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How to Deer Hunt Each Week of the Rut

Here’s a game plan for each phase of the whitetail rut.

Vermont Hunters Asked to Help Collect Deer Teeth

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is asking hunters for help in a statewide initiative to gather more biological data on the state’s deer population.

2021 Canada Deer Season Forecast

Here’s a look at the state of whitetail populations in the northernmost regions of North America. According to our research, this year could be the best deer season Canada has seen in decades.

Timing the Whitetail Rut

How can we know when the rut will occur based on geographic location? Because history (and the rut) repeats itself.

5 Worst Places to Deer Hunt in the Early Season

Some spots are better than others, but most of these should be avoided.

How to Create a Buck Showstopper

Scents, mock rubs or scrapes, decoys or even upturned earth may stop a curious buck long enough to create a brief shooting window.

7 Huge Bucks to Pump You Up for Deer Season

Here’s a look back at some giant 2020 whitetails from across the United States that are sure to get you pumped for deer season.

How to Hunt Timber-Dwelling Bucks

Edge habitat is not the only place to find a good buck. But hunting pressure and heat, and attractants like mast crops and scrape lines, may keep a buck away from edges longer than you’d like. Here’s how to hunt the woods to your advantage.

Treestand Maintenance 101

Are your stands ready for the upcoming hunting season? If not, now is the time the act.

20 Common Deer Hunting Mistakes to Avoid

Bad moves work out sometimes, but that’s no reason to live by them.

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