Bucks need food, cover, and water. A great technique is to use one of the free mapping services like Google Earth on the internet and study where sources of food, cover, and water are located in your neighborhood. If any of these critical habitat components are missing, such as high quality food, then attempt to establish that where you hunt. Remember that deer would rather survive than eat, sleep, or drink, so be very careful how you approach your hunting location. Always try to have the wind in your face, even if you have to walk around the border of the property and then enter to your stand from the backside. Being able to approach a stand without spooking deer is as important as the stand’s location.
Growing (and hunting) Deer together,