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Peak Rut Times for 2018

Bob Humphrey

Figuring out when the rut will peak this year may be a lot easier than you think. Find out when the action will start in your region!

Part 2: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Deer Rut

Dr. James C. Kroll - December 06, 2017

Last month, I discussed what made 2016 one of the most frustrating whitetail seasons of my career.

Lessons Learned From The 2016 Deer Rut

Dr. James C. Kroll - November 15, 2017

Last fall's rut was one of the most frustrating of any in the 56 years I've hunted. Before the

What Is The Key For All-Day Rut Activity?

Tony J Peterson - November 14, 2017

Conventional rut hunting advice trends toward finding terrain features that funnel deer movement.

Timing Peak Rut In 2017

Bob Humphrey - September 15, 2017

A buddy and I were drifting slowly along the shoreline, tossing bass plugs just shy of the

Dr. Deer: Moon Phase and the Rut

NAW TV - August 09, 2017

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss how the moon phase affects the rut.

Are You Making a Critical Mistake in the Rut?

Don Higgins - November 16, 2016

I quietly slipped through the standing corn to the stand I'd hung in the giant oak several months

Patterning Rutting Bucks

Steve Bartylla - October 11, 2016

I'll be painfully honest. I seemingly did everything in my power to blow this hunt for an otherwise

Stages of the Rut

Travis Faulkner - July 27, 2016

Exploit mature bucks throughout each transitional stage of the rut with these custom-matched

Oklahoma Rifle Hunt

NAW TV - January 21, 2016

James Kroll teams up with Tom Boyer of Boss Buck Feeders for a rifle hunt in Oklahoma.

Best Ways to Attract Big Bucks to Your Land During the Rut

Brad Fitzpatrick - August 01, 2015

By the fall of 2014, hunter Chad McKibben had a detailed understanding of the feeding and movement

Chasing Missouri Whitetails During the Rut

NAW TV - May 16, 2015

Mike Clerikin rifle hunts the rut in the Show-Me State.

Ohio Bowhunt During the Rut

NAW TV - May 15, 2015

Pat Hogan is forced to make some hard decisions during a challenging Ohio bowhunt.

Rattling Texas Whitetails During the Rut

NAW TV - January 09, 2015

Gordon Whittington is in Texas during the rut and rattles in a nice buck.

Late Pre-Rut Ohio Bowhunt

NAW TV - July 01, 2014

Stan Potts travels to Ohio's Hunt Masters Lodge for another round of bowhunting the rut.

The Rut is on in Illinois

NAW TV - July 01, 2014

Brent Beimert is bowhunting in Hancock County, Illinois during the rut.

8 Most Trusted Spots to Kill a Buck During the Rut

Brad Fitzpatrick - December 02, 2013

The rut is on, and that means bucks are on the move as they search for does in estrous. Like

Success in the Rut: How to Turn Failure into Fortune

Thomas Allen - November 26, 2012

Due to the graciousness and support of my loving wife, I was able to achieve a dream of mine during

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