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October 27, 2016

Whitetail Secrets of Cold Fronts and Texas Rut Dates

Whitetail movement increasing after cold fronts is a commonly held belief among hunters. But according to Ken Swenson of Swenson Whitetail Ranch, he sees something different. “Our deer absolutely increase their eating in a big way before […]
September 22, 2016

Did You Know the Rut has Little to do With Bucks?

The rut in whitetail deer has some equally confusing terminology associated with it. There is a lot of talk about second and even third ruts but what does it mean? Many hunters believe that cold fronts actually trigger the rut and […]
September 8, 2016

Is the Whitetail Rut Happening Now?

Are whitetail in parts of Texas rutting right now? The answer might surprise you according to research from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s “The Rut in Whitetail Deer” study.” Biologists who designed the study knew […]