Entries for September 2018
By Darren Warner
Rubs have been shrugged off as scouting tools, but they can be an important part of the buck equation. To many deer hunters, at least those who don’t play an instrument, buck rubs are like sheet music. They know what they’re looking at and that it contains a lot of information, but they’re not sure about the melody — or, in ... READ MORE
By Mike Handley
Put on your bibs, because here are a couple of ’Bama whitetails that’ll make you drool! Alabama has one of the longest and most generous deer seasons in the country, as well as one of the largest herds. But it isn’t known for bucks that’ll make a discriminating hunter salivate like a dieter watching a KFC Double Down commerc... READ MORE
Do Buck Limits Matter?
By David Hart
If success rates are relatively low, why do we even have buck limits? In 2007, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources changed a long-standing tradition when it reduced the state’s bag limit from a buck a day to three per season. The reason, according to deer studies project leader Chris Cook, was to shift pressure away f... READ MORE