If any of you hunt in Alabama I have a question for you. I've lived and hunted in Bama my whole life and have made an interesting observation. The Whitetail population here seems to be a bit late on the rutting activity, and by a bit late I mean I haven't noticed any rut sign yet and it's almost December. Why are the deer so slow to begin the rut. Last year I noticed a bachelor group on December 23! I've never been able to take advantage of the "rut" and I've tried everything from rattling to scents and mock scrapes. It seems that I'm just able to catch some activity during the tail end of the season, in January? Any biologists out there that have an explanation?
Question by totaloutdoorsman94. Uploaded on November 30, 2010