Deer Antler growth usually begins during the month of March or April, by August or early September, antlers are fully-grown. In most cases the typical deer antlers begins growth out of the head in a backward motion, then quickly changes direction and sweeps forward. Deer antlers are among the fastest growing tissues known to man. [...]
Whitetail Deer Hunting for Trophy Bucks in the Alleghany Mountains of Pennsyvania
DannerHolz Whitetails is a World Class Trophy Buck Whitetail Hunting and Deer Breeding facility located in the middle of the Central Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains.
Our whitetail deer ranch consists of wooded mountain terrain with numerous food plots, ponds, and thick cover throughout. The food plots consists of clover, alfalfa, corn and brassicas, which provides a nutritional program to ensure not only big healthy deer, but trophy bucks with large racks.
Luxury Whitetail Deer Hunting in Pennsylvania
DannerHolz Whitetails is a privately-owned family-run business with a family type atmosphere. The trophy buck hunting program includes all meals at our hunting lodge in Pennsylvania. Each hunter will be personally accompanied by one of our experienced whitetail deer hunting guides. We offer a limited number of select luxury whitetail trophy buck deer hunts every season so that we can maintain the trophy buck quality we strive for. Our goal is to provide every client with a truly enjoyable guided whitetail hunt experience that will always be remembered. We can accommodate limited mobility hunters and special dietary requests. If you are looking for a hunt of a lifetime, and the opportunity to harvest HUGE WHITETAILS, then look no further. We provide superb home cooked meals, excellent lodging, a friendly and competent staff, and a warm outside fire pit to share past and present hunting memories. DannerHolz Whitetails offers the finest in Pennsylvania whitetail trophy buck deer hunting.
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1. Use infrared-triggered trail cameras to monitor antler shedding. Begin hunting sheds as soon as most or all bucks in the photos have dropped their antlers (timing will vary geographically). Rodents will immediately begin gnawing shed antlers, so don’t postpone your search until warmer weather. 2. Concentrate your search in these areas: 1) winter food [...]
Spring is the season of new beginnings. The big event is the birth of fawns in late May or June. Triggered by increasing amounts of daylight, bucks begin to grow new antlers. Spring is a tranquil time when deer relax and replenish their bodies from the long, harsh winter. Come spring, some whitetails must reacquaint [...]
In the fall, deer grow a specially designed winter coat and begin to store fat. The winter coat has hollow guard hairs for insulation with a fine hair underfur for warmth – this helps them retain body heat, thus reducing energy demands to stay warm. The fat reserve provides nutrition over winter. In addition, deer [...]
Want to make an educated guess at the age of a giant whitetail buck roaming your hunting grounds? Analyze his physical features using Charles Alsheimer’s four-point system: 1. The rack. A buck’s antlers change significantly with age, especially after the age of 3. Most mature bucks will have more antler mass, non-typical points and larger [...]
During the spring, the whitetail deer doe has a very different coat than during the fall and winter months. She loses the thick, grayish coat that she usually has in winter and fall, and the coats becomes a shorter coat that is a reddish tan color, and the hair is thin and wiry as well. [...]
(A letter from someone who wants to remain anonymous, who farms, writes well and actually tried this) I had this idea that I could rope a deer, put it in a stall, feed it up on corn for a couple of weeks, then kill it and eat it. The first step in this adventure was [...]
Whitetails are built to survive. They can withstand extreme droughts and brutal winters. March is the telltale month, however, that dictates whether the young, old, weak and sick animals survive to see another year. Here are 10 facts about deer in winter that will help you better understand America’s greatest game animal. 1. During winter, [...]
Don’t Veer for Deer! When you see a deer on the roadway ahead, you sometimes have only a brief moment to react. And you may not know the right thing to do. Statistics show that most motorist deaths and injuries occur when drivers swerve to avoid hitting the deer and strike a fixed object, like [...]
Scrapes are used for chemical communication. They let the deer using the scrapes know who is ready to breed, who isn’t ready to breed – and who has visited the scrape, recently. These are also great spots to have near a stand site, so that it preoccupies the deer while you are trying to get [...]