Mid-Season Scouting — Tips to maximize your deer hunting time

Deer are more likely to use food plots and show up around established stands. when the season opens. But what about when hunting pressure pushes them away from these easy hunting locations? Adjusting is the answer.

Tommy Milioto Jr. knew the deer was there. He had seen too many pictures of the fine buck. The problem was all the pictures were snapped at night.

“I never saw him in the daytime,” Milioto said. “I’ve got a very long history with him, but I never laid eyes on him.”

He spent most of the 2009-10 season chasing that 9-point, hunting all the regular places without a hair of the buck being seen.

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