Hunting in the rain my not sound like it is worth it to some hunters, but others have killed giants on a rainy day. Regardless of if you like rain or not, the deer still have to live in it and it can alter their movement patterns. You can take advantage of this.
Can whitetails see orange? Find out in this podcast transcript.
For more than 20,000 years humans have used dogs to hunt all kinds of game. Today, it is no different. Using dogs can make us much more efficient in our hunting and also greatly increase our success. We use hunting dogs for three main purposes: tracking, chasing and retrieving a large variety of animals.
Shed hunting has become an intense sport for hunters around the country. Everyone has their special secrets to finding a ton of sheds, but if you have the knowledge but are not prepared, you may struggle to be successful. While shed hunting can be a nonchalant sport for hobbyists, if you are serious about it, you need the right shed hunting gear.
Whitetail populations are susceptible to a verity of diseases and parasites. Every year it seems that we have some type of outbreak that puts populations of deer around the country at risk. Although most diseases whitetails get are harmless to humans, knowing what these ailments look like could help you better manage your deer or avoid eating deer that you should not.
Does wearing orange effect you hunt? Ever since wearing red or blaze orange became law in 1986, and later mandatory blaze orange in 1994, hunters have questioned if their game could see it or if it has a negative impact on the hunt; however, Whitetail and humans see colors differently and we use this fact to keep hunters protected from each other while also keeping them concealed in the woods.
Aging a whitetail in the field can be an important aspect of your hunt. Trying to hold out for a mature buck has become an increasingly popular management strategy. Every single buck is different though. Many of the attributes that we will soon learn that help us age a buck, can vary from deer to deer. This is why many hunters struggle to age deer correctly; although, most anyone can tell a mature deer apart from a yearling, let’s dive into how to judge the middle stages.