There was a time when it was rare for someone to kill a buck, and the greatest sin a deer hunter could commit was to shoot a doe. Now, as a general rule, hunters can't shoot enough does and we are debating issues such as buck limits and antler restrictions.
A group that overcame a court challenge last winter to hold a wolf-and coyote-shooting derby is seeking a permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to roughly double the area for a second event this winter.
Trail camera surveys are a great way to see how many does and bucks (especially what type of bucks) are on your property just before season starts. Here are a few products that can help with this important chore.