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Hunting the Rut in the South

Hunting the Rut in the South

During the rut, deer have one thing on their minds. Hunters should too—bagging a buck.   The best time during deer season to take a trophy buck is to start hunting the rut. In some states, hunters schedule their vacations around the rut. However, here in the...
Talladega National Forest Deer Hunting

Talladega National Forest Deer Hunting

With vast areas of land in the Talladega National Forest there is plenty of deer hunting action. When the topic of hunting public land arises, many deer hunters just shake their heads. Their comments can range from “it’s too crowded,” to “there...
Get Ready for the Deer Rut

Get Ready for the Deer Rut

Making the Right Calls Can Put You on a Date With a Buck Valentine’s Day is still a few months out, but love is in the air, at least it is for whitetails in parts of the Cotton State. Rutting bucks and does are searching the woods and fields for romance. It is a...
Finding Deer Hunting Hotspots on Public Land

Finding Deer Hunting Hotspots on Public Land

Discover secret deer hunting hotspots on public land near you. Every hunter wants a little piece of land all to themselves. A place to hunt where nothing is disturbed and no one else is around. Most hunters think this could only happen on private property. However,...
Tips for Modern Muzzleloader Hunting

Tips for Modern Muzzleloader Hunting

Hunters that favor modern muzzleloader hunting over rifle hunting have a head start to smoke out a buck. Each November the smell of smoke is in the air. Not from a forest fire, but from a muzzleloader hunter that has just downed a buck. Hunters the prefer modern...