The best pre-rut buck activity is just around the corner, and this week’s rut reports prove that savvy hunters across the nation are making the final strategy adjustments to capitalize on the best action.
Scouting, long-range observation and, of course, hunting can all combine to put a
I wish I had better news, but my experiences this weekend and those of friends confirm the October lull is real. I'm hunting one specific buck, an old 10-point mule deer, but the scenario seems to be the same for whitetails and the big-eared deer. My target buck was on my trail camera 30 minutes after shooting light, after I'd sat in the blind for 2 ½ hours. The next morning, he was
I agree withPA_hunt_fish_2013, who commented, "Don't be surprised to see some chasing this week." The rut is getting close, and hunting should be improving.
The peak is still two or three weeks off, depending on where you are hunting. The average rut peak in Pennsylvania is November 14,
Most Mid-South hunters and contacts that I’ve spoken with this fall report a bumper acorn crop. In western Kentucky, where I hunt, I wouldn’t be surprised if we had a record crop. Oaks of all species are raining, and it’s no exaggeration to