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Mark Haslam

Mark Haslam

Mark is a deer hunter and land manager from Georgia. As a property consultant, he helps fellow landowners improve their habitat and hunting setups through timber management, trail cam surveys, and more. He was named the 2020 National Deer Association Deer Manager of the Year.

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How to Create Ideal Fawning Cover for Whitetails

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How to Create Ideal Fawning Cover for Whitetails

The future of any whitetail herd is in the success and survival of each year's fawn crop. Deer are exceptionally adaptive but certainly require adequate cover for safety. Trying to grow "giant bucks" is futile if you fail to maintain a positive fawn recruitment rate. What is fawn recruitment rate...
The Most Underrated Type of Food Plot

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The Most Underrated Type of Food Plot

Safety, cover, and high-quality forage are key for whitetail management. Provide those features and you will immediately improve the huntability of your food plots and how frequently deer utilize the space. However, you must also consider crop height, cover screens, protein levels, and soil...
How to Improve Pine Stand Habitat for Whitetails

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How to Improve Pine Stand Habitat for Whitetails

Tree farms get a bad rap by hunters and are too often viewed as “wildlife wastelands.” But proper planning and management with timber stand improvement (TSI) can make pines a wildlife paradise. They offer safety, food, and hunting opportunities. From the sweltering velvet season to the shortened...