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Ticks and Whitetails

Dr. James Kroll breaks down the different types of diseases caused by ticks and talks about the effects on whitetails and humans as well.

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Ticks and Whitetails

Episode 1

Ticks and Whitetails

Dr. James Kroll breaks down the different types of diseases caused by ticks and talks about the effects on whitetails and humans as well.

Essential Tools for Small Properties

Episode 2

Essential Tools for Small Properties

On this edition of Dr. Deer, James Kroll and Haynes Shelton talk about the essential tools and equipment needed to make a smaller deer property successful.

Mineral Lick

Episode 3

Mineral Lick

Dr. James Kroll discusses the importance of using mineral licks along with food plots.

Explaining the EHD Problem

Episode 4

Explaining the EHD Problem

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan talk about the differences between Chronic Wasting Disease and EHD, then take a look at the long term outlook.

Small Properties Can Bring Big Rewards

Episode 5

Small Properties Can Bring Big Rewards

Are you trying to make the most of a small hunting property? Dr. James Kroll and Haynes Shelton discuss tips to make the most of any hunt no matter the size of your turf.

Tips For Making Effective Grunt Calls

Episode 6

Tips For Making Effective Grunt Calls

Dr. James Kroll offers advice on using grunt calls to help you on your hunt.

Logging is Good For Deer Property

Episode 7

Logging is Good For Deer Property

Dr. James Kroll highlights the benefits of logging as part of managing your deer hunting property.

Maintaining Cool Season Food Plots

Episode 8

Maintaining Cool Season Food Plots

Dr. James Kroll explains how to maintain your cool-season food plots.

The Changing Hunting Heritage

Episode 9

The Changing Hunting Heritage

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan explore the impact of changing lifestyles on our hunting heritage.

Whitetail Horizons Introduction

Episode 10

Whitetail Horizons Introduction

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan begin an all-new series on Whitetail Horizons which takes a look at 11 different topics relating to whitetail management.

Solutions to Deer Herd Problems

Episode 11

Solutions to Deer Herd Problems

Pat Hogan and Dr. James Kroll talk about solutions to fixing deer herd problems. These include proper management by state agencies, private land owners and the general public.

Lesser-Known Whitetail Diseases

Episode 12

Lesser-Known Whitetail Diseases

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss some of the lesser-known diseases that affect the whitetail population.

When Bucks Become Nocturnal

Episode 13

When Bucks Become Nocturnal

James Kroll explores how age affects buck behavior, particularly when they may become more nocturnal.

Deer Health During Harvesting

Episode 14

Deer Health During Harvesting

Dr. James Kroll explains what you can learn about the health of your deer herd every time you harvest a whitetail.

Getting the Most of Your Trail Camera

Episode 15

Getting the Most of Your Trail Camera

Dr. James Kroll offers advice for using your trail cam effectively.

Balancing Expectations for Small Properties

Episode 16

Balancing Expectations for Small Properties

James Kroll and Haynes Shelton talk about being realistic when it comes to managing a smaller deer property in this edition of Dr. Deer.

Developing an Overall Food Plot Strategy

Episode 17

Developing an Overall Food Plot Strategy

Dr. James Kroll explores the role of food plots in your nutrition strategy.

Preparing Food Plot Soil

Episode 18

Preparing Food Plot Soil

James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss how to best prepare the soil for your deer property food plots.

How to Boost Your Mast Crop

Episode 19

How to Boost Your Mast Crop

Dr. James Kroll discusses how to boost your mast crop.

Bullet Placement

Episode 20

Bullet Placement

Dr. James Kroll offers advice on proper bullet placement when shooting at a deer.

The Future of Whitetail Deer

Episode 21

The Future of Whitetail Deer

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss solutions to improving the future of whitetail deer.

Grunt Calls

Episode 22

Grunt Calls

Dr. James Kroll offers advice on using grunt calls to help you on your hunt.

Pros of Does

Episode 23

Pros of Does

Dr. James Kroll points out the importance of harvesting does and highlights the role they play in antler quality.

Strange Antlers

Episode 24

Strange Antlers

Dr. James Kroll and Gordon Whittington examine a strange set of antlers found in central Minnesota.

Weird Whitetail

Episode 25

Weird Whitetail

Dr. Kroll explains some funky feet taken from a buck in 2005.

Soil for Food Plots

Episode 26

Soil for Food Plots

Dr. James Kroll discusses what you can do to improve the soil for your food plots.

Fruit Trees for Deer Nutrition

Episode 27

Fruit Trees for Deer Nutrition

Dr. James Kroll highlights why it's importance to fit fruit trees into your plan when providing the right nutrition for deer on your property.

Wind and Deer Behavior

Episode 28

Wind and Deer Behavior

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan examine the impact of wind on deer behavior.

Planting Fruit Trees

Episode 29

Planting Fruit Trees

Dr. James Kroll highlights why it's importance to fit fruit trees into your plan when providing the right nutrition for deer on your property.

Thermal Cover in the Woods

Episode 30

Thermal Cover in the Woods

James Kroll begins a series on exploring the key habitat features of the whitetail woods, including thermal cover.

DNA and Whitetail Breeding Habits

Episode 31

DNA and Whitetail Breeding Habits

Dr. James Kroll talks about the role of DNA testing in determining breeding habits in deer.

Comprehensive Whitetail Nutrition Plan

Episode 32

Comprehensive Whitetail Nutrition Plan

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan outline the Pillarsof Whitetail nutrition.

Whitetail Problems

Episode 33

Whitetail Problems

Dr. James Kroll analyzes the problems facing our deer herd.

Deer and Corn

Episode 34

Deer and Corn

Dr. James Kroll offers hunting tips to deal with fields that may have too much corn in the way.

Route Planning

Episode 35

Route Planning

Dr. Deer explains the importance of planning your routes into and out of your hunting property.

Managing Mature Trees

Episode 36

Managing Mature Trees

Dr. James Kroll goes in-depth about dealing with mature hardwoods on your whitetail property.

Managing Predator Control

Episode 37

Managing Predator Control

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan talk about maintaining a healthy deer herd through predator management.

Agricultural Effects on Whitetails

Episode 38

Agricultural Effects on Whitetails

Dr. James Kroll goes in-depth on the effect of changing agricultural practices on whitetail deer.

How Deer Really See Blaze Orange

Episode 39

How Deer Really See Blaze Orange

Dr. James Kroll shows us how deer really see blaze orange and offers tips on using it effectively.

Buck Body Language

Episode 40

Buck Body Language

James Kroll and Pat Hogan discusses what a buck's body language can tell you.

Tools for Your Herd

Episode 41

Tools for Your Herd

Dr. James Kroll discusses the most important tools you'll need to provide for your whitetail herd.

Strageties for Planting Cold Weather Plots

Episode 42

Strageties for Planting Cold Weather Plots

Dr. James Kroll offers advice on what to plant, and when, when it comes to cold weather climates.

CRPs

Episode 43

CRPs

Dr. James Kroll discusses the negative impact on the whitetail deer population as a result of landowners coverting land into corn fields.

Most Important Month for Antler Development

Episode 44

Most Important Month for Antler Development

Dr. James Kroll tells you what he considers to be the most important month for antler development in whitetail deer; and what you as a landowner can do to help your herd.

What is Buck Lockdown?

Episode 45

What is Buck Lockdown?

Dr. James Kroll discusses the facts and fallacies of lock down.

Most Important Month for Antler Development

Episode 46

Most Important Month for Antler Development

Dr. James Kroll tells you what he considers to be the most important month for antler development in whitetail deer; and what you as a landowner can do to help your herd.

Corn and Deer

Episode 47

Corn and Deer

Dr. James Kroll talks about the use of corn as a supplemental feeding agent for deer management.

Look at Deer Health while Harvesting

Episode 48

Look at Deer Health while Harvesting

Dr. James Kroll explains what you can learn about the health of your deer herd every time you harvest a whitetail.

Solutions to Deer Herd Problems

Episode 49

Solutions to Deer Herd Problems

Pat Hogan and Dr. James Kroll talk about solutions to fixing deer herd problems. These include proper management by state agencies, private land owners and the general public.

Setting Young Hunters Up for Success

Episode 50

Setting Young Hunters Up for Success

Dr. James Kroll provides tips on setting your property up to help young hunters succeed.

Myths About Whitetail Fawns

Episode 51

Myths About Whitetail Fawns

Dr. James Kroll dispells a few myths about whitetail fawns.

Chronic Wasting Disease

Episode 52

Chronic Wasting Disease

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss the role of Chronic Wasting Disease in the future of our deer herd.

Managing Deer Habitats

Episode 53

Managing Deer Habitats

There are many factors that affect a healthy whitetail population including, disease and predators. A more subtle factor is the habitat in which they live.

Mountain Lion Threats

Episode 54

Mountain Lion Threats

James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss the growing threat of mountain lion predation.

Buck Lockdown

Episode 55

Buck Lockdown

Dr. James Kroll discusses the facts and fallacies of lock down.

Boost Mast Crop

Episode 56

Boost Mast Crop

Dr. James Kroll discusses how to boost your mast crop.

Late Season Thermal Cover

Episode 57

Late Season Thermal Cover

Dr. James Kroll discusses the importance of winter thermal cover.

Nutrition and Antler Growth

Episode 58

Nutrition and Antler Growth

Dr. James Kroll explains how proper nutrition can influence antler development.

Using Corn as Supplemental Feed for Whitetails

Episode 59

Using Corn as Supplemental Feed for Whitetails

Dr. James Kroll talks about the use of corn as a supplemental feeding agent for deer management.

What is a Management Buck?

Episode 60

What is a Management Buck?

James Kroll and Pat Hogan define what a management buck actually is.

Public Land Access

Episode 61

Public Land Access

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss the availability of public land for hunting whitetails.

Native Forage

Episode 62

Native Forage

Dr. James Kroll discusses the importance of native forage in your whitetail nutrition strategy.

Setting Up for Kids

Episode 63

Setting Up for Kids

Dr. James Kroll provides tips on setting your property up to help young hunters succeed.

Managing Deer Woods

Episode 64

Managing Deer Woods

Dr. James Kroll highlights the benefits of logging as part of managing your deer hunting property.

Wind and Deer Behavior

Episode 65

Wind and Deer Behavior

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan examine the impact of wind on deer behavior.

Moon Phase and the Rut

Episode 66

Moon Phase and the Rut

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

Problems Facting Whitetails

Episode 67

Problems Facting Whitetails

Dr. James Kroll analyzes the problems facing our deer herd.

Planning Property Access Routes

Episode 68

Planning Property Access Routes

Dr. Deer explains the importance of planning your routes into and out of your hunting property.

Cool Season Food Plots

Episode 69

Cool Season Food Plots

Dr. James Kroll explains how to maintain your cool-season food plots.

Effects of Land Fragmentation

Episode 70

Effects of Land Fragmentation

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss the breaking up of larger land holdings and how it affects whitetails.

Feeding Patterns in Cold Weather

Episode 71

Feeding Patterns in Cold Weather

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss cold-weather feeding patterns for bucks.

Minerals and Whitetails

Episode 72

Minerals and Whitetails

Dr. James Kroll and Gordon Whittington discuss the research and effects of adding mineral supplements to a whitetail's diet.

What Types of Minerals to Use

Episode 73

What Types of Minerals to Use

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss mineral options for whitetail deer.

Cool-Season Food Plot Plan

Episode 74

Cool-Season Food Plot Plan

James Kroll executes his cool-season food plot plan on this deer factory in Minnesota.

Examining CRP

Episode 75

Examining CRP's

Dr. James Kroll discusses the negative impact on the whitetail deer population as a result of landowners coverting land into corn fields.

Examining Post Rut Buck Behavior

Episode 76

Examining Post Rut Buck Behavior

Dr. James Kroll breaks down post-rut buck behavior with the help of some video taken from a hunt.

The Effect of Regulatory Management on a Herd

Episode 77

The Effect of Regulatory Management on a Herd

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss how agencies and regulations can affect deer herds.

Whitetail Breeding Behavior

Episode 78

Whitetail Breeding Behavior

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss breeding behavior in bucks.

DNA and Breeding

Episode 79

DNA and Breeding

Dr. James Kroll talks about the role of DNA testing in determining breeding habits in deer.

Changes in the Deer Woods

Episode 80

Changes in the Deer Woods

Dr. James Kroll talks about the importance of having a plan for your deer property in order to best deal with the changes that occur over time.

Chronic Wasting Disease

Episode 81

Chronic Wasting Disease

Dr. James Kroll talks about Chronic Wasting Disease.

Decoys

Episode 82

Decoys

In this video, Dr. James C. Kroll gives insight on how best to use decoys while hunting for whitetails.

Electric Fencing

Episode 83

Electric Fencing

Dr. James Kroll eplains how electric fences can be beneficial when managing food plots.

Managing Grasslands

Episode 84

Managing Grasslands

Dr. James Kroll looks at the importance of grasslands in whitetail habitat.

Know Your Neighbors

Episode 85

Know Your Neighbors

Dr. James Kroll and Haynes Shelton explain why it's important to know your neighbors when operating a smaller deer property.

Public Land Management

Episode 86

Public Land Management

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan discuss issues surrounding public land management.

The Importance of Harvesting Does

Episode 87

The Importance of Harvesting Does

Dr. James Kroll points out the importance of harvesting does and highlights the role they play in antler quality.

Deer Hiding in the Corn

Episode 88

Deer Hiding in the Corn

Dr. James Kroll offers hunting tips to deal with fields that may have too much corn in the way.

Nutrition Mistakes

Episode 89

Nutrition Mistakes

Dr. James Kroll points out the most common mistakes in providing nutrition for whitetails.

Individual Antler Development

Episode 90

Individual Antler Development

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan focus on factors that determine individual antler development in whitetail bucks.

Hunting Strategy and Antler Development

Episode 91

Hunting Strategy and Antler Development

Dr. James Kroll and Pat Hogan talk about the role of a hunter's strategy and how plays into antler development on whitetail deer.

Supplemental Feed

Episode 92

Supplemental Feed

Dr. James Kroll takes a close look at supplemental feed and how to deliver it effectively.

Post-Rut Bucks

Episode 93

Post-Rut Bucks

Dr. James Kroll goes into detail about post-rut bucks.

Distance and Elevation

Episode 94

Distance and Elevation

Dr. James Kroll learned the hard way that you have to take angles and elevation into account when determining distance while aiming.

EHD & Blue Tongue

Episode 95

EHD & Blue Tongue

Dr. James Kroll discusses the threat of EHD and Blue Tongue.

Mixing Annual and Perennial Food Plots

Episode 96

Mixing Annual and Perennial Food Plots

Dr. James Kroll talks about mixing annual and perennial plants into your food plots.

Doe Management

Episode 97

Doe Management

Dr. James Kroll explains the importance of managing your doe herd.

Harsh Winters and Deer

Episode 98

Harsh Winters and Deer

Dr. James Kroll looks into the impact of the brutal 2012 winter.

Exclusion Cages

Episode 99

Exclusion Cages

Dr. James Kroll explains how to mearure your food plot usage and control access to supplemental food sources.

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