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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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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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If Momma Ain’t Happy

With the spring equinox behind us, longer warmer days are in our future. Daffodils are in bloom, the peepers are […]

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Murdered by Pirates?

As we live through the reality of COVID winter, we know the safest place is home. We know who lives […]

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