Deer travel patterns can flow with how you set up your property, it's your land make it how you want.
Controlled burns can be extremely beneficial to deer habitat for many reasons. But, they require expert planning and safety considerations. Learn more in today's episode.
In the real world, deer hunters are at different stages in their lives, have access to varying degrees of property (from poor to great), and are always short on free time. Some hunters like to hold out all year on the off chance they might bag a big buck.
Longtime land manager Steve Bartylla examines how to manage your doe population to maximize the property's ability to draw in more bucks.
Oak savannas are outstanding deer habitat; unfortunately the vast majority of this once-common habitat type has been lost. The good news is that it can be restored, and your deer hunting will improve from the incredible natural forage diversity the restoration work provides.
Low-impact deer hunting stands can offer great hunting all season long, although not every property provides the best spots. So you build them. Here are four ways you can improve whitetail habitat for low-impact hunting.
How many does should you shoot? The deer habitat and preferred browse species leave clues that will help you develop a doe management plan. Steve explains the basic formula based on years of proven experience.
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.
Now that you have your trees in the ground, be sure to give them proper care so you protect your investment and get the most of the trees when harvest time comes. Remember, deer love soft mast, and you can easily provide it by planting your own "fruit-plot" orchards.