What role do the glands on a deer perform? Deer hunters are likely familiar with the tarsal gland and the communication role it plays during the rut (breeding period), but did you know there are actually 6 other glands found on the white-tailed deer, many of which are used for communication? Check out the illustration […]
There are many facets to scouting. Buck sign, doe sign, bedding areas, transition routes, pinch points, trail hubs, rub lines, and scrapes make up most of the subject matter when it comes to scouting; and none of those are more apparent than during the late winter and early spring. Each topic is an important […]
One common mistake often made by bow hunters is hunting their stand locations at the wrong time of day. While scouting for deer sign is an important role in locating the deer that you’re hunting, understanding what time of day the deer are using these areas can be just as important to filling your tag. […]
A substantial temperature drop during the October lull can yield big results. Hunter shown wearing Lost Camo.
The October lull. Every year it plagues whitetail bowhunters across North America. It’s frustrating. It’s boring. It’s the hunters’ equivale
Pre-rut hunts can be just as productive as peak-rut hunts.
Talk to many bowhunters today and this is when they’ll say they most want to be in the woods. True, peak rut is a great time to be in your tree stand from sunrise to sunset. It’s when you’re
Although it’s been awhile, one deer hunter can still remember how seductive the thought of chasing whitetails with a bow and arrow was as a young boy. The very idea of it consumed him and he often fantasized about loosing himself in some remote corner
You must constantly monitor your boundaries to keep unwanted intruders at bay or they will ruin your deer hunt program.
The little farm wasn’t much, just 350 acres or so, and it was surrounded by much larger farms on three sides and separated from a
No pain, no gain.
Typically those words are used to remind athletes that victories are earned through tremendous self-sacrifice. But the same axiom can also be applied to deer hunters.
The folks who put meat in the freezer and racks on the wall, season
Five Top Stand Sites for Pressured Public Land
The black veil of night slowly lifts from your forest surroundings. You exhale in the cold, morning air, sending a stream of frosty steam out into space. As the cloud dissipates, you survey the area around y
You’re chomping at the bit. After months of dreaming about big bucks, and watching your favorite hunting videos repeatedly, the season is finally here. The temptation to dive right in and start hunting your best stands is like a moth’s attraction to fire.