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Have You Always Wondered Where The Deer Sleep?

If yes, you’re not alone in this. Nearly all forums related to hunting have similar questions, with different people giving divergent views on where this wild animal sleeps.

Obviously, having a solution to this puzzle is quite important for any serious hunter out there as it translates to successful hunting.

Join me in the following post as we set to discover the answer to the mystery: where do deer sleep?

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What Does Deer Poop Look Like? Identifying Deer Droppings, Scat

For some people, this might be one of the most useless topics that they can talk about. But for hunters, this one is as important as eating. But, why?

A deer hunter must be knowledgeable about a deer poop but sadly, only a few hunters knew a lot about it. A deer poop can determine a local deer population or how long they stayed in a certain area. This article is custom built for hunters who wants to learn more about a deer poop.

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Deer Hunting Gear: 23 Essentials for Deer Hunting

Planning a deer hunt? Can’t be possible without a detailed planning ahead of time. There are a lot of items that you must have while hunting a deer. The list is unlimited but in most of the cases, hunters keep their hunting gear in the truck as it’s not so easy to move all things to the hunting field. Still there are a lot of things that you must have, right next to you. The gear list should be finalized keeping in view the season, your hunting style and various other conditions.

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The Right Cycle When To Use Doe Estrus: A Guide For All Hunters

Different hunters will have different opinions about proper training, equipment, calls, and decoys to use when hunting whitetails, but they only have one thing in common when they talk about scents – it's all about the right cycle. So, when is really the right time to use this kind of scent? Although whitetails have their own vocal, chemical, or visual communication, it is a fact widely acknowledged that they rely more on scents than sight and sound. These animals communicate through different scents such as walking, tarsal flaring, licking, urine and feces, and scrapes, and you can find all about these topics on the internet. For now, I would like to discuss a specific scent known as doe estrus, when to use doe estrus and the right cycle for you to use it.

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When To Use Doe Bleat To Successfully Hunt Whitetails?

Bleating has many uses and advantages, but do you really know when to use doe bleat? Many hunters have tried, but only some succeeded because most of us didn't understand how whitetails communicate all season long. I used to ask myself why I wasn't able to attract a doe before I learned when to use a doe bleat, and I was amazed when I finally realized what I have been doing wrong all this time. Without further ado, here are some of the things that I would like to share for all you aspiring hunters out there about whitetails and the right time to use doe bleats:

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Why Do Deer Snort?

Have you ever had a deer snort at you? Especially if you are a bowhunter that has to get in real close in order to align the perfect shot, chances are you have gotten to a deer close enough to hear it snort.

If you are not familiar with deer behavior, that strange and unnerving sound that deer make can leave you wanting to run for dear life (pun intended) and head home. However, the more your know about deer, the less frightened you will be of hearing it snort.

But why to deer even snort in the first place? Continue on reading and find out.

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When Does The Rut Start?

For deer, the start of the rut is the start of their mating season, where bucks actively search for does to mate with. For hunters, however, this means a great season of deer hunting is ahead. Although sometimes, it may difficult for hunters to determine when exactly the rut will begin, and how to utilize this to yield better hunting results.

When does the rut start, and how do deer behave when it's time to mate? Read on to find out.

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Best Time To Deer Hunt – 3 Principles To Keep In Mind When Choosing A Time To Go Hunt

There was a couple that lived in the mountains, and they loved the outdoors. It was only natural for the husband to love the deer season. Every year this man tried to convince his wife that she should go with him. He said she would love it.

Year after year his pleading continued. Until one year she agreed. That morning that they were supposed to go out the man was convinced that the best time to deer hunt was early in the morning (i.e before dawn)

She was not thrilled with the early time. So she slept in while he went out. After she got up, she stepped out of her door onto her patio, and there stood the biggest deer that she had ever seen. She drew back her bow and landed a record deer.

This story illustrates that perhaps there is not a rule regarding the best time to deer hunt. So, here are 3 principles that will help guide you to choosing the best time.

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