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Sure-Fire Whitetail Tactics

Sure-Fire Whitetail Tactics


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Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first-time deer hunter, you will find plenty of solid advice delivered in a knowledgeable yet comprehensible manner in Sure-Fire Whitetail Tactics. In this essential guide, whitetail authority John Weiss covers topics deer hunters everywhere consistently want to learn more about. From detailing the best methods for scouting, to analyzing the effects of moon phases and latitudes on the rut, to adapting your strategy for different weather patterns, Weiss shares some of deer hunting’s best-kept secrets.

With additional chapters on deer vision, strategies for tracking deer, GPS strategies for prime stalking, and tasty venison recipes to celebrate your success, Sure-Fire Whitetail Tactics delivers plenty of hard-core, no-nonsense advice on every aspect of deer hunting. After reading it, you’ll be well on your way to bagging a buck on your very next hunt.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510708150
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 236
Sales rank: 285,688
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John Weiss was one of the country’s most prolific deer hunting writers. An expert on whitetails, he had written hundreds of articles for national sportsman’s magazines, and was the author of several books on deer hunting, including Advanced Deer Hunting and The Whitetail Hunter’s Almanac. He passed away in 2016 at his home in Chesterhill, Ohio.

Peter J. Fiduccia is one of the most recognized authorities in the deer hunting community, known throughout North America as the “Deer Doctor.” He is an award-winning journalist and has hosted the Woods ’N’ Water TV series for thirty-two years. Fiduccia was the founder and consulting editor for Whitetail Hunting Strategies magazine and his writings have been published in ten books and numerous magazines. He lives with his wife, Kate, in Otsego County, New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the 2016 Edition ix

Terrain Aerial Photos Tell All 1

Scouting and Track Analysis 10

Deer Pellets and Beds 19

Antler Rubs: Communication Signposts 29

Moon Phases and Latitude: The Rut Triggers 39

The New Scrape Savvy 49

The Importance of the Second Rut 63

Deer Are Where They Eat 74

Find Your Way, Find Your Deer 88

Pick a Winning Stand Area 97

Fail-Safe Stand and Blind Set-Ups 111

Deer Vision 124

Weatherproof Your Hunting Strategy 135

How the Experts Call Deer 144

Biologists Demystify Antler Rattling 156

Stalking and Still-Hunting Skills 167

Advanced Deer-Drive Maneuvers 177

Deer Decoy Tactics 190

What Scientists Say About Deer Scents 199

Be An Expert Venison Chef 213

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