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 attracting mature bucks. Rattling in a mature buck is a lot easier when there are mature bucks around to hear you. Where I hunt in coastal Georgia, rattling was useless until my dad, brother, sister and several of our neighbors started protecting yearling bucks. Now there are more adult bucks to respond, and there’s an increased level of rut competition since numbers of does and bucks are... read more

by Lindsay Thomas Jr. on August 15, 2014 0 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?