Learning to age deer on the hoof is not an exact science and there are exceptions to every rule, but there are some undeniable physical characteristics that an old buck takes on as he matures. Here’s what to look for.
Understanding how pressured deer react is the first step in figuring out where they go once hunters begin trudging afield.
Scents, mock rubs or scrapes, decoys or even upturned earth may stop a curious buck long enough to create a brief shooting window.
This latest Member's Hunt comes from Michael Bath of Orangeville, Pa.
Here are five ways to quickly and confidently judge a buck’s real proportions.