What We’ve Learned From Average Bucks and Outliers With Dr. Bronson Strickland

October 26, 2022 By: Brian Grossman
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In this week’s Deer Season 365 Podcast episode, we’re talking with Dr. Bronson Strickland of the Mississippi State University Deer Lab about the individuality of whitetail bucks. While we often report the averages when it comes to deer habits and behaviors, it’s important to acknowledge the outliers in our hunting strategy. We dive into buck home ranges and core areas, excursions, bedding habits, food preferences and more! 

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Brian Grossman joined the NDA staff in August, 2015 as its Communications Manager. Brian is responsible for amplifying NDA’s educational message for hunters through social media, e-mail, the NDA website, and Quality Whitetails magazine. He has been a freelance writer, photographer, videographer and web designer since 2003. A trained wildlife biologist, Brian founded the Poor Boys Outdoors and Working Class Hunter web shows and associated media during his free time while working full time as a wildlife manager. He came to NDA from the Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division, where he was a field operations supervisor, overseeing management of 15 Wildlife Management Areas. Brian currently lives in Thomaston, Georgia with his wife, Tina, and his two children, Dakota and Brooke.