase Fawn Production

You’ve heard some people say they never shoot does “because that is like killing next year’s fawns.” While this sounds logical, it’s not always the correct approach. Doe harvest isn’t always necessary, but when it is, taking the right number of does can actually increase fawn production. The reason is pretty simple: Healthy does raise more fawns.  Consider a deer population in which there are more deer than the local habitat can support in optimal health, whether deer density is too... read more

by Lindsay Thomas Jr. on September 25, 2014 3 Comments

QDMA Poll

A poacher is caught shooting deer from a public road, at night, on lands where they do not have permission to hunt. In your opinion, what is a reasonable fine for this offense?