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  • 2010
  • October

Culling Bucks

Most people who manage or hunt white-tailed deer on private land want to produce or harvest bucks with large antlers. Three primary factors influence antler size: age, nutrition and genetics.
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  • 2004
  • July

Deer Management Is a Year-Round Process

During the long, hot days of summer, interest in deer management often takes a back seat to fishing, boating, vacations, etc. However, people interested in deer need to keep in mind that deer management is a year-round process.
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  • 1998
  • May

Deer Consciousness: Texas vs. Oklahoma

recently attended a conference on white-tailed deer genetics and management at Texas A&M University with several of our staff. I was simply surprised by an apparent disparity of opinion between landowners of Texas and Oklahoma over the issue of deer hunting.
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  • 2008
  • July

Antlers Get Better With Age

Most land managers interested in white-tailed deer management are ultimately interested in producing deer with large antlers. Previous work, including that at Texas Parks and Wildlife's Kerr Wildlife Management Area in Kerrville, determined that antler quality is influenced by a combination of factors, the main components being age, nutrition and genetics.
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  • 2002
  • November

Use These Strategies to Increase Doe Harvest

Increased doe harvest is a goal shared by many deer managers - use these methods to reach that goal.
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  • 2006
  • November

What To Do About Deer and the Drought...

The bottom line is that this drought will probably not have a long-term effect on deer populations, but it certainly has the potential to have some short-term effects.
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  • 2001
  • November

Hunting a Trophy Buck?

Ever wonder where you would have the best opportunity to harvest a trophy whitetail in Oklahoma? A county listing of Boone and Crockett scores.
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  • 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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  • 2012
  • October

Hunting Season Begins With a Review of Safety

With hunting season here, this is a good time to review a few hunter safety tips to ensure everyone remains safe while preparing for the next hunting trip and when hunting. Unfortunately, people are injured every year in hunting-related activities.
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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.