deer density

Help Deer Refuel After the Rut

Dec 4, 2018 Dave Edwards

Bucks expend a great deal of energy during the fall preparing for and participating in the rut. Depending on the buck:doe ratio, activities like scraping, rubbing, fighting, seeking and chasing can stretch over weeks or…

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Burning Questions: Can Fire Reduce Tick Abundance?

Jul 25, 2013 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

I start itching as soon as I begin reviewing trail-camera images taken this summer in Georgia. Deer at a particular suburban Georgia site are seething with ticks. Look at the ears of the poor doe…

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5 Reasons to Take Does Early

Aug 15, 2012 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

When the density of deer where you hunt exceeds the ability of the habitat to support those deer in healthy condition, it’s time to take an appropriate number of does to bring balance (and balance…

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How to Run a Trail-Camera Survey

Apr 19, 2012 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

A trail-camera survey – put simply – is the most powerful herd monitoring tool you can use that doesn’t require the assistance of a professional wildlife biologist. On your own, you can estimate deer density,…

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