Depending on what state you live in and how high you fence is is what will be the determining factor in year round hunting. As far as wild deer go in the US they belong to the state and only belong to you after they have been harvested and tagged, or your harvest report filled out. High fenced deer is the only way you'll get to shoot them year round,unless you get crop dep permits. It takes a bunch of money and the right state to hunt them year round. You'd also need a ten foot high fence .
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...