Month: November 2013


Controlling the Controllable…in the deer woods

Posted on: November 19th, 2013

Controlling the Controllable…in the deer woods
In the sport of deer hunting there are many things that are out of our control. Many of these uncontrollable elements of the hunt receive our blame for the lack of our success. Examples of this may inclu


Early Season Whitetail Deer Hunting.

Posted on: November 17th, 2013

Early season hunting.
Play aggressive or conservative. Thoughts from both sides of the discussion.

Early archery season especially for whitetails is a crap shoot. Weather periodically fluctuates from Indian summers to November like


Following the contours of the land to success.

Hunting a relatively unknown area is exciting and frustrating. Exciting in discovering untouched areas and frustrating because you are in an unknown area. Packing a climber and bare essentials into a ne


Building Brush Blinds for Whitetail Deer Hunting

Posted on: November 17th, 2013

Building Brush Blinds
Where and how to properly build a brush blind

Scrub brush, briars, vines and saplings growing wildly well above the head of a grown person create near impenetrable landscapes for huma


Hunting Around the Full Moon and The Pre-Rut

Posted on: November 17th, 2013

Hunting Around the Full Moon and the Pre-Rut

Sneaking along a field edge my watch read 5:01 am yet the light protruding from the near full moon created no need for my Black Diamond Headlamp. Each


Social Scrape Networking for Whitetails

Posted on: November 17th, 2013

Social Scrape Networking

The term social networking has never before been thought of in terms other than human interaction via the internet. Animals communicate in different ways and the communication between whitetail deer is a phenomena which ha


Two Awesome Bucks Out of The Same Treestand!

Posted on: November 4th, 2013

For the past two years John Brewer has spent the first week of November at
Harpole’s Heartland Lodge. Many of our hunters have a favorite week, and they return to camp at that time every year. The reason for creating this habit may be based on previous