It’s Time to Worry About Our National Doe Harvest, Especially in These States
In 1988, faced with declining hunter numbers and too many deer, our founders and leaders called deer hunters to action: reduce pressure on bucks and increase harvest pressure on does. Deer hunters responded and led…read more
Which Deer Aging Technique is More Accurate, Jawbone or Cementum?
There are two methods hunters can use to estimate the age of harvested deer, and both rely on deer teeth. There is a lot of misunderstanding, misapplication, and misinformation shared about these valuable deer management…read more
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You Could See 60% More Bucks on Camera in Hunting Season, UGA Study Shows
Trail cameras provide us with a great way to survey deer populations, identify bucks and scout deer movement before hunting season begins. There’s even a pre-season baited trail-camera survey method to analyze the structure of…read more
Can Baiting and Feeding Really Spread Deer Diseases Faster?
Baiting and supplemental feeding are contentious topics in hunting camps, wildlife agency headquarters and legislative halls across North America. They come with cultural, ethical and ecological considerations. These are all worthy of discussion, but I’ll…read more