No matter the region, winter is an extremely stressful time for whitetails — even in the South. But while most of us think of January or February as being the most difficult months for deer — March is often the most stressful time of year.
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.
Many deer hunters are consumed with providing supplemental food and minerals to deer, but does this extra food boost help whitetails?
While most white-tailed bucks have somewhat symmetrical antlers, an injury to one of the deer's extremities can drastically throw them out of balance.
Examining your deer from head to hoof can give you insights on the herd and may help you understand more about them and your management strategy.
It's a question hunters and land managers face and often discuss when talking about quality deer management: What is the true effect of baiting deer?
For scouting and hunting on public land, getting off the beaten path will protect your game cameras and also put you in a better position to hunt the well educated deer in the area.
Studies show 8-point bucks are the most common, making up 50 percent of antlered deer in mature buck age classes, and most deer hunters are fine with that.
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...