deer food plots

Get A Start On Your Best Food Plots For Whitetail Deer

Depending on what part of the country you’re in, you already may have food plots planted for the upcoming deer season or you’re still in the planning stages for some late-summer plots that will take hold and carry over through autumn and winter. By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor In either case, establishing and maintaining...

Planting Calendar Offers Advice on Plants, Timing

Curious about when to plant certain things for wildlife? The Wildwood Genetics Planting Calendar, available under the “Advice” section at www.wildwoodgenetics.com and at Wildwood Genetics dealers, helps make sure you know when and what to plant. This easy-to-use calendar provides planting information for a variety of crops and feed, including the planting rate of...

Is It Deer Decoy Season?

It might sound a little strange, but according to Deer & Deer Hunting field editor Les Davenport, now is the the time to think about deer decoys for rut hunts. If that doesn’t compute, here’s why: Man-made products such as deer decoys carry distinct odors, none familiar to deer, Davenport explains. These foreign smells...

Give Feeders A Little Pre-Spring TLC

Spring is arriving in the Southeast in fits, with temperatures in the upper 70s and mild nights giving way to the occasional blast of chilly lows in the 30s or 40s. by Alan Clemons For our friends in the upper Midwest and Northeast, well, I can’t say we feel your pain. We don’t know...

What’s the Best Food Plot for Deer & Turkeys?

by Daniel E. Schmidt, D&DH Editor Longtime D&DH reader George Hoffman asked an excellent question about food plots yesterday: “I hunt my cousin’s farm in Orwell, N.Y, and want to know what is the best combination food plot for deer and turkeys. Also, when is the best time to plant?” I’m certain many avid...

Food Plot Fails

by Jacob Edson, D&DH managing editor It’s the time of year deer hunters around the country wait for. In most locales, bow season is mere weeks away (if not open already). We’ve put in our work securing land to hunt, scouting, hanging stands, and in many cases, spent hours working food plots to attract...