Episode 322, January 24th, 2016
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- Warm Winter Food Sources
- Fried Venison Steaks
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- Hunting The Rut: The Lockdown Phase
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- White-tailed Deer Movement During The Rut
- Beginning To Hunt Scrapes
- October Hunting Strategies
- How To Hunt Staging Areas
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(Ep. 322, January 24th, 2016) Bow hunting on the last day of deer season and Adam arrows a doe! Watch the hunt come together then see how the team changes their trapping strategies as the winter progresses. Stay tuned to see why Grant prefers to cut cedar to benefit whitetails and other wildlife.
(Ep. 320, January 10th, 2016) Bow hunting whitetails when Seth solves the pattern riddle to arrow a mature hit list buck. In the first bow hunt, Grant takes an opportunity to arrow a turkey. Then in another deer hunt Chase White has a doe down after the smoke clears! Stay tuned to the end for tips on trapping predators and dispatching a skunk.
(Ep. 319, January 3rd, 2016) Bow hunting in the late season and refining strategies based on available food sources. See how the new hunting strategies and cooler temperatures put deer into bow range! Check out this video of bow hunts where Adam arrows a doe and then Matt brings down a Hit List Buck!
(Ep. 318, December 28th, 2015) Deer Hunting with the kids: Two first bucks for the kids of GrowingDeer Pro Staff! Plus, trapping raccoons with foothold traps.
(Ep. 317, December 18th, 2015) A brief Christmas greeting then a bow hunt with Dr. Woods where he shares the strategy behind his successful hunt. Next it's opening day of Iowa's Shotgun season when Rory brings down a nice Iowa buck! Stay tuned to the end for tips on making venison summer sausage.
(Ep. 316, December 13th, 2015) Three deer hunts in this episode: Grant has a hit list buck encounter, then the Oklahoma Pro Staff teams get on the board when Daniel arrows a doe. Brecca follows up and tags her first buck! Catch the excitement then stay tuned for tips on predator trapping and making a small food plot.
(Ep. 315, December 6th, 2015) Big buck down! Grant shoots a mature buck "Butter Bean" by knowing where this buck might be traveling. Then our Kentucky Pro-Staff team harvests 3 nice bucks on their improved property!
(Ep. 314, November 29th, 2015) Fast action deer hunting with three hunters and four bucks down! Plus, trapping season is here! It's time to get the Duke traps out!
(Ep. 313, November 22nd, 2015) Rut hunting action in this video! First, a Thanksgiving greeting then on to hunting the Kansas rut! Then bow hunting the Missouri rut with the Coy brothers and Chase White. Plus, Pops gets in the stand and pulls the hammer back for a memorable opening day of rifle season!
(Ep. 312, November 15th, 2015) Youth weekend for deer hunting starts with sighting in the Winchester. Then on the morning of the hunt a buck comes through the fog! Watch Rae Woods make the shot on a nice Ozark buck. Next, Adam's bow hunt where he learns some tough lessons but pulls through for doe management, with 2 does down!
(Ep. 311, November 8th, 2015) A salute to our veterans in honor of Veterans Day. Then it's bow hunting action as Grant takes advantage of pre-rut activity. Watch this episode to see strategy and patience pay off as he arrow's a mature, old buck.
(Ep. 309, October 25th, 2015) Iowa opening day bow hunting and ProStaff Ryan and Rory arrow 4 does in an hour! Watch their exciting hunt then see ProStaff Seth and Chase fill an early doe tag before the excitement of antlers coming into range! Plus, making venison jerky and a new shooting lane for rifle season!
(Ep. 302, September 6th, 2015) Deer season is close! In this video we take a look at fall food plots and hunting strategies for the early season: water sources.
(Ep. 301, August 30th, 2015) All hands are on deck to get ready for deer season in this video: Easy fall food plots with August rain, scouting a new hunting property and hanging tree stands, then filling out the 2015 hit list with mature bucks!
(Ep. 299, August 17th, 2015) Deer hunters congregated at The Proving Grounds to hear expert tips, information and advice on everything from planting trees for tree plots, trapping predators, ballistics, using decoys, to food plots, prescribed fire use and tree stands at the 2015 Field Day event. This special feature length video shares an in-depth look at several of the presentations.
(Ep. 298, August 9th, 2015) Practice ideas for bow hunters then a look at the why, where and how of creating a small food plot using only hand tools. See how a problem hunting a sloped food plot is resolved with a new tower stand. Want to see more deer? Learn how to tell the difference between red and white acorns from a distance!
(Ep. 297, August 2nd, 2015) Deer season is just around the corner! One of the larger bucks on the property is showing a pattern! In this video, we share our early season strategy and how stand locations were selected for this buck we call Chainsaw!
(Ep. 293, July 5th, 2015) Preparing for hunting season means checking all the gear, like grunt calls. Watch as the GrowingDeer.tv team tests a selection of buck grunt calls for use this fall. Plus, Reconyx trail cameras give evidence to solve the mystery of why electric food plot protection fences work!
(Ep. 271, February 1st, 2015) Lindsey has been trying to get a buck with her bow for 2 years! Watch this episode to see the hunt where she finally gets her first buck with a bow. Then Grant and Adam are back in the stand for the last hunt of the season - it's their most exciting deer hunt of the year.
(Ep. 270, January 25th, 2015) Seth takes his 6 year old son, Trace, deer hunting where he harvests his first deer! Then Seth goes bow hunting. He arrows 2 does! Next, step by step instructions on making a flat set for trapping coyotes. This is possibly the best "how to" on trapping coyotes by professional trapper Clint Cary.
(Ep. 269, January 18th, 2015) It's late in the deer season with management goals still to be reached. A big doe gets broadside in a food plot and Adam doesn't hesitate to put an arrow in her! In another hunt, the hit list buck "Two Face" shows. Watch these hunts plus more cold weather trapping tips.
(Ep. 268, January 11th, 2015) Early deer hunting success for a property in Kentucky that is working to improve their deer habitat and hunting. See highlights from their hunts, plus: what Grant thinks is possibly the best food plot program for white-tailed deer.
(Ep. 267, January 4th, 2015) Late season scrapes can be great places to deer hunt! A Reconyx Ultrafire trail camera reveals the real behavior of deer at a scrape. Watch this video as Dr. Woods explains this scrape activity by whitetail deer and how scrapes can be used to improve your hunting opportunities.
(Ep. 266, December 28th, 2014) Aaron Morgan, Pro-staff member, thinks he's going to be eating tag soup for the Kansas Rifle Season but goes out on the last day for one more try. Finally, a big whitetail buck steps out, then another. Watch this video to see the hunt play out plus tips on trapping and removing predators.
(Ep. 265, December 21st, 2014) An Oklahoma deer hunt brings home the bacon, Plus: late season hunting strategies and predator trapping.
(Ep. 264, December 14th, 2014) Heath and Lindsey hit the road in search of big bucks in Kansas and Iowa. The team hunts hard for several days and several trips. Heath harvests a doe for the freezer then drills a nice Kansas buck with his G5 Prime bow.
(Ep. 263, December 7th, 2014) Opening day of gun season and Seth Harker puts another big buck down! He's hunting a 160 acre property in an area that get's a lot of hunting pressure!
(Ep. 262, November 30th, 2014) A surprise buck shows up near the stand on opening day of gun season. It's a mature buck the team calls "Drifter." Raleigh takes aim and tags her second buck for the year with this mature bruiser!
(Ep. 261, November 23rd, 2014) The rut action heats up as the weather cools down for the best deer hunting of the season! Grant has a hot stand location between acorns and a bedding area where he takes a doe while bow hunting. Then on opening day of gun season, Rae Woods scores again - this time on a nice buck!
(Ep. 260, November 16th, 2014) Rae Woods harvests a mature doe over the 2014 youth weekend for deer hunting. Then Grant and the team travel to Kentucky where Grant helps the landowner by harvesting a doe, passing a 3 year old buck, and planting trees for habitat improvement!
(Ep. 258, November 2nd, 2014) Hunting the different phases of the whitetail rut: where, how, and why for improved success in tagging a mature buck.
(Ep. 257, October 26th, 2014) Rare moment on video: see a bobcat stalk a young buck. Plus: Not every scrape should be hunted. Watch to find out why.
(Ep. 254, October 5th, 2014) White oak acorns cause deer to change their patterns. To be successful hunters have to change their strategies, plus: Mock scrapes, where to put a hunting blind, wildlife management students, and how to get better tasting venison
(Ep. 249, August 31st, 2014) A Brief Labor Day greeting then: Why one of the biggest deer on the property makes the hit list but may NOT be hunted, plus: Prescribed fire for managing and improving whitetail habitat
(Ep. 248, August 24th, 2014) Preparing for deer season as we continue the shoot, don't shoot series with tips for Aging Bucks on the hoof, plus: Detailed "How To" for cutting and processing fresh deer meat
(Ep. 246, August 10th, 2014) Increase your hunting success on a new property with the ideas in this video, Plus: Deer are hitting the soybeans! It's a beautiful parade of deer into the food plots!
(Ep. 243, July 20th, 2014) How To Age Bucks In That 5 Seconds Before Taking The Shot, Plus; Why White Oak Acorns Make Hot Spots For Deer Hunting
(Ep. 242, July 14th, 2014) The Where And Why Of Placing A New Hunting Blind, Plus: Food Plot Tips That Will Attract And Hold Deer On A New Hunting Property
(Ep. 219, February 3rd, 2014) Bow Hunting Whitetails In the Unique Traditions Of South Texas With A Buck And A Javelina Harvest
(Ep. 218, January 27th, 2014) How To Prepare Hides For The Tannery, Plus: Scouting A New Property
(Ep. 216, January 13th, 2014) 2 Doe Kills Mean Venison For The Freezer, Plus: Tips For Trapping In Frozen Ground
(Ep. 215, January 6th, 2014) Muzzleloader Hunt With Several Good Bucks In Range, Plus: Winter Trapping Tips
(Ep. 214, December 30th, 2013) Chasing Big Whitetails In Missouri and Kentucky, Plus: A Focus on Trapping Predators
(Ep. 213, December 23rd, 2013) Seth & Aaron Arrow A Buck Of A Lifetime
(Ep. 212, December 16th, 2013) A Classic Hunt On A Snowy Afternoon When A Big Buck Walks Through The Corn Into Range!
(Ep. 211, December 9th, 2013) Raleigh Tags a 3.5 Year Old Buck On The Last Day Of Gun Season, Plus: Tips On Trapping Predators
(Ep. 210, December 2nd, 2013) Exciting Hunt With A Big Buck Dropped Just Feet From The Stand
(Ep. 209, November 25th, 2013) Hunting In Northern Missouri During Prime Time Rut And It's Worth The Trip!
(Ep. 208, November 18th, 2013) Kable Punches His Buck Tag In Indiana Plus: Kentucky Deer Hunting With Bucks All Around!
(Ep. 207, November 11th, 2013) Deer Hunting & Another Buck Falls At The Proving Grounds In The First Week Of November
(Ep. 206, November 4th, 2013) The Hunt For An Old Whitetail Buck That Had Eluded Grant For Many Years: Split Brow
(Ep. 205, October 28th, 2013) Bucks In Range: Shoot or Don't Shoot? Plus 3 Does Down!
(Ep. 204, October 21st, 2013) Two Bucks. Two Guys. One Bow. Once In A Lifetime Hunt! Plus, Doubling Up On Does!
(Ep. 203, October 14th, 2013) Bow Hunting In Indiana: 3 Deer Down, Plus Blind Placement & Food Plot Tips
(Ep. 202, October 7th, 2013) An Oak Raining Acorns Pulls Several Bucks And Does Into Bow Range. Watch To See What Happens!
(Ep. 200, September 23rd, 2013) Big Bucks & Does In Kentucky, Shoot or Don't Shoot?
(Ep. 199, September 16th, 2013) Targeting Several Big, Older Bucks For Hunting This Season, Plus: Fall Food Plots & Shot Placement Tips
(Ep. 198, September 9th, 2013) Find Where The Big Bucks Roam With Tips For Pre-Season Scouting
(Ep. 191, July 21st, 2013) A Hunting Strategy For A Big Buck Plus Steps In Using Prescribed Fire For Bigger Deer
(Ep. 190, July 14th, 2013) Trail Camera Deer Survey Tips Plus 15 Reasons To Get Excited About Deer Season!
(Ep. 163, January 7th, 2013) Patience Makes The Plan Work! A Hit List Buck Taken With The Muzzleloader!
(Ep. 158, December 3rd, 2012) Aging Bucks On The Hoof - Is He A Shooter? Plus Late Season Food Plot Strategies
(Ep. 157, November 26th, 2012) The Rut Action Heats Up With A Hit List Buck In Our Sights; Plus The Excitement Of Rae's First Buck
(Ep. 156, November 19th, 2012) The Tradition Continues: Hunting Whitetails With My Father And A Big Buck Down
(Ep. 155, November 12th, 2012) Patience and Persistence is Rewarded As My Daughter Shoots A Buck
(Ep. 145, September 3rd, 2012) Good News and Bad News From The Trail Camera Survey: Plus - Fall Fire as A Management Tool
(Ep. 140, July 30th, 2012) Changing Hunting Strategies Because of the Drought: Bucks, Corn, and Coyotes
(Ep. 139, July 23rd, 2012) Deer Hunting: Preseason Scouting for Velvet Antlers; Plus Tips on Where to Hang Your Treestand
(Ep. 135, June 25th, 2012) Deer Hunting Strategies: A Solution for Gun and Bow Hunting a Difficult Area
(Ep. 131, May 28th, 2012) Learning the Personality and Patterns of Hit List Bucks with Reconyx Trail Cameras
(Ep. 118, February 27th, 2012) Timely Projects to Improve Your Deer Hunting Next Fall
(Ep. 111, January 9th, 2012) Using Trail Cameras to Pattern a Hit List Buck; Plus Trapping Tips - Family Style!
(Ep. 110, January 2nd, 2012) Muzzleloader Doe Kill Reveals Secrets for Future Hunts
(Ep. 109, December 26th, 2011) Muzzleloading Season In Missouri Brings Surprises
(Ep. 105, November 28th, 2011) A Great Hunt With Lots of Decisions: Spike Buck? Long Shot on a Bigger Buck? Plus A Trapping Update.
(Ep. 104, November 21st, 2011) Giving Thanks for a Great Missouri Gun Opener: A Mature Buck at 267 Yards!
(Ep. 103, November 14th, 2011) Aging Bucks on the Hoof, Food Plot Tips, and a Doe Harvest
(Ep. 102, November 7th, 2011) Matt's hunting skills are put to the test for this nice Missouri buck.
(Ep. 101, October 31st, 2011) An Excitging Hunt With a Hit List Buck at Three Yards
(Ep. 100, October 24th, 2011) Cadiz, KY Bow Hunt: Successful Hunt Yields a Mature Buck
(Ep. 99, October 17th, 2011) Tips and Strategies for Bow Hunting a New Property
(Ep. 98, October 10th, 2011) Early Season Missouri Bow Hunt: 2 Does Down
(Ep. 97, October 3rd, 2011) Using M.R.I. (Most Recent Information) to Pattern Bucks
(Ep. 95, September 19th, 2011) Bow Hunting Whitetails: Scouting Tips, Stand Placement and Patterning Bucks
(Ep. 94, September 11th, 2011) Bow Hunting - Success Is a Journey Not A Destination
(Ep. 93, September 5th, 2011) Hunting Strategies to Target Several Big, Mature Bucks
(Ep. 92, August 29th, 2011) Deer Hunting and Land Management Review With Tips and Advice
(Ep. 90, August 15th, 2011) Effective Scouting Tips for Whitetails
(Ep. 86, July 18th, 2011) Acorns and Food Plots: Summer Scouting Tips for Better Deer Hunting
(Ep. 85, July 11th, 2011) Summer Projects for Growing Big Bucks
(Ep. 84, July 4th, 2011) A Tactic for Harvesting Mature Bucks
(Ep. 83, June 27th, 2011) Why Stand Placement Now Is Important
(Ep. 82, June 20th, 2011) Calling Coyotes, Summer Food Plots, and Deer Stand Placement Tips
(Ep. 66, February 28th, 2011) Pattern Buck Movement With New Trail Camera Software
(Ep. 62, January 31st, 2011) Deer Hunting: Tips for Accurately Sighting Rifles
(Ep. 57, December 27th, 2010) Muzzleloader Deer Hunt: Grant and Jerry Martin Chase A Monster Buck
(Ep. 55, December 13th, 2010) Grant's bow hunting and a coyote comes within bow range. Coyote predation reduce fawn survival by 60% as shown by scientific studies. Watch how this hunt plays out.
(Ep. 53, November 29th, 2010) Hunting Strategies for Days with Low Deer Activity
(Ep. 52, November 22nd, 2010) A Big Buck Goes Down in Missouri Rifle Season
(Ep. 51, November 15th, 2010) Hunting Questions & Quests: Hit List Bucks and Treestand Placement
(Ep. 50, November 8th, 2010) Missouri Bow Hunting: The Z7 Delivers a Hit List Buck!
(Ep. 49, November 1st, 2010) Challenging Bow Hunts Plus Hunting Tips For Creating A Deer Funnel
(Ep. 48, October 25th, 2010) The Keys To A Successful Bow Hunt of A Great Kansas Buck... Observing, Learning, Killing
(Ep. 47, October 18th, 2010) Shed Antlers Found Of A Deer Hunter's Dream: Now It's Time To Hunt A Walking World Record Buck
(Ep. 45, October 4th, 2010) Healthy Deer, Bigger Bucks: Managing the Deer Herd Means Harvesting Bucks & Does
(Ep. 41, September 6th, 2010) Trail Camera Survey Finished Now It's Time To Strategize For Hunting The Biggest Bucks
(Ep. 8, January 19th, 2010) Hunting Is A Family Tradition: Making Memories And Filling The Freezer
(Ep. 7, January 9th, 2010) Bow Hunting In Big Buck Country: Knox County, Illinois
(Ep. 6, November 21st, 2009) Making Deer Hunting Fun For Kids: A Family Tradition
(Ep. 5, November 19th, 2009) All Deer Hunters are Deer Managers
(Ep. 4, January 18th, 2009) Coyotes and Whitetail Deer: Shoot or Don't Shoot?
(Ep. 3, November 14th, 2009) Take a Kid Deer Hunting: Create Great Memories That Last A Lifetime
(Ep. 2, November 12th, 2009) Bow Hunting: Lessons Learned From Hunting Big Bucks