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  • How to Make 15-Dollar Watering Holes for Deer

    Water is one of the three basic needs of a white-tailed deer — perhaps the most important, as studies have shown deer generally go to water before they go to food when they rise from their beds in the evening. It’s very common knowledge, yet often overlooked during the hunt...

  • Analyzing the World Record Typical Hanson Buck

    I remember the first time I saw the 14-point, 213 5/8-inch world record B&C buck that Milo Hanson shot in 1993 with his .308 Winchester Model 88. I remember thinking out loud that I had seen whitetail racks with thicker beams and greater inside spreads, but none with the combination...

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A Detailed Look Into Antlered Buck Management

It’s important to remember that buck harvest restrictions are not synonymous with Quality Deer Management (QDM). Rather, they are a strategy to protect a specific age class (generally 1-1/2-year-olds) or age classes of bucks. Bear Kuma Compound Bow in Realtree EDGE Buy Now Antlered deer management is important because hunters...


How to Disk and Prep Food Plot Seedbeds

Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland nearly have this food plot ready to go. With the soil sample, spraying, and fertilizing out of the way, it's time to prepare the seed bed. Whether you do this by plowing, discing, with a PTO-driven tiller, or a combination of the three, preparing a...


Small Property Deer Management 101

Do you love hunting whitetails? Enjoy seeing the herd dynamics improve and thrive? Well you can manage for that, even on small properties. Follow along as the Whitetail Properties crew explains how to do that. Don't Miss: 7 Ways to Practice Quality Deer Management Are you a deer hunter wanting...


15 Facts About the White-Tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer is the most popular wild game animal in North America. Biologists and researchers have spent countless time and money learning about the whitetail and what it means for deer hunters. These 15 facts have been part of those findings.


Food Plot Seed: How to Plant Red Clover

Red. White. Crimson. Ladino. Alsike. Zigzag. Trifolium. And more. There are many varieties of clover you can plant. So, which one is best? Well, I’m not going to say red clover reigns supreme. But it reigns supreme. At least, it’s my personal favorite (best or not). Red clover, also referred...


10 Things Your Deer Hunting Mentor Hates

The future of hunting depends on us sharing the outdoors with those who may not have the knowledge, means or access to do it on their own. So there’s no greater act in the outdoor lifestyle than introducing someone to hunting. If you’re new to hunting, and have a mentor...


How to Fertilize Your Food Plots

With the soil sample results in and the spraying complete, the next step in creating this food plot is applying the proper amount of fertilizer. Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland explain in this Food Plot Library installment.


15 Great Pranks for Deer Camp

I take things seriously when it comes to deer hunting. I like things the way I like them. I’m stubborn. I’m rarely open to suggestions. I meticulously map out plans in my head and put them into play on the deer I’m after. But I’m a jokester at heart. And...


State Suspends Active Shooting of Deer for CWD Testing

The Clarion Ledger in Mississippi recently reported that according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, active shooting of whitetails for CWD testing has been suspended. MDWFP official Russ Walsh addressed the issue. "For right now, yes, we have ceased active shooting operations," said Russ Walsh, MDWFP Wildlife...


Planting Vegetation Barriers for Deer

Do you plant food plots? Need to hide a house or building from wildlife? Want deer to come out more during daylight hours? Start planting plot screens and see more whitetails. Don't Miss: How to Plant a Micro Kill Plot for Deer Are you a hunter wanting to learn how...


Making the Best of Pronghorn Bowhunts After Heavy Rains

Water-hole hunting is where it's at for high-odds archery pronghorn hunts. This involves plenty of work before the hunt, but is typically the surest way of collecting antelope with a bow. It also lends itself well to the sweltering weather of early season hunts. There's only one potential problem with...


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The Most Important Gun Safety Advice You'll Ever Read

The hunter had a strange look on his face. He seemed to be looking at something and staring into space at the same time. I wanted to ask him about it but couldn’t. He had a bullet wound in his lower back and had been dead for over 24 hours...


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