Archive for early season deer hunting

Whitetailers: Report to the Woods Now!

The next 10 days are prime time for scouting big bucks transitioning between summertime bachelor groups and fall breeding patterns.

September 26, 2014

Early Season Success

By Bob Robb

I have long been an advocate of early season deer hunting, which I define as anything prior to the pre-rut that begins midway through October in most areas.

September 28, 2011

Early Season Keys

By Bob Robb

You’ve heard all the arguments for not hunting whitetails seriously during the early archery season. And yet, this is one of my favorite times to get a shot at a good buck. This week—the last week of September—I am in northwest Wyoming, where I drew both archery elk and whitetail tags. Before starting to chase elk in earnest, I am deer hunting and the first two days have been excellent. I have seen several good bucks and almost got a shot.

September 23, 2011