Timing the “drip rut” of the Southern whitetail breeding season differs from the Midwest and Northern predictions, but these suggestions can help you decide when to be in the stand.
Hunters have hundreds of millions of acres of public land in the United States to enjoy, even if it can be a challenge sometimes to stay positive.
The reward for hard work to pick up clues on a new tract: an 8-point buck that reignited hunting passions and put some venison in the freezer.
Many deer hunters are consumed with providing supplemental food and minerals to deer, but does this extra food boost help whitetails?
Officials are investigating a message on ear tags on a big 10-point buck, killed legally by a hunter, and whether the deer was released from a deer farm.
Here’s an in-depth look at what years of scientific research have revealed about buck rubs: The rut’s most visible signpost. A mature buck in rut, deprived of favorable tree stems for rubbing, will rub just about any type and size of tree — even fence posts and utility poles. However, scientific...
In the rush to jump on the mandatory antler point restriction bandwagon, in some states the basic principles of biology are being ignored in favor of public opinion. The end results are confusion, unhappy hunters and poorly managed deer herds.
Can you mange genetics of wild deer though herd manipulation — killing specific deer — to achieve bigger bucks? That's a question a lot of hunters and land managers ask and discuss.
Recent biological studies demonstrate very clearly that white-tailed deer perceive their environment in fine detail and respond immediately to pressure.