On today's show, guest host Tony Peterson chats with Dr. Jon McRoberts about the Missouri deer research he led, which discovered how far some bucks are capable of traveling throughout the fall.
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If you enjoyed Episodes #62 and #159 of the Wired To Hunt Podcast with John Eberhart, you’re in for a treat. Over the coming weeks, John has offered to share a number of his successful kill stories here on Wired To Hunt. Today John shares the story of his one and only Missouri buck kill, a story of serious perseverance in the face of adversity and tough conditions. – MK
By John Eberhart
In November 2004 I went on my one and only hunt to Missouri...
The calendar suggests that November wasn’t long ago. For many deer enthusiasts, the only thing more distant than November’s end is its next beginning. Call it deer camp withdrawal, or perhaps more aptly, a deer camp hangover. Should you find yourself stricken by a case of early onset holiday blues as proverbial deer opener “holidays” are overtaken by the holidays, the prescription is not more cowbell. (Okay, maybe that clip helps a little.) But...
Whitetail hunters live for the November rut. It’s what we dream of all year. But sometimes the reality of the rut falls short of expectations. When that happens, it’s easy for panic to set in. The remedy? Go back to the basics.
In my mind, there are four key principles that will always keep you in the action this time of year. These are my rules for the whitetail rut.
Find the Does
The reason the whitetail rut is so exciting is because, for a few...