Passing Up Bucks Pays Off

Wisconsin Pro Staff member Chris Kleist and his brother recently started some
QDM practices on the farm they hunt. “There are lots of deer out there, always have
been, but never any mature bucks, they get about 2-1/2 years old then disappear,”
Chris reports. “The last three years we have been trying to talk to neighbors about
letting the young bucks go, along with trying to harvest more does, something that
area has been lacking.

“I’m now getting some trail cam pics of some of the bucks we have been watching the
last couple of years. I am fairly sure I have matched these pics up to the same two
deer.”

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