Fight EHD in Deer With Clean Water

EHD in deer is a potential hazard in late summer and more so during a drought. Take steps to reduce the disease on your property. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center released its 2017 Summer Outlook. Good news is virtually all of the lower 48 will see little to no drought…

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Deer Management During the Summer

Keeping whitetails hydrated and providing nutrients during the summer is a critical part of deer management. I often get asked what is the most important tool when it comes to deer management. My answer is twofold: water and nutrition. As a land manager, I grappled for years with a way to effectively provide those vital…

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Feeding Deer in the Summer

Feeding deer in the summer is beneficial for the herd during a stressful period of the year. Hunters seem to become obsessed with what deer are eating in the fall. Our experience tells us to search for mast-bearing trees to find fresh sign. Those of us with food plots, which have likely been tended to…

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Stay in Shape With These Simple Hunting Fitness Tips

Whether you’re pursuing big game or small, these hunting fitness tips will get you in shape for opening day. Staying in shape is beneficial for anyone who spends time outdoors. How many times have you started dragging a mature buck or hefty doe through the woods and could barely make it 50 yards before stopping…

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Deer Supplements for Antler Growth

Supplement a deer’s diet with protein and minerals this spring and summer for maximum antler growth.   Deer antlers are amazing. Each year, they are cast off and the growing process starts all over again. By fall, they have matured into hardened masses, which denotes a buck’s maturity and social status. How do they do…

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