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Deer Hunters Wanted.  

Sep 26, 2015

Early deer season is upon us! There are a few special tactics that you can take to the woods with you now to make you more successful. We turned to one of the best to lay out an early deer season hunting strategy and you can too. We discuss with Dr Grant Woods of Growing Deer the following: red oak acorns vs white oak acorns, the change from summer patterns to early fall patterns and why it happens, the importance of a fruit tree, and much much more!



  • Insight into the Deer Woods
  • The Ozark Mountains of Missouri
  • Timber Hunting and White Oak Crop
  • Whitetail Gorging on Acorns
  • Early Season Buck Hunting
  • The Rut in South Florida
  • The Surge of Testosterone and Estrogen
  • A Source of Carbohydrates
  • Taking Inventory of Deer During Summer Months
  • The Signal Switch of Decreasing Daylight
  • Red Oak vs White Oak- Reading the Flower Pattern and Frost
  • The Chemistry of an Acorn
  • Maps Tell the Secret Story of Record Bucks
  • Do Good Acorn Crops Mean Big Racked Bucks?
  • Introducing New Food- Deer Have a Slow Learning Curve, 2 Years to Results
  • Hidey Ho Food Plots- Making Small Effective Spot Plots
  • The First Time Visit to the Food Plot is the Kill Time
  • Food, Cover, Water, and Fear AND Conditioning
  • Rough Areas and Planting More than Recommended
  • Using a Soft Grunt Call
  • A Grunt Call is Neutral to Positive
  • Mock Scrapes and T Posts
  • Peeing in the Scrape and Combating Bad Breath
  • Dry Apples
  • Hunting In Between 2 Spots with Most Sign
  • Finding 2 Spots of High Activity Instead of One
  • Water Sources- Good or Bad?
  • Bedding Areas or Feeding Areas?
  • Evaporative Cooling Areas and Contrasting Temperature Swings
  • Reading the Temperature and Barometer over the Moon Phase


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