So what pressure do deer feel from other deer? You may be surprised that it can be worse than that of hunters.
Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt has hunted Texas before with his bow and rifle, but now it's time to bring his Thompson/Center muzzleloader to the Lone Star State in search of a wary old buck.
The trail camera is an incredible tool for deer hunters. Just make sure that each camera is working for you, not against you. These six tips will help you get the most out of your trail cameras this season.
Unrealistic expectations sometimes run wild in both hunting and deer management. Although we would all like to see bucks make huge strides in antler development every year, the fact of the matter is that wild whitetails are individuals.
More hunters are getting aggressive in their deer hunting habitat manipulation to enhance conditions through food plots, timber harvests and more, and the Nugents are too.
If your deer habitat management goal is to grow big bucks, try to keep the expectations realistic for the area and the situation. Every property is different and there are many factors that come into play.
Science-based deer management involves many factors that must all work together for the overall health of the deer and their habitat. Auburn University's Deer Laboratory is one of the top deer research facilities in the country, and provides information on the many facets needed for a healthy deer management plan.
Deer behavior history class is now in session. Bucks and does will often repeat patterns year after year, and if hunters and land managers don't learn those patterns, then they are doomed to failure. Learn from history and be successful.
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...