Unfortunately, he's probably going to just get a slap on the wrist. He is very popular in his district, so you can be sure he won't resign also. It's going to depend on whether or not his case is pushed through Congress now, or after the Rep's take control of the house.
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...