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What Happened to the 2021 Rut?

The 2021 deer hunting season left many whitetailers with questions and data now proves it

Dr. James C. Kroll

The Absolute Best Rut Hunting Dates

Find out which days you need to be in your treestand for the best odds of scoring a trophy

Tony J. Peterson

Focus on Does for Rut-Hunting Success

Does run the rut. Use trail cameras to keep tabs on them from start to finish.

Gordon Whittington

Why You Should Use Aggressive Rut-Hunting Tactics

The rut rewards those who hunt aggressively and realize everything can change in a moment.

Greg Miller

November Morning Magic: Rut-Hunting at Daybreak

If you can hunt for only half the day during the rut, should you be in your stand at dawn or

Don Higgins

Preparing for All-Day Sits in the Deer Woods

If you're armed with the right supplies – and the proper snacks – a routine day afield can

Lynn Burkhead

Peak Rut Times for 2018

Figuring out when the rut will peak this year may be a lot easier than you think. Find out

Bob Humphrey

Part 2: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Deer Rut

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

Dr. James C. Kroll

Lessons Learned From The 2016 Deer Rut

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

Dr. James C. Kroll

What Is The Key For All-Day Rut Activity?

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

Tony J Peterson

Timing Peak Rut In 2017

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

Bob Humphrey

Dr. Deer: Moon Phase and the Rut

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

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