Today on the show, I'm joined by Mark Haslam, the 2019 NDA Deer Manager of the Year, to discuss his experiences, lessons learned, and best practices for improving whitetail habitat in the South.
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Whitetail hunters often think of food sources in a way that doesn’t do the deer’s adaptability justice. More often than not, this involves a serious focus on agricultural fields or food plots. Everyone knows deer love a picked cornfield or lush food plot full of clover, but what if you don’t have access no-brainer destination food sources?
Or, what if you’re a public land bowhunter and have no-brainer food sources, but every corner of every field...
Whitetails might be the furthest thing from your mind this time of year. Between honey-do projects and time spent on the lake, it’s too easy for deer season sneak up on you. Like we previously discussed with shooting your bow, don’t wait until the weekend before opener to hit the woods looking for deer sign. If you want to make the most of the dog days and increase your odds at filling a tag this fall, here are some tips for summer scouting...
This time of year, chasing big whitetails couldn’t possibly feel further away. That doesn’t mean your downtime between deer and turkey season should be wasted though. If you want to capitalize on the long offseason, now is the perfect time to download onX, put your virtual boots on the ground, and start e-scouting. After all, success favors the prepared.
Locating Quality Public Land
When starting from scratch while looking for public land, there...