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Taking the arguable method that deer looking has develop into extra of a "social occasion" than an confirmation of the extra simple human have to subsist within the wild, Jim Roy proposes an easy, logic approach to stalking the whitetail that he calls "survival hunting." a number of the mysteries and myths about the whitetail can most sensible be unraveled by way of looking at the common events of the herd-not the extra unnatural activities because of strain from people or canines. Roy breaks the deer herd down into its average relatives teams, equivalent to parental does with fawns, lone greenbacks, and unmarried does of assorted a long time, monitoring their events to and from their bedding components in line with such ordinary affects as wind path and perspective of sun. in line with over 20 years of commentary on the Smithsonian Institute's Environmental examine middle on Chesapeake Bay, this revised version of a vintage might be welcomed through hunters and natural world watchers alike.

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Real World Whitetail Behavior

Taking the debatable procedure that deer looking has develop into extra of a "social occasion" than an confirmation of the extra easy human have to subsist within the wild, Jim Roy proposes an easy, good judgment approach to stalking the whitetail that he calls "survival searching. " the various mysteries and myths in regards to the whitetail can top be unraveled by means of looking at the common activities of the herd-not the extra unnatural activities brought on by strain from people or canines.

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Some non-typical antler formations are the direct result of severe body injuries incurred during the previous year, which normally affects the side opposite the body injury. As daylight conditions slowly fall to certain critical levels that bring on the does’ first heat cycle in the early fall, testosterone in the bucks rises to near peak levels, which causes them to become very aggressive and solitary. Throughout the late spring and summer months, the bucks of the herd often travel and feed with each other.

What they hear, I can hear! The deer’s sense of smell is really the most important thing that hunters must be concerned about. A deer’s entire life is controlled by its nose. They recognize their food, their young, danger, and most everything else primarily by their sense of smell. If you can fool the deer’s nose, you can kill the deer! I will discuss how to do this later on in the book. Right now, it is more important to learn and understand how deer use their eyes, ears, and nose together. When any one of the deer’s senses is triggered, it enters into an alarm-like state of mind.

I’m actually a bit awestruck by the knowledge and insight in this volume. And, to tell you the truth, I was a bit skeptical. It all started with a phone call from Doug Mauldin, who said he had received, out of the blue, an interesting manuscript from a fella named Jim Roy. “Never heard of him,” said I. But I’m grateful for the opportunity to read and reread his book ... and you will be, too. And now, I must offer to you and to Jim Roy that which an editor never does: an apology. Jim wrote this book without chapter breaks, from start to finish, intending to draw his readers through the whole process and not tempt them to read it chapter by chapter.

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