Through Quality Deer Management, you can increase the number of adult bucks where you hunt. But older bucks may be more difficult to see and kill unless you use smart hunting strategies.

How the New Public-Land Hunting Media Has Changed the Way I Hunt

If you’re a deer hunter who is active on social media, particularly if you consume hunting content on YouTube, you’ve likely noticed the increasing popularity in public land hunting and the sharing of public land hunting videos. This shift in hunting media has resulted in the rise of several popular YouTube channels like The Hunting …

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How to Bottleneck a Buck During the Rut: 3 Maps

You’ve likely heard advice about finding the does during the rut to find the bucks. Great advice, but let’s dig a little deeper into how you can put bucks in front of you during the rut. I have successfully used different types of bottlenecks or pinch points when hunting during the rut in different landscapes …

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Which Deer Visit Feeders and When? New Research is Out

When Georgia first legalized hunting deer over bait in the southern half of the state in 2011, my dad felt compelled to install corn feeders on our family farm simply to compete with the expected landslide of bait in the wider neighborhood. Dad placed some of his trail-cameras on the corn feeders. Meanwhile, I continued …

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Get Bucks on Camera, No Bait Required

I recently moved to Illinois where feeding or baiting deer is illegal at all times of the year, and getting pictures of bucks suddenly became much more difficult. For me, trail-camera pictures control future hunting decisions, and I simply could not accept getting so much fewer pictures. I need to know which bucks to hunt. …

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Tips for Bowhunting at Ground Level

If you’re a deer hunter, there is no doubt you have felt the rush of adrenaline when a deer is spotted heading your way. The feeling you get as you reach for your weapon and ready for the shot; your target unaware of the ambush waiting from above. Now can you imagine the rush you …

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