Whitetail Hunting Tactics of the Pros: Expert Advice to Help You be a Successful Hunter

Whitetail Hunting Tactics of the Pros: Expert Advice to Help You be a Successful Hunter

by Lamar Underwood (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781585746811
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionix
Part 1Understanding Whitetails1
1.Understanding Whitetails3
2.About the Whitetail9
3.48 Little-Know Facts About Whitetails21
4.They Are Where They Eat27
5.Why Deer Move When They Do33
6.Predicting Deer Movement: Some Surprises From Science39
Part 2Most Likely To Succeed45
7.Hunt Corridors, Not Trails! There's a Big Difference!47
8.The Art of Patterning Big Bucks53
9.Tweaking Treestands57
10.Stitch the Ridges61
11.Shedding Light on Moon Phases67
12.When the Snow Flies71
13.Midday Monsters77
14.Sunup to Sundown: The Rewards of All-Day Hunting83
15.Beaver Bog Bucks91
Part 3The Rut97
16.Early Rubs--And How to Hunt Them99
17.Scrap the Scrapes?103
18.Moon Glow and Rut Timing107
19.Hunting Strategies for the Rutting Moon119
Part 4Tactical Whitetail Hunting129
20.Stalk or Sit? Whitetail Hunting's Toughest Call131
21.Deadly Deer Drives: The 'Nudge' Beats the 'Push'!137
22.Profile of a Tracker143
23.How to Use Deer Calls Effectively149
24.Track Him Down!163
25.Tracking Snow!169
26.Seven Stillhunting Myths175
Part 5Coping with Conditions181
27.When the Pressure's On183
28.Windy Weather Whitetails189
29.Sizzle-Time Whitetails195
30.Icebox Whitetails201
31.Desperation Deer207
32.When Deer Disappear211
33.Second-Rut Myths That Can Wreck Your Hunt217
34.Whitetails in the Rain223
Part 6Hunters' Tracks227
35.Whitetail Wisdom for the Ages229
36.The Rack235
Part 7Gearing Up239
37.Gearing Up241
Part 8Shots at Whitetails249
38.Let's Talk Sense About Deer Rifles!251
39.Shotgun Slug Savvy257
40.Drop Them in Their Tracks!261
41.How to Get Your Scope on Target!265
42.The Still-Hunter's Ultimate Rifles273
43.The Spiteful Crack of the .250-3000!279
44.Outer-Limit Whitetails!283
45.Running Deer: Straight Talk on Critical Shooting Decisions287
46.Long-Range Muzzleloading293

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