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Deer Molting: When and Why Deer Lose Their Hair

Deer molting is a sure sign of spring. The reasons why deer lose their hair are fascinating, and yet another sign that Mother Nature knows how to take care of her critters. Deer Molting is a Natural Process If you have trail cameras out, you’ve probably noticed some really ratty-looking deer...

How Much Do Deer Antlers Shrink?

Do deer antlers shrink after they’ve been left to dry for weeks, months or years? We get this question a lot here at Deer & Deer Hunting. Before answering the question, we always have to ask a few questions of our own, because the final answer isn’t always cut and dried,...

Bowhunting the Ghosts of Public Land

Have you ever sat all day — or several days — hunting in tough conditions without seeing a deer, then when one finally shows up you almost don't believe your own eyes that it's actually a deer? That's how it happened for me back in early November 2017 while bowhunting on...

Are Food Plots the Same as Baiting?

“Food plots are not the same as baiting!” “Any idiot can dump a bag of corn on the ground and kill a deer!” “Food plots are the thinking man’s way of saving the whitetail planet!” For the love of gravy, people, let’s stop kidding ourselves. We don’t need to conduct a...