Wired to Hunt

Ep. 388: Overcoming the Challenges of the Whitetail Rut

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Today on the show I’m joined by Tony Peterson, Justin Michau, and Charlie Williams to discuss how to handle the unique challenges of hunting the whitetail rut AND the story of my 2020 Back 40 buck.

Topics discussed:

  • What to do when warm weather strikes during the rut
  • Thoughts on saving spots for better weather during the rut VS being aggressive
  • Do other hunters really matter during the rut
  • What to do if you spook a buck at this time of year
  • The challenges of hunting small properties in November
  • The unique struggles of rut hunting on public land
  • The mental grind of the rut
  • Dealing with the high expectations of November
  • Handling social media comparisons
  • The story of our rut hunt this past week on the Back 40
  • How I killed my first drop tine buck

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