Hit the woods running and know where to start with your property so that it becomes a deer magnet this fall.
With smart improvements to deer bedding areas and food plots, hunting land will attract more does, though some hunters think that will push bucks away. As the old saying goes, it's all in the planning.
Initially used for cover crops, soil conservation and forage for domestic animals, brassicas have taken off like wildfire for deer food plots because of their ease of growing, high protein content, productivity and low planting costs.
Scrape trees and licking branches are awesome for pulling bucks into camera and bow shot range. Now, watch a few tips to take them to the next level.
Everyone always wants to know what the best food plot seeds to plant are. It's always difficult to answer with the hundreds of seed choices available, but here are some of the top choices for warm-season annuals.
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.
Just like there’s no crying in baseball, there’s no off-season for hardcore whitetail hunters. Late spring into early summer might be the kickoff of major league baseball, but it’s also time for serious deer hunters and land managers to roll up their sleeves and get some dirt under their fingernails.
Get the maximum success from your food plots for deer by planning out every detail before you ever break ground. Safe wind directions, entry and exit routes, cover and more all need to be considered when building the best food plot locations.
Many deer hunters are consumed with providing supplemental food and minerals to deer, but does this extra food boost help whitetails?