deer habitat

Better Dirt, Better Deer Habitat

Seven Ways to Improve Your Dirt for Better Deer Habitat

For food-plotters, the success of deer habitat is largely dependent on the soil below. The healthier the soil and the more you do to properly manage it, the better your food plots will be. There is simply no other way around that fact. So before you even consider what you’re going...

Deer Habitat Grow Em Big

Deer Habitat Improvement: The Most Underrated Part

After all of the deer habitat improvement work is done, the most underrated part of planning how to hunt a property is keeping a low impact. This week, Steve Bartylla describes exactly how to do it, while still experiencing great hunting as the season progresses.

Honeysuckle Is No Friend to Habitat

In the January 2011 issue of Deer & Deer Hunting, Tes Jolly presented an informative piece on how Southern landowners have used pre-established honeysuckle to their benefit as a deer browse source. By Daniel E. Schmidt, Editor-in-Chief One thing we should have done a better job at (and I will take blame for this)...

Grow ’em Big: How to Create Deer Bedding Areas

In this episode of Grow ’em Big, Steve Bartylla explains how a chainsaw can be a deer manager’s best friend when planning improvements to habitat. Learn the do’s and don’ts about hinge-cutting trees, and discover how man-made bedding areas can hold deer on a property all year long. Hinge cutting involves cutting...

Gravely Atlas Side-by-Side Has Features Land Managers Need

Polaris and Ariens Partner to Create an Intriguing New Option for Hunting Properties By Jared Blohm Most land managers rely on a variety of vehicles to oversee their hunting properties. They use a truck to haul wood, seed, lime, fertilizer, deer feed and other heavy loads. A tractor is usually needed...

Hot, New Deer Hunting Attractants and Minerals

Learn what’s new with some of the hottest deer hunting attractants and minerals with Jason Campbell from Evolved Harvest. With spring arriving, more hunters are thinking about mineral sites, food plots and planning for the upcoming season. Find out what’s happening on Deer Talk Now so you can be prepared.