I grew up hunting in NJ. There is some very good hunting in the areas where I lived. What part of the state are you from? Do you have any experience now?
I moved out of state several years ago but still work and trap in New Jersey. If you are in the areas where I will be trapping, I'm sure I can let you know where the bucks are hanging out since I usually see lots of deer and sign while in the woods trapping. Good luck to you. Are you hunting this coming season?
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...