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.

Does Logging or Habitat Work Push Deer Away?

If you lease hunting land, few sights are more disheartening than the appearance of skidders, log loaders and logging trucks, especially just before or during hunting season. If you own your hunting land, you are the one who calls in the skidders, log loaders and logging trucks when you harvest timber. But many hunting landowners …

Read More

Prepare Deer Stands to Cover These 4 Categories

Hunting mature whitetails is like a chess match: You have to plan several moves ahead and use each of the pieces at just the right time. As hunters, we all find ourselves trying to decide which stand to hunt at some point in the season. This year, try planning ahead and preparing treestands and/or ground …

Read More

Deer Stand Tip: Let “Shadow Man” Hunt Your Stand

Your ladder stands and lock-ons are probably already deployed for the coming deer hunting season, like mine, and hopefully deer are becoming accustomed to seeing them in the landscape. But have you ever wondered if they might notice the camouflaged silhouette that suddenly appears in the stand on opening morning? QDMA member Jim Sollecito of …

Read More

At the Range With a Navy Sniper

I consider myself a good rifle shooter. Not a great one but a good one. I’ve put a lot of venison in the freezer with a rifle or muzzleloader and can honestly count on one hand the number of animals I’ve hit and not recovered. However, I had a unique opportunity recently to spend some …

Read More