hunting pressure

Hunt Whitetails on Work Days

Apr 28, 2016 Brian Grossman

As an avid deer hunter who spends the majority of my time on public land, I am always looking for those little nuggets of deer-hunting wisdom to help give me the edge when it comes…

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How Fast Can a Stand “Recover” From Hunting Pressure?

Dec 16, 2014 Clint McCoy

It’s simple: Deer respond negatively to hunting pressure. Their avoidance of heavily hunted areas is undeniable, as my graduate-level research at Auburn University documented. But exactly how long does it take for a specific stand…

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10 Things We Know About Mature Buck Movements

Aug 27, 2013 Matt Ross

Technology is amazing, isn’t it? As I type this article on my laptop, on a plane 20,000-plus feet up, heading to yet another NDA event, I have access to the Internet! When we land and…

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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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To Kill Mature Bucks, Go Somewhere Else

Mar 16, 2012 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

  I had an interesting phone conversation with deer researcher Dr. Mark Conner while I was working on an article for Quality Whitetails. Mark, who works in Maryland, has led a number of recent groundbreaking studies…

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Finding Un-Pressured Deer

Mar 2, 2012 Kip Adams

Density, distribution and travel patterns are things we often seek to learn about deer, but researchers from Penn State University set out to learn the density, distribution and habitat use of deer hunters. They used…

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