An overwhelming majority of whitetail deer harvests happen on private hunting land, according to the National Deer Association’s latest Deer Report. In fact, 88% of the harvests recorded around the country during the 2021-22 deer season occurred on privately-owned property. The report has a wide range of interesting facts about U.S. deer hunting. But the… more Most whitetails are harvested on private lands, report finds
Finding just the right spot to find bucks on your November hunting trips requires planning, and it helps if you can think about where the bucks like to go. Writing in Petersen’s Bowhunting, Bill Winke describes his favorite three “morning hotspots” for finding bucks: Doe bedding areas: This is obviously a place where bucks like… more Hotspots for Finding Bucks on your November Hunting Trip
There are many different ways to rate states for their deer hunting opportunities, but one way is look at the number of deer that hunters are taking home. We were wondering what these deer harvest statistics might look like, and we found a ranking of states based on deer harvests that’s included in the 2021… more What are the top deer hunting states? Consult the Almanac.