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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?
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  • 2014
  • May

Coyote control strategy requires goal assessment

Coyotes have long been considered a nuisance for livestock producers and white-tailed deer managers. Are coyotes friend or foe?
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  • 2008
  • November

In a Rut - Breeding Season Behaviors in Deer

The term "rut" is often used to describe a boring, monotonous routine or a trench worn in the ground by a wheel. However, if you hang around much in white-tailed deer hunting circles, chances are that it means something completely different.
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  • 2013
  • October

Management increases chance for trophy bucks

Most deer hunters, including me, are fascinated with large antlers. We generally want to see or harvest bucks with large antlers. "Trophy buck" is commonly used to describe a buck with large antlers; however, trophy buck means different things to different people.
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  • 2010
  • August

How Accurate is Aging Deer on the Hoof?

As managers and sportsmen become more aware of the importance of age in antler production, selective harvest management programs become increasingly popular. The use of physical characteristics to estimate ages of deer in the field is often the basis of harvest decisions.
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  • 2009
  • October

Using GPS to Measure Fine-scale Deer Movements

Knowledge of movement behaviors of white-tailed deer helps us better understand their needs and requirements, and enables us to develop better management strategies for the species.
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  • 2011
  • October

White-tailed Deer Management During Drought

With the 2011 drought in the Southern Great Plains, many people are curious to know if conditions have affected deer populations and if there is anything to be done to mitigate potential effects.
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  • 2014
  • December

Cross Timbers management creates wildlife habitat

Understanding the habitat requirements for the animals you want to promote and manage is key to providing a good wildlife habitat.
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  • 2012
  • December

Passing the buck increases antler size

Our most common recommendation to land managers for improving antler quality on white-tailed deer is to increase the age structure of the male segment of the herd. In other words, let the bucks get older.
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  • 2016
  • April

Photographs can help collect, analyze animal data

The use of photographs in science is increasing, with several recent developments and applications.