How the Southern Whitetail Rut Differs from the Rest of the Country December 19, 2015 Mississippi,

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How the Southern Whitetail Rut Differs from the Rest of the Country December 19, 2015 Mississippi, Outdoor Channel
... how critical it is to keep buck-to-doe ratios in optimal balance, like one adult buck per two to four adult does. When the doe ratio gets higher than four, the rut hunting will likely be very weak because bucks don’t have to travel far to find a hot doe, and it takes longer for the bucks to breed all of the does...

Tracking the deer rut December 21, 2015 Louisiana, Louisiana Sportsman
... The first phase is called the “seeking” phase, which occurs about two weeks or so prior to peak breeding... The second phase is called the “chasing” phase, occurring about a week or so before peak breeding... typically starting on my hunting property a few days after Christmas ...


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