Do you love it when your local wildlife comes to visit your property? Squirrels, rabbits, birds, and deer are wandering around and living their lives. You can become closer to nature and encourage more wildlife with food plots.
Food plots are particular areas of planted land that are set aside to be a food source for wildlife. These food plots usually contain forage grasses, beans, alfalfa, turnip, et cetera. For deer, something they enjoy is chicory.
Chicory is a member of the dandelion family that can be used for many things. It has numerous health benefits for humans and is even used as a coffee substitute. Wildlife also loves it, especially deer.
By creating a food plot on your property, you will encourage wildlife to visit and chow down. If you are attracting them to hunt or if you just want to enjoy nature in your backyard, planting chicory in a food plot will attract deer to wherever you planted it. This guide will tell you all you need to know about planting chicory for deer.
It can be a bit confusing to determine the best deer bait to use while you’re out hunting. If you’re in an area where it’s legal to bait deer, however, it can be one of the best ways to ensure that you come home with a used tag and some fresh venison.
There’s a wide range of different things that hunters use, and if you’re new to hunting it can all be a bit confusing. I’m here to show you how to reduce that confusion and get you started on ensuring you make a clean harvest with minimal fuss.
If you are new to hunting, the idea of scoring may be an unfamiliar concept to you - I know it was for me. Simply put, scoring a buck’s antlers is an easy way for you to compare the size of your prize game with other trophy bucks.
Not all deer are created equal, and scoring is a method that different hunting clubs have codified to judge the quality and size of each buck. Depending on which organization you choose to associate with, you’ll score your deer differently.
If your buck has a rack large enough to go into the record books, you could send in your score to one of the four record-keeping organizations. So let’s learn how to score your white tail deer with ease!