Hunting Rubs and Scrapes

If you ask any experienced deer hunter what signs he looks for most when hunting during the fall season, he will inevitably answer “rubs and scrapes”. In fact, I too most often look for these signs because, not only are they obvious sign posts that there are deer in the area I am hunting, they [...]

Nocturnal Bucks: a hunter’s greatest challenge

Hunting deer with a guide in large enclosures where the deer population is specifically managed to produce large herds and especially large bucks is becoming increasingly popular amongst hunters who have a very limited amount of time to hunt deer each year. Consequently, because these hunters may have only a few days to a week [...]

Hunting Urban Deer

Due to human’s ever expanding population and our seemingly insatiable need to build new housing for our new family members, many outlying urban and suburban neighborhoods are encroaching on habitat that used to belong to the Whitetail Deer. Whitetail deer are so adaptable and are very comfortable living in close proximity to humans.  These deer have [...]

Exceptional Deer Hunting in Duval County Ranch, Freer Texas

Even though I grew up with hunting, am an avid outdoors person, and even wrote a book about food plots, I have always faced an internal dilemma with regards to the topic of hunting.  As a veterinarian, I have had a long standing problem reconciling the issue of hunting Trophy bucks while maintaining quality genetics [...]