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.
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...