Yes, deer can smell. In fact, they’re great at it. Their long noses are a lot better at picking up the scent particles in the air with a whopping 297 million olfactory receptors while humans have a dinky five million.
Deer terminology can be confusing, but it’s actually important when it comes to scoring antlers for trophy hunting and herd management.
Not only does having a working knowledge of deer anatomy help you to hunt more successfully, but it’s also crucial in allowing you to hunt more ethically and efficiently.
Believe it or not, a deer’s head is not the only place you can find antlers. Since they shed every year, many people have started taking to the woods to look for this wonder of nature that has inspired us for thousands of years. If you’d like to start hunting for shed antlers, there are eight main places you should look as well as some tips and tricks to follow to increase your chances of success.
Unlike horns, tusks and other growths, antlers fall out and regrow each year in a dramatic and rapid cycle.
Rubs and scrapes are two of the most useful whitetail deer markings for hunters. Unfortunately, they’re also two of the most confused terms in the hunting community with some hunters mistakenly thinking they’re the same thing.
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