Rut Reporter Will Brantley of Murray, Kentucky, knows the region well. He spends 40 to 50 days each season in the Mid-South whitetail woods. Brantley shot his first deer at age 10 with a sidelock muzzleloader. States covered: KY, TN, WV, VA, NC.
Overall Activity Status:** Over the past week, buck activity has been outstanding at all hours of the day, but especially from daylight till lunchtime. We had some cold weather in this region last week. The timing for that couldn't have been better.