Have you ever asked yourself this question while scouting in the winter or looking for shed antlers in spring: Can deer tracks reveal the sex of an individual deer? Hunters often disagree about whether it’s possible to identify a deer’s sex by looking at its tracks. However, some experienced hunters believe it is...
Well, if Alabama’s Black Belt region isn’t the best place to shoot a buck during the rut, it has to rank right up there. Imagine a place where you can sit in a deer stand and see deer not only every sit, but several deer. Sometimes, you might even see more than a dozen....
Following last month’s announcement that gray wolves will return to state management in the northern Great Lakes on Jan. 27, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today that a limited gray wolf hunting and trapping season is being planned for late 2012. This is a hot-button topic for deer hunters, wildlife enthusiasts and wildlife managers alike. However, it...
Everyone has a line they won't cross when it comes to deer hunting, no matter the benefits. Bob Zaiglin looks at the lines of deer management.
Deer management's paradigm shift hit its stride in the past decade, but five side effects have dramatically slowed its growth.
Many private-land deer managers across North America encourage their hunters to weed out small-antlered yearling bucks. Can this practice actually improve a herd's antler quality?
Research shows — with some exceptions — that coyotes are maligned predators when they live among healthy deer herds.
Ozoga: The Debate Over Buck-to-Doe Ratios Rages On
How Aging Deer Helps Us Manage Deer
Tips and techniques for developing a deer management plan that works for you.