I got my bow tag for elk in 15, and a rifle tag for FAMD in 23! Cant wait, first time hunting in NM after being stationed here for 4 yrs with unsuccessful draws. Any tips for either of these hunt would be appreciated. Congrats to everyone who drew tags! Let the scouting begin!
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...