White-tailed bucks across the country exhibit similar behavior during the rut, but how they roam during this period can vary widely, especially when comparing Western whitetails to their Eastern counterparts.
A key for many small properties is to draw deer in as they pass through and convince them to spend more time. That's where scents and lures come into play.
Public land can be difficult to hunt, no doubt. With the right tools and scouting you can set up on the perfect spot over pressured deer. John explains where to find those spots.
Every deer's life revolves around food year-round, and today John Eberhart is out on public hunting land comparing two of the best hard mast food sources that whitetails prefer.
Having proper shooting lanes while hunting is essential. John Eberhart is out creating shooting lanes on private land to get ready for the hunting season.
John Eberhart explains licking branches and mock scrapes while out on public land.
Buck rubs always get us excited, but they can be misleading. When you're hunting mature bucks on public land there are certain clues that buck rubs show, and John explains what he looks for on each one.
On private land, prepping treestands, trimming branches and cutting shooting lanes is a big priority in the off-season. Good gear makes the job easier, and John uses this highly specialized extension saw for the task. Check it out.
The trail camera is an incredible tool for deer hunters. Just make sure that each camera is working for you, not against you. These six tips will help you get the most out of your trail cameras this season.