Whitetail deer in velvet, dove hunt draws
Before modern civilization, antlers were used to make tools, ceremonial wear and weapons. So how do these intriguing ... The rise and fall of testosterone levels initiates the hardening of the antler, the peeling off of antler velvet and casting or ...
When do whitetail deer lose their antlers
I’m often asked that about this time every year by antler shed hunters. The simple answer; shed antlers ... will keep deer and turkeys close by as it matures and grows during the summer months and explodes up to seven feet high by the fall.
Hunting Bachelor Groups of Bucks
It doesn’t take long for the first deer to enter the food plot ... Once testosterone reaches a certain point, antlers finish hardening, velvet starts drying up and all of that fuzzy stuff starts falling off. It’s during this time that bucks are ...
How to ... start scouting for fall bucks
The antlers will continue to mature for the next few weeks. The soft velvet of the antlers will begin to peel around the first of September, revealing the hard bone beneath. What does this ... a lesson in deer biology. During the fall rut bucks express ...
Deer antlers: A rack to show off
Antlers grow at an incredible rate in healthy bucks, up to a quarter of an inch per day. During the summer and fall, the antlers ... all tines facing upward off the main beam and the same size on both sides. A typical mule deer has five points on each ...