Dylan just turned 5 in August. He love to go hunting in the "secert hideouts" (aka the pit). He has a little toy over and under shotgun that hr takes and just ask him he kills a hundred geese everytime out. he started going last year, but I usually choose the more mild weather days to take him so he does have a good time. He is getting a bow for XMAS so I have created a monster, but my wife and I are OK with it.
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...