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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2006
  • December

WBDMA Data: Doe Harvest Doesn't 'Kill the Factory'

Since 1998, the percentage of yearling does in the total Walnut Bayou Deer Management Association doe harvest seems to be somewhat stable, leading us to conclude doe harvest at this level definitely does not "kill the factory."
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  • 2007
  • November

Deer Population Surveys - How Good Are They?

Chances are that if you are managing deer on your property, you have probably been encouraged to conduct some type of population survey.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1999
  • October

Passing the Buck

Every time hunters pull the trigger or decide not to, they are making a management decision affecting the future of the herd they are hunting. In deer management circles, "passing the buck" has a positive, rather than a negative, connotation.
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  • 2005
  • November

Want A Bigger Buck?

Almost everyone interested in deer enjoys seeing a large buck. What can you do to improve chances for a larger buck? The answer is simple - do not shoot one that is smaller than what you consider big.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1999
  • November

Habitat: the Foundation of Deer Management

The most neglected part of management is the importance of habitat. Deer are a product of theirs, and without it, there are no deer.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2005
  • September

There Are No 'Silver Bullets'

It is human nature to want to believe silver bullets exist, but, generally, this is not the case. As an example, consider the case of food plot mixtures being marketed at premium prices.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2003
  • July

Cooperative Efforts Improve Deer Herd

The Walnut Bayou Deer Management Association has been making huge strides toward meeting its deer management goals.
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  • 2004
  • October

Proper Care of Venison is Necessary for Excellent-Quality Meat

All venison is not equal. Venison can be consistently excellent table fare, or, with poor handling and preparation, can be about the quality of a boot sole.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2002
  • December

More On Infrared-triggered Camera Deer Surveys

In this continuation of a series on infrared-triggered camera surveys, Gee examines the computation of herd composition and population estimates.
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  • 1997
  • August

All About Antlers

Antlers. For some folks-they are the stuff that dreams are made of. To many hunters, harvesting a large antlered buck represents the ultimate accomplishment. However, many people hunt their entire lives without getting the opportunity to realize this goal. Why is this so?