So, now that a lot of the Idaho Mule deer season is wrapping up, how did everyone do? I got skunked in unit 54, all I ever saw were doe. My father-in-law got a nice 4x5 and my brother-in-law got a 2x2.
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...