Do Deer Hunters Really Need to Be Concerned About Cowhorn Spikes?
Oct 18, 2023Lindsay Thomas Jr.
When we tell deer hunters that “culling” spike-antlered yearling bucks to improve antler quality is a management mistake, a host of online experts are sure to correct us and remind us of their exception to…
How We Can End Buck-Shaming
Jul 22, 2020Lindsay Thomas Jr.
The 2019 hunting season was a good one at Grace Acres, my family’s farm in Southeast Georgia where we have practiced Quality Deer Management (QDM) for many years. My brother-in-law Zack Clemons killed his first…
Find Your Buck Harvest Sweet Spot
May 29, 2018Lindsay Thomas Jr.
Prescribed fire brings a bonus to hunters in the South, where dense forest cover dominates most landscapes: Fire helps us find sheds. Most sheds in my personal collection are blackened by fire, and it was…
Take QDM One Step at a Time
Sep 18, 2015Lindsay Thomas Jr.
Loading 250 pounds of free weights on a bar is not how you should start a weight-training program. Signing up for a 5K is not how you should prepare yourself to become a jogger. And…