2017 Whitetail Rut Predictions: 3 Things to Know to Kill More Deer

How much do you know about the whitetail rut from the earliest to late stages in order to hunt more effectively, strategically and with a better chance to kill deer?

Those are the questions many deer hunters have each season. Is it cold weather? The moon? Something else that triggers “the rut,” which is an extended process involving multiple factors. It’s one of the most exciting and challenging times of the season.

For more than 40 years, Charles Alsheimer has studied, hunted, photographed and researched deer. Through his meticulous research and personal observations, Alsheimer has compiled a wealth of knowledge about this fascinating part of deer hunting.

Alshehimer has compiled this information for almost 20 years into his annual rut predictions for Deer & Deer Hunting. Watch the video to find out his top three keys to the 2017 rut and then start planning your hunting dates to make the most of the season.


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