How high do you really want to place that tree stand when hunting whitetails? It all depends. Primarily you just want to get out of the deer’s line of sight. How high up a tree you place your stand will depend upon the terrain your tree is on. Usually a placing your tree stand at…
Big Bucks the Benoit Way: Secrets from America’s First Family of Whitetail Hunting This has been one of my all-time favorite deer hunting books. The book is filled with pictures and great information on hunting whitetail deer through the art of tracking. The Benoits are America’s deer hunting family.
Please remember firearm safety before and while going hunting! Remember these four primary rules of gun safety: 1: Treat all guns as if they are loaded. 2: Never point your firearm at anything you are not willing to destroy. 3: Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target. 4: Know…
Hunter Specialties – The True Talker I have used this one for years and learned about it first by watching some individuals like Greg Miller and other great whitetail deer hunters use it with great success.
Make sure to bring plenty of water on your shed hunting adventure and also bring these items as well: GPS/Compass ~ Phone ~ Snacks ~ First Aid Kit ~ Toilet Paper
Make sure to check these other hot spots as well for whitetail sheds. Make sure to check fence lines, deer trails, hedgerows and other land funnels such as saddles.
If you want to find the shed antlers, then once again you have to go where the deer go. Make sure to check area water sources for shed antlers!
In my opinion, the south-facing slopes of most areas that hold deer are a great place to look for whitetail antlers!
Make sure to check feeding areas for shed whitetail antlers!
Make sure you check those bedding areas for whitetail deer sheds! I have found many antler sheds in bedding areas. This is one of my favorite areas to check.