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Grant Woods

Using Trail Cameras During the Summer


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Turkey season has closed and my thoughts have switched to creating better habitat and to the coming deer season. Patterning bucks is one reason I keep my trail cameras out during the summer. Not only do I enjoy watching antlers develop, but the cameras help me learn about travel patterns that may be helpful during […]

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Grant Woods

October Cold Fronts


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Last week I shared my hunting strategy for those days that it’s hotter than normal during October. I hunt when it’s hotter than normal because I love to hunt – not because that’s the best conditions for daytime deer activity. On the other hand, when a strong cold front is forecast during October, I’ve been […]

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Grant Woods

Humidity


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As a research biologist I’ve spent a lot of my career studying deer activity patterns. As a hunter, I wanted this information because I thought it would help me be a more successful hunter (that’s one reason I became a biologist!). Through the years I’ve learned a tough lesson – hunting when bucks are most […]

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