On today’s episode, Tony makes the case for ignoring most of the conventional late-season hunting advice to build a plan that takes into account the reality of your specific bowhunting situation.
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It’s easy to overcomplicate the simple process of creating a late-season food plot. We are surrounded by information that provides us clues for how to grow a successful plot. Check out the corn and soybean fields booming across the nation and take your lead from the folks who grow crops for a living. Consider the seasonality of the crops you will be planting and when you want deer to be grazing them. With a few basic gardening tricks, you’ll be...
By Joe Elsinger
It’s that time of year again. My second favorite part of deer season, just behind October. Late season.
If you are not one of those hunters who has a carefully tended food plot on an exclusive piece of whitetail deer real estate, do not despair. You can fill your tag too. Here are some tips to finding success late season.
1. Upsize your game
“I don’t have any good bucks around late season so it’s not worth hunting.”
If I had a...
While I love chasing pheasants in October, I secretly long for the shorter, colder days after Thanksgiving when birds are bunched up. There’s just something about flushing groups of roosters from thick cover while fewer hunters are afield.
The reality is that most folks just don’t know how good pheasant hunting can be in December and January. Selfishly I want to keep that to myself—but it’s true that hunting only gets better as the season wears...