Planting apple trees for deer is a tactic that will pay off in the long run with better deer hunting for years to come.
Deer Talk Now returns with all new and shorter episodes but still packed with great information about deer hunting, strategies, the best deer gear, habitat management and other topics you want to hear about.
This episode with host Dan Schmidt is pretty rock solid and gives you a great series of tips to get started planing fruit trees to help your deer. Plus, you’ll have fruit for yourself, too, and that’s a great bonus. Who doesn’t enjoy fresh apples, persimmons, plums, pears, cherries or other fruit?
Schmidt heads outdoors to a fruit orchard to show you firsthand some of the tips to help you get started or improve an existing orchard, including:
- Choosing the site for your fruit tree plot based on wind exposure, microclimate possibilities, sun exposure, water drainage and more;
- Deciding what kind of fruit trees you want to plant and what works best for your area;
Why having different types of trees, instead of just one type of apple, for example, is more beneficial;
- Why you should have different sizes of trees that may grow faster or slower, and also will have different times during the year when they bear fruit;
- Tips on maintenance such as watering in summer, pruning and how to train branches to grow in a specific direction.
Maximize Your Deer Season Planning With the 2015 Whitetails Wall Calendar!
From Deer & Deer Hunting magazine, the 2015 Whitetails Wall Calendar features the work of deer researchers Wayne Laroche and Charlie Alsheimer, who reveal the 2015 whitetail rut prediction, based on years of lunar cycle research. Utilize this deer moon phase calendar to find out which days the deer will be seeking and chasing, so you can time the rut for the best time to hunt.
The calendar features amazing whitetail deer photography, capturing deer in all the seasons and providing deer activity charts so you can plan your hunt. It’s not only the most useful calendar you’ll own, but quite possibly the ultimate gift for any deer hunter!
With the 2015 DDH Whitetails Wall Calendar you’ll learn:
- When the seeking, chasing and tending phases of the rut will occur for North & South
- Predicted dates of Major & Minor deer activity in 2015
- Daily 2015 Moon-phase data
- Peak rut activity for the 2015 season
- When to plan your vacation around the 2015 whitetail rut
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