Jake Deer Hunting Kansas Scores

I wanted to share a story my friend DHBB Pro-Staffer Jake sent me about a great buck he took deer hunting Kansas with his friend Marc this past season. You just got to love deer hunting Kansas bucks. A well placed 40 yard shot from Jake’s Mathews Drenalin resulted in a great buck for him and I’m sure is a memory that they won’t ever forget. That’s what makes being in the great outdoors with family and friends so special is you make so many great memories that you remember forever. Deer Hunting Kansas A Good Friend, Hard Work, the Reward By: Jake Artzer In late May 2011 I received a phone call from a friend of mine.  The purpose of that phone call was to invite me down to hunt his 3500 acre farm with him.  Marc and I met about three years prior, through my fiance who is … Continue reading

Whitetails Late Season Food Sources

I grew up deer hunting whitetails in Georgia and we didn’t get much snow and I never got to hunt in it. Well I moved to Kansas and all that changed. The snow has arrived here in Kansas and it got me thinking about the whitetails and how they survive the tough winter conditions. Whitetails   The bucks have to gain the weight they lost during the rut and the does that are pregnant must feed two. I think that’s why it is important to have a herd that is within the carrying capacity of the land, to make sure there is enough food for them to survive and be healthy. And the way to have a herd within the carrying capacity is to balance the herd with a 1 buck to 1 doe ratio being ideal. If you have more does than bucks all the does won’t be bred … Continue reading

Rut Over Whitetails Feeding

Now is the time to focus on the food sources with most of the does being bred in November and most whitetails past the peak of the rut. Whitetails Feeding After Rut There will still be some does come into estrous that did not get bred earlier in the rut, but it will be sporadic and harder to pin-point than the peak rut. And with winter settling in the whitetails need to consume a lot of food to help them get through the winter. The bucks need to regain weight lost during the last month or so and the does are pregnant and need to consume enough food to feed two. So if you have food plots where you hunt that is the place to find whitetails. Especially this time of year when the hard frosts that have happened across much of the country have killed most of the green … Continue reading