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Quiz: How Good of a Late-Season Deer Hunter Are You?

by Travis Faulkner 0

At this point in the hunting game, that buck tag is probably burning a hole in your pocket. Do you… more »


Helping Your Deer Herd Through Winter

by Don Higgins 0

It was nearly 30 years ago that I started working on my property to improve the whitetail habitat. At that… more »


Post Rut Hunting Big Bucks

by Mark Kayser 0

If you hope to succeed in any post rut hunting season, you need to abandon the strategy you employed during… more »


The Whitetail Addict’s Guide to Hunting Extreme Weather

by Mark Kenyon 0

Most times when we whitetail addicts dream of hunting season, we picture a crisp cool morning and a sparkling autumn… more »

How to Stay Warm in Cold Weather

How to Stay Warm in Cold Weather Hunting

by Gordon Whittington 0

Getting the most out of late-season hunting means being prepared for ugly weather. Whether you’re on stand in Canada, the… more »

With the rut in the rearview mirror and the temperatures dropping, late-season bucks are likely to be moving in groups again and focusing much of their effort on restoring fat reserves spent during the breeding season. Photo by John Pennoyer/

7 Steps For Late-Season Whitetails

by Randy Templeton 5

I enjoy pursuing whitetails during the comfortable days of autumn, when a cloak of golden leaves dangles overhead and daytime… more »

Proper preparation and appropriate attire can make the difference between a miserable day afield and the perfect end to your deer season!

Stay Warm! Fieldwear Choices For Late-Season Hunting

by Steve Bartylla 0

Winter weather doesn’t have to signal the end of your whitetail season. Finish strong — and warm — with these tactics.

The author managed to close the deal on this outstanding 9-pointer during a late-season muzzleloader hunt in Illinois with over a foot of snow on the ground and subzero temperatures. A period of harsh weather can be the perfect time to create a shot opportunity on a late-season buck.

Cold-Weather Hunting Strategies for Whitetails

by Travis Faulkner 0

When it comes to late-season hunting, the general rule of thumb is the worse the weather, the better the hunting. But how do you stay warm when the wind is blowing and temperatures are plummeting?

For late-season hunting during extremely cold weather, the author believes you should first locate a big buck to hunt by identifying the animal's food source. Then you should set up your stand with a minimal amount of disturbance to the woods and use a low-impact routea both to and from that stand. The colder it is outside, the better!

Steps To Success For Late-Season Whitetails

by Steve Bartylla 1

It’s cold and miserable, and mature bucks are as scarce as hens’ teeth. So how do you fill a tag during the last weeks of the season at the 11th hour? Our resident expert has some timely advice.

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