Whitetail Hunting Blog

WHY DEER MOVE!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  July 28, 2020
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A healthy deer could thrive on just 3 acres. If there is water, cover, food, and privacy, deer would be incredibly happy In your back yards. Most mammals are lazy until they do not need to be. For a tree stand hunter, this could mean a long day afield with a big buck 50 yards away and never seen. Deer, especially bucks, move when they must or are motivated. Years ago, I was sitting in

SMILE…You’re on Candid Buckhunter!

Posted by montanagrant on  July 17, 2020
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Trail Cams have come a long way. They say a picture is worth a thousand words and Trail Cameras can certainly deliver. Checking out on your local deer herds can be great fun. New cameras can be dispersed around your area and viewed from your cell phone or computers. Scouting has come a long way. My problem is that once I see that nocturnal shot of a massive buck, my sights are set. The hunt

HUGE RACKS!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  June 29, 2020
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Is Bigger better? Does size matter? How big is big enough? These questions haunt many deer hunters. Of course, we are talking about Big Racks, Headgear, Horns, Hammers, or antlers! What did you think I was talking about? Anyway… For many hunters, mating does, and deer lovers, Big Antlers are not that important. Veteran hunters needed to deer hunt for more than antlers. Filled tags meant filled bellies. After WW2 hunters were subsistence hunters. The

OLD FART HUNTING!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  June 14, 2020
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Deer hunting is perfect for Old Farts! Like it or not, there is a herd of older deer hunters still afield. Baby Boomers are in their 60’s and up. They were raised eating wild game and hunting. Newer and younger hunters are not subsistent hunters. Old Fart hunters hunted to feed their families. Young hunters today give their meat to the soup kitchens and food banks. Old Fart Hunters hunt smarter, not faster.  What Old

STAND READY!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  May 30, 2020
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Now is the time to check your stands. This advice may also relate to any ground blinds, waterfowl pits or blinds, and decks. Doing the work now will prevent lost time later. Many hunters have fabulous box stands that stay afield all year. Your Fall blind is also the home for critters, insects, and bugs. We have all opened the door of our tree stand box or blind to be attacked by wasps, snakes, skunks,