deer movement

The Two Best Times to See Deer, Every Day of the Year

Sep 7, 2022 Matt Ross

It was inevitable. The mature buck stepped into my shooting lane, broadside, within easy bow range – and I just couldn’t bring myself to draw back and shoot.  Up until the 2021 season, I routinely…

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To Intercept Bucks in Daylight, Take Lessons From GPS-Collar Research

Oct 27, 2021 Dylan Stewart and Dr. Will Gulsby

it’s fairly common knowledge that hunting near roads or hunting the same stand repeatedly is unlikely to lead to hunting success, especially when targeting mature bucks. But this begs the question, “Why?” The obvious answer…

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How Hunting Pressure and Habitat Impacts Deer Movement With Dylan Stewart and Dr. Will Gulsby

Oct 20, 2021 NDA Staff

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 Podcast, we are talking with Dylan Stewart, a master’s student at Auburn University, and Dr. Will Gulsby, an associate professor of wildlife ecology and management at Auburn,…

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Should You Shoot a Deer Wearing a Tracking Collar?

Sep 29, 2021 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

Our knowledge of deer behavior and biology, and our ability to hunt and manage deer effectively, expands all the time thanks to the remote tracking collar. You’ve seen their movements as dots on a satellite map…

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How to Hunt Native Warm-Season Grasses

Sep 25, 2012 Jennifer Pudenz

Just 170 years ago, a seemingly boundless prairie blanketed the Midwest, one of the largest ecosystems in the world, and it provided natural cover for whitetails and many other wildlife species. Today, only one tenth…

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8 Rules for a Successful Hunting Plot

Sep 18, 2012 Jeff Sturgis

Beautiful fields of green dot the landscape, evidence of hunters attempting to attract deer. Many of these food plots are intended not just for nutrition but for hunting, and they are often called “hunting plots”…

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