Understand Deer Better to Make the Most of the Rut This Season!


Because normally secretive and wary bucks have the tendency to become careless and more visible during the rut, this time can be one of the most exciting of the hunting season to kill a trophy whitetail.

This period can be a chaotic and unpredictable time in the field due to hunting pressure, weather conditions, and deer herd composition, so it’s important to fully understand how the rut works in order to leverage it for your success during the hunting season. That’s where Deer & Deer Hunting‘s “Guide to Hunting the Rut” comes into play.

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“What you’ll get is Deer & Deer Hunting’s finest collection of rut-hunting articles ever assembled in one work,” says Deer & Deer Hunting Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt. “It might only be 128 pages long, but this book includes decades of insights into the whitetail rut; why deer behave as they do during the breeding season; and how to hunt it most effectively.”

In Deer & Deer Hunting’s Guide to Hunting the Rut, grow to understand the three phases of the rut – pre-rut, rut, and post-rut, and how understanding each of these phases can help you become a better hunter. Inform your understanding of the rut and corresponding deer behavior with contributions from experts like John Ozoga, Jeremy Flinn, Charles Alsheimer and many more. Discover how to maximize your time in the field in order to realize more success killing big bucks, and get top tactics from top names like Patrick Meitin, Bill Vaznis, John Eberhart and more.


In Deer & Deer Hunting’s Guide to Hunting the Rut you’ll find:

  • Rut hunting strategies that work in a variety of locations and situations
  • Tips and tricks for rattling and calling, reading rubs and other signs, increasing buck sightings finding success during late-season hunts, and more
  • Experience-based advice on various rut topics like mock scrapes, mature buck sanctuaries, testosterone studies, moon theories, core areas, and much more

Get your copy today!