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Culling Bucks: Does It Really Work?

Man has always strived to be the best at what he does, and this same attitude applies to deer hunting, and more importantly, deer management. As a consequence of sportsmen’s insatiable desire to pursue larger-racked bucks and managers’ willingness to satisfy their requests, a variety of techniques have been tested to...

The Culling Myth Exposed

Many private-land deer managers across North America encourage their hunters to weed out small-antlered yearling bucks. Can this practice actually improve a herd's antler quality?