Deer Management Control Burn

Doing a control burn on your deer hunting property  is a great tool for improving deer management. Deer Management There are many benefits from a control burn. If you are looking to improve your deer management on your property you definitely want to consider a control burn. It can increase your quail population too. Fire helps to keep the sapling hardwoods under control but still allows the re sprouting in woods which are kept open with ample sunlight on the ground. This gives birds some protection from predators by allowing some  cover to grow close to the ground.  Fire helps removes  dead vegetation on the ground exposing seeds and tender young vegetation there and allowing turkey and quail access to food and giving them easy movement through the new vegetation and plants. It also stimulates hard seeded plants and native grasses to sprout. Burning  increases the production of seeds and … Continue reading

Deer Season Over

We hope all of you had a great deer season. It was a great deer season for us and we are pumped about getting ready for a great upcoming season deer hunting. Now is the time to start preparing for next deer season. Prepare Early For Successful Deer Season There are so many things that you can do to get ready for  those big bucks this year. We are planning on doing a controlled burn on our property this Thursday. The conditions are supposed to be just right for our burn and it will help our wildlife habitat tremendously. Always check your local laws and regulations before burning. I plan on doing a post next week on controlled burns and should have some great pictures and information on control burning for you. Now is a great time to start doing some post season scouting, and I plan on doing a … Continue reading

Internet Scouting

Using internet scouting to find big bucks deer hunting is another helpful tool to add to your list of things to make you a more consistent trophy hunter.   Internet Scouting Whitetails Internet scouting is a great tool to help you find those spots to get big bucks.You can get topo maps and aerial photographs that will really help you pin point big bucks travel corridors and bedding locations. You can narrow down your locations to scout on a certain piece of property, to areas of interest to check out when you go scouting. The topo map will give you the elevation and depressions. The aerial photos can help you determine hardwoods and pines. The pines are darker and the hardwoods are lighter. Deer will travel natural corridors or funnels. Deer hunting can be hard work, why not let the topo maps and aerial photos eliminate some of that work for … Continue reading