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A Deer Biologist's Dissection of The Rut

Jason Snavely

The general timing of the rut is controlled by photoperiod (the number of daylight hours) but the exact timing of breeding can be influenced by a variety of factors.

Best Treestand Spots for Big Bucks

Jason Snavely - September 06, 2018

Ohio bowhunter Adam Hays has killed 36 Pope and Young bucks and 10 Boone and Crockett-caliber

Tips For Taking Hill Country Bucks in the Rut

Alex Gyllstrom - November 10, 2017

Growing up in Southwest Michigan I didn't have much experience hunting hill country until I started

How to Hunt Open Country Bucks in the Rut

Alex Gyllstrom - November 07, 2017

It's hard to believe it's been almost a decade since I met my buddy Cody. We were hired separately

How to Hunt Public Land Successfully

Bill Winke

I always thought public-land hunting was a second-rate experience for the whitetail enthusiast, something you did only if you couldn't find private land to hunt.

The Keys to Late-Season Hunting

Nick Pinizzotto

Follow these tips for more successful hunts during the late archery season.

Have You Tried These Proven Rut Tactics?

Bill Winke - November 29, 2016

Bill Winke gives bowhunters several proven tactics for use in the rut.

How to Conquer the Rut's Toughest Shots

Bill Winke - November 16, 2016

Many of the shots we get while hunting from a treestand during the rut are different from any we

6 Scent Setups You Need to Know

Darron McDougal - November 16, 2016

Using lures and scents to attract whitetail bucks into archery range is nothing new; hunters have

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