How to Plant Chestnut Trees for Deer

By author of Brow Tines and Backstrap

The chestnut was the primary mast crop food source for whitetails until all were wiped out nearly a century ago. Recent studies have shown even modern deer that have never encountered them in the wild prefer chestnuts over acorns 100:1. Now, we're finally to the point where we can bring back the once-crowned king of hard mast. Here's what you need to know.

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