Records are kept these days of just about everything. As we saw during the 2016 Summer Olympics the old adage “records are made to be broken” is still true. […]
Hunters frequently tell me they do not see bucks chasing does when the rut should be in full swing. Lack of cold weather will certainly be a reason for deer activity to be poor.
There is no debate that the best bucks killed each year in the Bayou State are taken during the rut. And, since the rut is your best time to tag a buck, now is the time to start planning hunts and understanding when the rut occurs.
Hunters often say they simply hunt whenever they can. While this is good, success can be poor on days when deer activity is slow.
Why not put the knowledge of the rut dates to work and up your odds for success?
Last month, I mentioned that the average score of Mississippi bucks at the Louisiana Sportsman Show was 113 inches, while the average score of Louisiana bucks was 118.
These are not really big deer but are typical of adult bucks being harvested these days, especially in the piney woods.