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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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Travels of an Average Joe

Most people are average. It’s the very essence of the word. A value that represents many; common. That’s not to […]

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Yes!

It was 11 °F when I got up this morning – not much motivation to go for a run even […]

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Are there any deer in Pennsylvania during the gun season?

I’ve been hunting deer a lot longer than I have been doing research on them. And I ask the same […]

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Unpredictable Prey

You are a predator. Deer aren’t going to just stand there and wait to be eaten.  Humans often forget that […]

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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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Caution!

We talk about deer movements a lot on this blog. Movements before the rut, during the rut, after the rut, […]

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An Old Friend

Recaptures are a part of deer trapping. You read this in some of the crew diaries. Recaptures increase the longer […]

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The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Holiday Drama and Life Lessons

If you know anything about deer, you know that fall is a very important season in their life. I know […]

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The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Love and Loss

When last we left Doe 12866, she had fawned in the little State College woodlot 6+ miles from her established […]

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The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Maternity Ward

Doe 12866, heavy with fawn, has made her way to State College after an all night trek. The only plausible […]

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The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Pregnant and On the Move

In our last installment, Doe 12866 was acquainting us with her movements around her home range. Nothing out of the […]

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Playing the Lottery – Part 2

I was sitting in my daughter’s tree stand this week (it’s really my tree stand that is named for her, […]

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Playing the Lottery – Part 1

What’s the chances a buck lives 3 years? When you radiocollar a deer to monitor movements and survival you need […]

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I’m Outta Here!

Don’t panic, neither Jeannine or I quit (although some days…). But we do have a buck who said “See ya […]

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Thinking About Rifle Season

It has been a busy fall. In fact, so busy that Jeannine and I have had little time for writing […]

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The Dog Barked

A few weeks ago, we sent out a call. And, of course, you answered! Many readers of the blog responded […]

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The “Worst-Case” Deer

Previously I shared some movements our collared deer make across roadways. Whether you’ve been personally involved in a deer-vehicle collision […]

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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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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-6

[Comments in brackets are by Jeannine and Duane] ——————————————————————– From the Northern Crew: At the end of last week, we […]

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Old Spice

While approaching traps, I could sometimes tell we had been successful before the trap even came into view. It wasn’t […]

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Oh what a beautiful morning…

October is upon us and love is in the air. But I’m not talking about deer. Today is the first […]

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How many antler rubs are there in the world?

[And more importantly, is it important?]

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Reflecting

Sometimes looking to the future makes you think about the past

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