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August 30, 2011
Deer Hunting Tip: How To Speed Scout for Whitetail
When scouting during the rut speed is an essential element of success. Use your vehicle or an ATV to stay on top of rubs, scrapes, tracks and fresh signs.
Not very environmentally friendly
Wouldn't work in my part of the country, but a good tip for others.
Scott I have a question....How can you decipher rubs that were made to shed velvet, and ones made for marking territory?
And also is there a proper way to execute a rattling sequence with your grunt call mixed in?
Never tried rattling before but due to high numbers of bucks on my camera, i think it might have some good success
I'd rather hunt during the rut, time for scouting is LONG GONE!!
For my hunting area, it's difficult to drive between trees in the forest - no roads, no fields.
But during mid-day, carrying a gun of course, I'll drift around looking for fresh sign that may mean a buck coming by later in the day. But I wouldn't call it "speed scouting"!
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