what is your best october tactic? there isnt alot of acorns here so thats just about out we had a dry summer and i havent seen two acorns from the same tree. Im not lookin for a traophy deer a doe or a small buck will make me happy.
well i've beenuseing the stalking threw the woods take three steps look then take three more? I 've seen one bigger buck which i shot at 30 steps and missed the i have seen does and fawns in thick cover and shot a pine tree so see a lot of deer and i hunt in northern alberta where's there alot of pressure
The best thing you can do in October is find a trail and sit tight. All I do in September and October is sit in a tree stand near an area I expect the deer to visit or walk by and wait. When November comes then I use estrous scents to try and attract the bucks. If a buck walks down wind of an estrous scent at this time of the year he will most likely come in to check it out.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...