YOUR ASSIGNMENT: Get a topo map, go to your hunting area, and mark:  Every significant water source, including springs, stock tanks, and beaver dams.  All significant terrain and cover features. "I especially like benches, saddles, and brushy transition areas," Kreuter says. "And seasonal bedding sites. In early fall, bucks bed on north- or northeast-facing slopes. When it's cold, they lie on south-facing hillsides."  Every major food source: alfalfa, corn, or oak stands, plus isolated oaks, soft mast, and browse. Everything you learn about your area's bucks should be applied to this map to determine top stand locations.