Now I live in Wisconsin, and I own about 40 acres and over the years it has constantly produced a monster buck with each successive year. I was bowhunting one night when a monster of a buck came out with ghostly white tines, the problem was that it was out of range. I have to agree with you that you need to gain as much information one can get by studying the deer and their movements. I happened to not see that buck again, but just because you don't see him again doesn't mean he left. With age those old bucks get smarter, only until rut they grow denser.
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One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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