THE RUT It’s getting close to every deer hunter’s favorite time of the year! We are all like little kids waiting on Christmas morning to get here. Yes, I’m talking about the rut. Many of us plan our vacations around rut predictions, or maybe we just plan it for the exact same time every year. A lot of hunters pay no attention to all of
The exciting chasing phase of the rut has come and gone, and you still don’t have a buck? I know what you’re thinking, “It’s going to be almost impossible now, right?” After all, the deer have moved on to that ever-dreaded lockdown phase. They just aren’t moving. So, why even bother going out? Well, believe it or not, there is hope! The lockdown phase can
Yes, this truly is the most wonderful time of the year. You’ve been waiting on it, dreaming about it, even living for it; it is the whitetail rut! It’s kind of like the wildlife version of girls gone wild, only this time it’s the boys; this is BUCKS GONE WILD! I’m sure this conjures up images of giant bucks just running wild through the woods.
Ahhh, the rut. It’s that magical time we whitetail hunters dream of all year. We are like little children waiting on Christmas morning; it is all we can think about. But, let’s not forget about that exciting stage that comes before the rut. Yes, I’m talking about the pre-rut. For many hunters, including some of the top experts, it is the pre-rut, and not