If you want to extend your big game hunting, you don’t have to wait until next fall. One way to extend your big game hunting is to book a trip with an outfitter who offers hunts for exotics.
Trying to jump-shoot a buck can be a good tactic to use in the latter part of the season when mature bucks tend to hunker down and hide when people walk near them.
Unbroken, mature forests offer little in the way of food or cover for whitetails. But a power line slicing through such sterile environments provides miles of prime edge habitat with both abundant shelter and food such as tender forbs, berries, shrubs, and saplings.
At any time, one oak species or another may be dropping the most acorns on different areas of your hunting property. The key to knowing where to hunt is realizing that different oak species thrive in different habitats and they shed their nuts at different times.