Here’s an in-depth look at what years of scientific research have revealed about buck rubs: The rut’s most visible signpost. A mature buck in rut, deprived of favorable tree stems for rubbing, will rub just about any type and size of tree — even fence posts and utility poles. However, scientific...
Recent biological studies demonstrate very clearly that white-tailed deer perceive their environment in fine detail and respond immediately to pressure.
Gunning for whitetails on lockdown isn’t complicated — with the right combination of tools working for you in the field during your spot-and-stalk hunt.
Hunters who can dissect and recognize the unique activities that occur during the lockdown phase of the rut are the ones who will be most likely to earn a trip to the taxidermist.
No matter how steady your hunting rifle, hitting at any range presumes a proper zero of your riflescope. Here are some tips to achieve better accuracy.
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.
Most deer hunters try rattling for the first time using a set of shed antlers they found in the field. Improving these to get the best rattling antlers is relatively easy to do.
Settings aren’t the only thing that determine how aggressively some hunters pursue a buck. His personality may play a big role, too.
Wide-cutting broadheads can benefit whitetail recovery — or hinder quick kills. Choosing the one that works best for you and your bow is critical.