In fine-tuned deer herds, the majority of breeding will be over by the time December’s recovery period is in full swing. However, on good whitetail range where the herd is healthy and the fawns of the season are large enough, some December breeding will occur. In my area of western New York, many doe...
Story by Bill Vaznis Let’s face the facts. The vast majority of whitetails are shot more or less by accident. Every couple of years or so, we real-world hunters get lucky and have a buck suddenly materialize under our tree stand or pop out in front of us as we walk nonchalantly back to...
There are six factors that make the rut last longer. Are they taking place in your area?
If you can only hunt one week each fall, you’ll be happy to know the rut has a sweet spot — a magic week to 10 days — when deer activity is greatest.
The mere idea of mid-October breeding action in the upper Midwest is hard for some hunters to comprehend. This article will advance that notion.
How the whitetail rut predictor works
What about the South?