bow huntin dogs is tough. they are quick as hell. I have takin shots at a couple while elk huntin and they duck or dodge my arrow everytime. If you could overt there attention elsewhere with a electronic call you might have a better chance. GOOD LUCK
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...