ok i have another question. is it common for a big buck to leave over a dozen rubs in less than an acre. i have hunted this area evening and early morning have not seen any deer in this area. its open bean fields all around except for this area. WHATS UP WITH THAT??????
remingtoon and hunter777 are right and he may be were he can see you on your way to the stand. Try sneaking in from another direction watch the wind because he also could be winding you. good luck and keep your powder dry. coyotedube.
Inoticed this year that bucks up hear were hitting scrapes and rubs hard after the main rut had come and gone you can usely count about 30 days the does that didnt breed come in. but hunting pressure really moves it around a lot because you can tell when doe season opens the different in the size of young ones.
A perk of majoring in wildlife biology in college is the plethora of hunting knowledge that you collect throughout your course load. One of the most important factors in whether an area can hold large quantities of animals or produce large antlers is forage.
Most universities, state schools and even community colleges offer basic botany courses and plant ID courses. Although it might not be feasable for the average middle age hunter to pay tuition and go back to college to learn hunting...