What an awesome show with legendary deer hunter and researcher Charlie Alsheimer, who visited with Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks about mock scrapes and licking branches.
Charlie has studied deer for more than three decades and raised them on his farm in New York. Thanks to some great questions from Dan and Brad, along with fans, he was able to touch on how deer use branches and scrapes as signposts year-round. He also had some great tips on creating your own mock scrape or licking branch.
Dan and Charlie talked about the deer’s glands, including the pre-orbital gland at the corner of a deer’s eyes, and how scents are unique to each deer. Great stuff!
Tune in now for the replay at the Deer Talk Now Archives.
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