How to Plant Chestnut Trees for Deer


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.

Don't Miss: 18 Trees Whitetails Need and How to Identify Them

Are you a hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on food plots and land management.

Follow us on Facebook.