What have you seen? What have you killed? On our place the big boys are moving really early. The does are moving all day. Our deer are preferring beans at this point. Heard two large bucks sparring yesterday morning.
Been out doing a lot of scouting, have seen the deer really hitting beans especially young beans. The farmers around here have been doing a lot of cutting of Milo & Corn so might see some pattern changes once it gets cold and they need the grain. Some really good deer this year should be a lot of fun. Good Luck.
A perk of majoring in wildlife biology in college is the plethora of hunting knowledge that you collect throughout your course load. One of the most important factors in whether an area can hold large quantities of animals or produce large antlers is forage.
Most universities, state schools and even community colleges offer basic botany courses and plant ID courses. Although it might not be feasable for the average middle age hunter to pay tuition and go back to college to learn hunting...