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Farther and Faster

Whether you are driving ,hunting, or just deer watching, changes in deer behavior are making people’s lives more exciting every […]

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Gardens and Home Ranges

If you took the time to plant and tend a garden this summer, all your hard work pays off in […]

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House Hunting

Doe 16601 was an adult at time of capture. So 2018 was not her first fawning season. We know from […]

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Shift or Shrink?

There have been a number of blogs on how deer respond to the rifle season. There is my favorite, Hillside […]

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The Line in the Sand…or Forest

Recently a reader shared with us a video of one of our radio-collared bucks that is at least 6.5 years […]

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Nesting or Fledging?

Ah spring! With longer and warm days, it’s time to get out and enjoy it. Bucks are on board with […]

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Gretel

Most of us know the tale of Hansel and Gretel. Siblings abandoned in the forest and seduced with sugary treats […]

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No Such Thing

For many of us, winter can also be called “waiting for spring.” Unlike our Nordic friends, most of us do […]

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January Blues?

Many look forward to December 11 months of the year. If we surveyed the general populace as to why, the […]

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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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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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Pass the Phosphorus

This blog doesn’t just write itself. So Duane and I are always looking for fun and interesting stuff to share. […]

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Mistaken Identity

So remember that buck that ended up 40+ miles from where he was captured?  Yeah, there’s more to that story. […]

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