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Alsheimer Deer & Deer Hunting

Alsheimer: Deer Antler Velvet – Big Bucks Are Losing It!

By Charles J. Alsheimer Over the next two weeks northern whitetail enthusiasts will be in position to witness one of the most amazing sights in nature, the peeling of velvet from a buck’s antlers. When bucks peel velvet from their antlers the process can take anywhere from an hour to several days to complete. Outside of...

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Alsheimer: Mature Bucks Buddy-Up All Summer

By Charles J. Alsheimer Bachelor group behavior of white-tailed deer can be fascinating during the summer months. I took the accompanying photo on Aug. 10 and it illustrates how bucks “buddy-up” during the lazy days of summer. During this time they will groom each other, and feed and bed together. Though researchers have documented that bachelor...

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Alsheimer: The Final Stages of Deer Antler Growth

By Charles J. Alsheimer This is the fourth and final segment showing the antler growth of a specific 150-class buck. I took this photo on July 31 and it illustrates the growth that has taken place since July 4. For all practical purposes his antler growth is now complete, and is a prime example of...

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Some of Florida’s Biggest Bucks

Bow season opens in less than a month in Florida’s Zone A in the southernmost part of the state, take a look at some of the biggest bucks ever killed in the state. These mostly come from the north-central and Panhandle area. They’re great bucks with B&C scores ranging from 146 to 179. Florida...

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Intense Whitetail Management: Lessons From South Texas Provide Clues To Increase Trophy Buck Potential

The white-tailed deer’s popularity is especially augmented by its adaptability and abundance. This malleable herbivore is not only abundant, but it also can live just about anywhere — from our back yards to the deep, dark forests of Canada, providing sportsmen ample and affordable hunting opportunities. By Bob Zaiglin Although the whitetail has always...

Legendary Whitetails

Legendary Whitetails

The Bucks of Legendary Whitetails III Legendary Whitetails III provides snapshots of 40 of the greatest whitetails ever taken, including some of the most secretive bucks ever killed. It tells the back-story, shows the actual score sheet and other critical details. As former editor of North American Whitetail, author Duncan Dobie knows the details...

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7 Keys to Deer Hunting Success

Throughout the years, I’ve tried about every imaginable strategy to improve my chances of outsmarting wary white-tailed bucks. Unfortunately, some of the strategies I’ve tried didn’t pan out as I hoped they would. By Charles J. Alsheimer I’ve also learned some tactics that seem to work no matter where I’m hunting. These tactics usually...