The dreaded October Lull is hitting your whitetail woods right about now. Deer have transitioned off their summer patterns but haven’t started rutting hard yet. So even though bucks are actually moving more, they’re tougher to locate. Yeah, it can be a frustrating time to hunt. Scott Bestul says the key to success during the lull is speed scouting for hot buck sign. Allen Treadwell says all you need to do is find that one perfect oak.

But, we want to hear from you: What is your best strategy for staying in the action during the October lull? Click the link and give us your answer (bonus points for uploading a video or photo) and the reader with the best explanation will win $150. Whoever submits the best video answer could win a new GoPro.

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