On this week's episode, Tony talks about the difference between hunting for the sake of going hunting, and hunting in spots where you truly believe you'll kill a buck.
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Most deer hunters can agree on one thing about coyotes: They can be hell on fawns, muley or whitetail, especially during a fawn’s first six weeks of life. Researchers in some Southeastern states report fawn “recruitment” rates as low as 16 to 25 percent, meaning 1.6 to 2.5 fawns per 10 does surviving their first year.
But here’s something most deer hunters hate to hear: No matter how many coyotes you shoot, they’ll still be hell on fawns.
This week I’m answering a listener-submitted question about killing your first deer. If you’re looking for a more comprehensive resource for getting started as a deer hunter, listen to Ep. 216 of the Wired To Hunt Podcast, a Beginner’s Guide to Deer Hunting.
Wired to Hunt Weekly is a video journal documenting my DIY whitetail hunting exploits across the country.
To understand how not to overgraze your homestead, you must first understand what rotational grazing is. Managing your pasture is an art and rotating your animals on pasture consistently and effectively makes a huge difference in the health of your livestock and the health of your land.
Rotational grazing builds topsoil, spreads manure, ensures all plant types are being grazed, aids in remineralization of the soil, sequesters carbon, and gives...