Wow, great picks. I'm curious about how you knew where to place your camera? Was there water near by or was this just a feeding area you knew deer frequently visited? I ask because I know picking the right spot for a trail camera isn't always easy. In other words I'm looking for tips.
i don't have many tips. my camera is on my familys land, which i have i have watched deer for years now and i learned what they do all summer. so i guess it was easy for me cause there was only one tree, bush looking thing to put my camera on, on a path where i know they travel. this year i have been watching for good trails where they cross a fence and sticking a camera there, which has worked out pretty good too. i am going to take one on public land this year and try my luck.. i would think if you know they are around maybe a little salt lick infront of your camera will help get them closer... thats what i am going to try
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...