deer management

Macro vs Micro Deer Research and Management

Macro vs. Micro Deer Management: Deer Camp Conversation

There's a big difference between deer research and management on a large – macro – level like an entire state, as compared to small, micro levels on individual properties. The two often get mixed up. That's the topic of Part 3 of 3 of a deer camp conversation between DDH contributor...

The Best Forage to Plant in Deer Food Plots

The Best Forage to Plant in Deer Food Plots

What is the best forage to plant in deer food plots? Since every property has different conditions and a whitetail's needs change throughout the year, it's not an easy answer. But, it is certainly possible to meet those needs to create the best food plot for deer hunting that you can....

Deer Numbers Stable, Rising in Some Areas

Deer populations are stable and rising according to post-season surveys of one state not always high on any lists for whitetail deer hunters. Stable and rising? How’s that possible? According to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks hunter surveys, mule deer numbers are increasing in Region 6, the northeastern portion of...