Being Caught in the “Rut” of the Rut

Hunting the rut

  by  M Glasgow  THE RUT: HERE TODAY, GONE TOMORROW. Archery season in Northwestern PA was all but usual this year. The rut came in late, way late. Questions over exerted my mind causing fatigue and disappointment, but I still kept my head lifted high. Why aren’t I seeing any bucks? Where are the signs? Why are those four mature does all by themselves? Why are does coming in to my casual grunt? Ultimately, where are the bucks? The lack of seeing any rut activity was not all to be blamed on Mother Nature. Although she does play an important roll of … Continue reading

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Understanding The Signs Deer Leave Behind

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Understanding The Signs Deer Leave Behind

With opening day of fall archery season just around the corner, I anticipate what is to come. Preparation is in full force, and hunting for that trophy buck has already started.

I am focused on three main hunting areas this season. All of which I have hunted with success my whole life. The deer are constantly moving in and out of the three areas under my radar. How do I plan to attack these deer this season? Continue reading

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