Wired To Hunt

An ongoing series of advanced how-to videos for the avid whitetail hunter. With Mark Kenyon and Tony Peterson.

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Wired To Hunt is Back
Wired To Hunt is Back

Stay tuned for new weekly whitetail hunting videos, articles, and podcasts. You'll hear from a group of a dedicated whitetail experts including: Mark Kenyon, Tony Peterson, Clay Newcomb, Spencer Neuharth, along with some special guests. If you love whitetail hunting, you're going to love what we have in store

S1-E01: How Quickly Will Bucks Respond to Hunting Pressure?
S1-E01: How Quickly Will Bucks Respond to Hunting Pressure?

In this Whitetail Research video, Wired To Hunt’s Mark Kenyon explains how specific studies show that whitetail bucks react almost instantly to hunting pressure. He also spells out how this research can inform a low-impact hunting strategy and keep all hunters in the game longer.

S1-E02: How to Find HIDDEN Water Holes
S1-E02: How to Find HIDDEN Water Holes

In this installment of Wired To Hunt’s How-To, Tony Peterson explains why every whitetail hunter should consider seeps, ponds and stock tanks when building a hunt plan. He also breaks down just how to find these kinds of small, overlooked water sources that bucks feel comfortable using throughout the season.

S1-E03: Should You Bring that Deadhead Home?
S1-E03: Should You Bring that Deadhead Home?

In this installment of Wired To Hunt’s Unconventional Wisdom, Mark Kenyon discusses finding, and the legalities of possessing, a whitetail deadhead. He also breaks down the considerations for transporting and cleaning found buck skulls.

S1-E04: Should You Hunt Where the Wind WILL Swirl?
S1-E04: Should You Hunt Where the Wind WILL Swirl?

In this week’s installment of Unconventional Wisdom, Wired To Hunt’s Tony Peterson discusses a dilemma that many whitetail hunters will face in terrain that features bluffs, ravines and almost any elevation changes - swirling wind. Peterson explains how you shouldn’t immediately write off ambush sites that will feature unpredictable winds, because some of them are absolutely worth hunting.

S1-E05: How to Identify a BIG Buck Track
S1-E05: How to Identify a BIG Buck Track

In this week’s episode of How To from Wired To Hunt, Mark Kenyon lays out a case for why locating a big buck track is extremely valuable to deer hunters. He also discusses how to tell the difference between various deer tracks to determine which ones were absolutely created by mature bucks.

S1-E06: Do Bucks REALLY Bed All Day?
S1-E06: Do Bucks REALLY Bed All Day?

In this Whitetail Research video, Wired To Hunt’s Tony Peterson discusses a study conducted on public land in Pennsylvania that tracked in-season buck movement throughout the day. The study contradicts conventional thoughts about pressured bucks and daylight movement, and Peterson explains how that can provide a big advantage to hunters who are willing to put in serious stand time.

S1-E07: Are Trail Cam Videos More Useful Than Images?
S1-E07: Are Trail Cam Videos More Useful Than Images?

In this week's edition of Unconventional Wisdom, Tony Peterson explores the advantages to shifting your trailcams away from the more popular photo mode and instead embrace videos.

S1-E08: How To Identify a Buck Staging Area
S1-E08: How To Identify a Buck Staging Area

In this week’s episode of How To from Wired To Hunt, Tony Peterson explains what whitetail staging areas are and how they function in a buck’s day-to-day life. He also discusses exactly where to look for staging areas, and how to know when you’ve found them.

S1-E09: How to Choose the Perfect Tree
S1-E09: How to Choose the Perfect Tree

In this How To video from Wired To Hunt, Mark Kenyon explains how to locate and assess stand trees that will keep you hidden from approaching deer. This skill is part art and part science, and while it’s a something all whitetail hunters should consider, it’s an absolute must for anyone who hunts pressured deer.

S1-E10: Are You Using the Wrong Bow Sight Pin Configuration?
S1-E10: Are You Using the Wrong Bow Sight Pin Configuration?

In this How To video from Wired to Hunt, Tony Peterson explores the importance of giving some thought to the bow sight you choose and specifically what kind of pins and pin configuration you use. Believe it or not, this can make or break a hunt.

S1-E11: Perfecting a Stealthy Ascent Into Your Stand or Saddle
S1-E11: Perfecting a Stealthy Ascent Into Your Stand or Saddle

In this episode of Wired to Hunt's How-To, Mark Kenyon explains the importance of stealth when setting up your ascent into a mobile tree stand or saddle set-up. From there he explores ways to make your climbing sticks silent, how to develop a better system for climbing a tree, and other considerations.

S1-E12: How to Pick the Right Peep Sight for Your Bow
S1-E12: How to Pick the Right Peep Sight for Your Bow

On this week's episode of Wired to Hunt's How-tos, Tony Peterson discusses the pros and cons of various peep sights and how to choose the right one for your bowhunting set-up.

S1-E13: 4 Clues for Identifying a Buck Bed
S1-E13: 4 Clues for Identifying a Buck Bed

In this week's episode Mark Kenyon breaks down the clues he looks for when attempting to identify a buck bed.

S1-E14: How LEVI MORGAN Fine-tunes His Whitetail Bow Accessories
S1-E14: How LEVI MORGAN Fine-tunes His Whitetail Bow Accessories

In this weeks episode special guest Levi Morgan, world champion archer and host of Bow Life TV, joins us to break down some of the most important choices he makes when selecting and tuning his whitetail bow accessories prior to the season.

S1-E15: How to E-scout for the Whitetail Rut
S1-E15: How to E-scout for the Whitetail Rut

In this weeks episode Mark Kenyon, Tony Peterson, Spencer Neuharth, and Clay Newcomb break down how they're e-scouting for their upcoming rut hunt during the first week of November.

S1-E16: Pro-tips for Glassing Whitetail Bucks
S1-E16: Pro-tips for Glassing Whitetail Bucks

In this week's episode Mark Kenyon breaks down how long-range glassing can help you scout whitetail deer in the pre-season and during the fall, and the gear and techniques needed to see more deer.

S1-E17: Creating the PERFECT Fake Scrape Tree
S1-E17: Creating the PERFECT Fake Scrape Tree

In this week's episode Mark Kenyon showcases why and how you can "plant" a fake scrape tree in your field s and food plots and the steps necessary to create one that actually attracts and positions deer for in-range bow shots.

S1-E18: How LEVI MORGAN Archery Practices Each Phase of the Year
S1-E18: How LEVI MORGAN Archery Practices Each Phase of the Year

In this week's episode world champion archer and bowhunter Levi Morgan breaks down his best advice for practicing with his bow in the summer, fall, and winter.

S1-E19: How to STOP SPOOKING Deer with your Trailcams
S1-E19: How to STOP SPOOKING Deer with your Trailcams

In this week's episode Mark Kenyon breaks down some foundational advice for utilizing trailcams in a way that maximizes their effectiveness without spooking deer in the process - a mistake that many hunters make.

S1-E20: Should You ALWAYS Hunt High in a Tree?
S1-E20: Should You ALWAYS Hunt High in a Tree?

In this week's episode Mark Kenyon explores the default advice that most deer hunters hear about hunting high in a tree. But is that always a good idea? Here's Kenyon's take on what the best height for your stand or saddle actually is.

S1-E21: Is SNEAKING to Your Stand Sometimes the WRONG Approach?
S1-E21: Is SNEAKING to Your Stand Sometimes the WRONG Approach?

In this week's episode Mark Kenyon looks at another piece of common deer hunting advice - that being that a stealthy approach to your hunting location is always best. But is there another way to go?

S1-E22: LEVI MORGAN'S Trick to Shooting Better in Extreme Weather
S1-E22: LEVI MORGAN'S Trick to Shooting Better in Extreme Weather

This week world champion archer and bowhunter Levi Morgan explores his methods for ensuring accurate archery shots while bowhunting in extreme weather like wind, rain, and snow.

S1-E23: Can OVER-HUNTING a Stand Be a Good Thing?
S1-E23: Can OVER-HUNTING a Stand Be a Good Thing?

This week we're looking at the flip side of the common recommendation to avoid hunting the same spot over and over. Yes, this is a good idea most of the time. But sometimes over-hunting the same spot can be the exact right approach.

S1-E24: Yes, You CAN Pattern Bucks During the Rut
S1-E24: Yes, You CAN Pattern Bucks During the Rut

This week Mark Kenyon shares recent research that points to the fact that bucks might be more patternable during the rut than we've been led to believe.

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