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Everything You Need to Know About Deer Plots

Everything You Need to Know About Deer Plots

Deer plots – also called hunting, feeding, food or harvest plots, depending on their purpose – can easily be managed to keep deer healthy and help them reach their full physical potential. With just minimal care, plots can be ideal habitats for deer to visit. Why Deer Plots Work An adult deer can eat up to six pounds of food per day, and even a small herd can quickly strip a fairly large area of the best, most nutritious plants. Because deer are constant browsers, they are always on the move, but they will return to rich areas time and...

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Boating With Dogs

Boating With Dogs

Boating can be a great hobby, the cornerstone of a marine business, or a fantastic getaway. Regardless of how you enjoy boating, you can always bring your dog along for a day on the water if you take the animal’s needs and behavior into consideration. Why Dogs Love Boating Dogs enjoy exploring new sights, sounds, and smells, and a boat is filled with new sensory experiences for any canine companion. Furthermore, dogs are instinctive swimmers and don’t typically have a fear of the water, so their inherent curiosity isn’t inhibited by a new environment. As pack animals, dogs bond strongly...

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Picking The Right Spot For Your Food Plot

Picking The Right Spot For Your Food Plot

Food plots are essential in the development of bigger and healthier animals. An average adult deer will consume approximately 6 pounds of feed per day. If you do the math over the course of a year, that’s over 2,000 pounds of feed per year per adult deer.  However, the issue lies in the amount of protein available in native vegetation. Because there is only about 6-12% of protein for every 200-300 pounds of deer food from native vegetation, the body and antler sizes of deer are well below their expected potential. To achieve the desired body and antler size, deer...

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Strategies and Tips for Hunting Whitetails

Strategies and Tips for Hunting Whitetails

Deer hunting season is almost upon us. Many hunters are already visiting their local outdoor shop to pick up the essentials they will need to catch that prized buck near the end of the season.  Before you head out into the woods seeking adventure and the glory of a buck to hang above your fireplace, follow these tips and strategies for hunting whitetail deer. Hunting starts with the proper equipment. Aside from picking the right weapon of choice that you are comfortable with, you are going to need proper clothing and equipment to track and hunt deer.  Here are the...

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How to Pick the Best Spots for Your Trail Cams

How to Pick the Best Spots for Your Trail Cams

Trail cams are ideal for monitoring trails and feeding areas, capturing videos or photos of visiting wildlife and planning hunts or wildlife watching, but if your cameras are in the wrong spot, you will get inadequate views with poor quality or even no views at all. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get the best views by putting your trail cams in the very best spots. 7 Steps for the Best Trail Cam Views No matter what type of camera you use – an old favorite or the newest high tech setup – these steps can help you position the...

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