Part 3 of 3. Hunting an apple orchard or fruit tree plot isn’t as easy as it sounds. In fact, the first step to hunting has nothing to do with stand placement. Dan Schmidt explains in this closing segment in our annual fruit-tree video series. Deer Talk Now. Season 7. Episode 4.
From creating more cover to adding the right forage to getting whitetails to move to desired areas, veteran land manager and host of Grow ’em Big, Steve Bartylla, leaves no stone unturned when it comes to deer management and habitat improvement. These are topics certain to raise any hunter’s or property owner’s whitetail and habitat IQ, and are drawn from the expert land manager’s hands-on-experience. Perhaps best of all the concepts Bartylla covers in this vividly illustrated resource can be applied to any property size – from 10 to 1,000 acres. Features include:
• Proven deer and habitat management tactics to attract mature bucks
• In-depth examination of white-tailed deer behavior
• Clear plans of action to initiate habitat- and deer-management strategies