It's late season and food is limited, where do you look for late season hunting success? Today we will cover that question and focus on natural food sources for hunting public and private ground were ag and food plots aren't available. We discuss herbaceous plants, woody browse, and finally acorns, but first lets here about Mark's recent public land doe harvest!
This is the story of a first deer harvest and the crazy turn of events that led to a mature buck on the ground minutes later. First we catch up on the rest of our rutcations in North Carolina and what led up to the very memorable day in the deer woods!
On this episode we are telling the stories of our rut hunt woes as both of us have had golden opportunities we did not capitalize on. Moriah tells about his encounter with his #1 hitlist buck and Mark tells about his poor luck with does.
We are answering the million dollar question this week, "what triggers the whitetail rut?" We will also cover how state agencies gather data to publish peak breeding maps for states and counties, the wide array of southern rut dates, and what likely caused this great variety of peak breeding dates. To start we will catch up on our most recent hunts, including Mark's muzzleloader opener in North Carolina!
Ever wondered what graduate school research is like in the wildlife field? We are talking about just that this week! We are breaking down exactly what graduate school is, what our responsibilities are, what kind of projects we work on, what data we collect, and how those who are interested can prepare themselves for graduate school!
We are talking the importance and versatility of hunting with a mobile hunting strategy on the podcast this week. First we talk why you should consider using mobile setups and how you can use them to cover new territory. We are also covering going in blind to new properties and how a mobile hunting strategy can make this successful!
On this episode we are talking about converting non-native cool-season grasses to wildlife habitat, Moriah's Mississippi hunt updates, and his first public land deer harvest! The importance of converting areas in non-native cool-season grasses to native plant communities is very cheap and easy. Listen to find out how!