Acorn Rage

Fire Up Your Bucks with the Aroma of Acorns

There’s no argument about whether deer love acorns and finding a hot oak dropping the succulent morsels during bow season or even early gun season usually is a hot stand! The aroma of acorns also can be used to help fire up bucks and does later in the season or for off-season camera surveys....


Manage Deer Food Sources Carefully in Drought Conditions

Antler quality parallels the nutrition status of a deer’s diet, which is composed of a variety of succulents, particularly forbs and brush species. Although nutritionally strong and highly digestible, forbs occur primarily in spring and occasionally, depending on rainfall, throughout the year. By Bob Zaiglin Protein-fortified forbs grow antlers, but brush sustains deer. During...