Well, I guess the easiest way to answer that is to say the ruts; which vary by species, etc.
If we are talking in general for deer here, I like the late second season we have for archery from about mid-December thru the end of January the following year. I love hunting the desert areas then as deer are more active longer and it is nice cool weather.
I have found that any month or time of year that has a hunting season in swing is my favorite. But if I would have to choose just one time it would have to be the spring hunts in Arizona. You can actually start in January for deer and quail, then comes February with quail and javelina.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...