buck home range

You Could See 60% More Bucks on Camera in Hunting Season, UGA Study Shows

Aug 16, 2023 Dr. James Johnson

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…

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Why Are Bucks in Front of Everyone’s Cameras But Yours?

Aug 4, 2021 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

The parade of social-media bucks is underway. Every day now, more trail-cameras are appearing in the woods, and so are the photos they capture, especially big bucks in velvet and big bachelor groups of bucks…

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Whitetail Bucks Are Not Territorial

Oct 27, 2015 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

A buck can vanish from your hunting area for many reasons: hunting pressure, killed by a neighbor or poacher, hit by a car, died from injuries in a fight with another buck, brain abscess, a long…

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GPS Reveals Early Season Buck Movement Patterns

Aug 25, 2014 Clint McCoy

You hear it all the time: A hunter gets a bunch of trail-camera photos of a buck early in the season and then, poof, the deer pulls a Houdini and disappears for the rest of…

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New Data On Buck Home-Range Size by Age

Aug 19, 2014 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

For his graduate-level research at Auburn University, Clint McCoy tracked the fine-scale movements of 37 different bucks wearing GPS collars on a 6,400-acre hunting site in South Carolina. Because habitat quality is extremely high on…

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Where Has That Darn Buck Gone?

Feb 19, 2013 Jim Stickles

As part of a research project funded by the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, Jim Stickles, a graduate student at the University of Georgia Deer Lab, and undergraduates Swanny Evans and…

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