This week on the show, I'm joined by Tony Peterson to answer a whole pile of listener questions about hunting the rut, lockdown, late November/post-rut tactics and a whole bunch more.
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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...
By Mark Kenyon
It’s time to start thinking about the whitetail rut. And let’s be honest, it’s not like you haven’t been dreaming of it already, right? I know I sure have.
That said, today for the seventh year in a row, we’re going to be diving into the latest whitetail rut predictions for this upcoming 2016 season and breaking down all the various beliefs and theories about when the rut occurs and what factors might influence the timing of it.
Once November hits my internal countdown clock begins driving me into a mild panic as each day passes without killing a buck. I know I’m not the only one.
A lot of us have been programmed to believe that the first two weeks of November are our absolute best chance to kill a buck all year, and if it doesn’t happen then, it might not happen at all. This is far from the truth.
In fact, the second half of November can offer plenty of opportunities on...