Author Archives: Jeremy Flinn

Diversity is Your Best Food Plot Plan for Year-Round Forage

As I walked down the trail enclosed overhead by bare oak branches, I crept past several green fields full of clovers and other growing plants. Farther down the trail, I stop at a secluded brown food plot that appeared to have been abandoned long ago. The lush, green soybeans from summer were now thin-stalked...

Plant These to Attract, Keep More Deer on Your Land

When summer is drawing to a close and deer hunting is just on the horizon, velvet-antlered bucks cruise large agricultural fields and discs slice the ground as new fall food plots are sewn. Even the oaks begin to sag from the weight of acorns. The food sources that exist during the opening few weeks...

How to Use the Video Advantage During the Rut

There are not many things better than to check a trail camera during the rut. The anticipation of what is on the camera and how many bucks are coming through during shooting hours is crazy. By Jeremy Flinn Some of the excitement can quickly turn to frustration with motion blurs and a deer’s rear ends....

The Best Times for Prescribed Burn Habitat Management

There are two main times of the year when you can successfully conduct a prescribed burn: during the dormant and growing seasons. Dormant-season burns are often conducted during late winter when plants, trees and shrubs are not actively sending nutrients for new growth. Conversely, spring and summer burns can be conducted to kill more above-ground...

Game Cameras: The Best Yardstick for Deer Demographics

It’s something deer hunters/managers ponder every year: How many deer are on my property? Maybe they had a poor hunt- ing season and a lot of deer survived. Or a harsh winter had a negative impact on the population. Sure, it’s possible to sit on a big agricultural field during a summer evening and...