Timing is all about playing the odds when hunting mature bucks. Nailing that timing offers a huge advantage. Here’s how you can pull it off.
Settings aren’t the only thing that determine how aggressively some hunters pursue a buck. His personality may play a big role, too.
What happens with the does that don't get bred during the first major part of the whitetail rut? You may have heard of a second rut, but is it real?
If you want to get an early jump on hunting Mr. Big, focus on dominant family groups of does. They are the ones most likely to go into estrus first.
Poachers have an enemy they might not even be aware of — one that could take a huge bite out of their wallets.
While you can’t control what happens on the neighbor’s side of the property fence, you might be able to use his hunting methods to your advantage.
Keeping deer on your property isn't difficult if you provide some tasty supplemental food in secure locations that keeps them happy and wanting more.
It was supposed to be the year I finally had the food plots right. Entering my second season managing the property, I planned to make up for my late start the previous year. With a deer population well above goal, I desperately needed to maximize the food production in my plots....
It was one of the most thrilling hunts I’ve ever experienced. on the way in, I’d laid down a scent trail of Special Golden Estrus. Now, less than an hour later, I could hear the deep grunts of a low 160s Missouri monster following the drag. Spotting him, I was thrilled with...