Today on the show I’m joined by legendary whitetail bow hunter Andrae D’Acquisto for a followup to our previous conversation this summer and this time we’re tackling how to hunt the whitetail rut.
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By Alex Comstock
Even though the rut is viewed as the whitetail hunter’s super bowl by many, it’s not as simple or easy as picking out a random tree and hunting. The rut can be a grind, a lot of work, and an all-around challenge.
One guy I’ve noticed who always seems to conquer those challenges, and who hunts as hard as anyone, is Zach Ferenbaugh from The Hunting Public. For some solid advice for dealing with the challenges that come with hunting...
By Alex Comstock
THE. RUT. Those two words trigger thoughts of sheer happiness and dreams filled with big bucks for deer hunters. For most people, it’s their super bowl, and the time of the year we look forward to the most. With that in mind, I wanted to reach out to somebody who’s garnered success during the rut over the years to see what we could learn.
Greg Miller is someone who has been hunting mature bucks for a long time and I thought he’d...
Every whitetail hunter wants a crystal ball for the rut. When will bucks be chasing? When will breeding happen? When will bucks be moving at midday?
Unfortunately, these questions are easier asked than answered. The whitetail deer breeding season can be wildly unpredictable—or as regular as reading the calendar. Here’s what we can and cannot predict about the 2020 whitetail rut.
The timing of peak breeding is one aspect of the...