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The Ultimate Guide to Hunting Big Woods Deer

Five years of blog knowledge wrapped up in one post! Will it help you this hunting season?

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A (Ridge and) Valley Buck

Do they run the ridges? Hang in the valley? Or go vertical?

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Disappearing Act

Some bucks have side gigs as magicians.

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Big Woods Buck of the Week

We had a sneak peek Buck 28356’s turning angles but where was he going?

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Is anybody home?

How cameras can map the residents of Penn’s woods.

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Don’t Leave Home Without It

We all know there’s a credit card you’re supposed to take every time you walk out the door. What if you never leave home?

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Summer Homes…or Bachelor Pads!

Not to be outdone by the ladies, males also have some summer fun. Check out this bachelor pad! [Part 2 of 3]

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Summer Homes – Part 1

A lake house, a beach cottage, or a mountain retreat – some of us are lucky enough to spend summer far from the biting winter. Turns out some deer do too!

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Can we go home again?

Thomas Wolfe says no but Bon Jovi says yes. Who is right?

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Meet Deer 8103 – Mr. Homebody

I’m sure many people, especially deer hunters, have heard this statement: “the average home range of a buck is 1 square mile.” But, check out this buck from Potter County.

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October Lull – Take 2

Buck movements don’t show any sort of lull. What about their home range size?

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Changes in Attitude, Not Altitude

Seasonally changes in behavior and home range have been well documented for their western and northern cousins, but what of elevational migration? Do Pennsylvania whitetails surrender the penthouse view in winter?

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One Square Mile – The Sequel

In a previous post we warned you that not all buck home ranges are 1 square mile. Home range size depends on where a deer lives in Pennsylvania and you may be surprised by how much home range size varies.

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One Square Mile

Conventional wisdom holds 1 square mile is the size of a buck’s home range. Is it true? And what about doe?

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Two Bucks, Three Years

This week I have 2 different bucks we tracked for 3 years. That means these bucks were at least 2.5 […]

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Same Thing, Different Year?

We have shown a lot of movies of deer movements. Our most famous deer died outside his home range at […]

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