Planning Your Vacation on Weather, Moon and the Rut

Every year I hunt the Midwest rut I hear so many people planning their rut vacation based on moon phase.  My suggestion (if you have the ability) is to hold off to plan your vacation to see what the weather will do.  Last year, I ...

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Hunt Friday, Because it’s Farthest From the Weekend

I know the title sounds confusing, but read on and you’ll catch my drift.  When I attended the Southeast Deer Study Group meeting this year in North Carolina, one of the most interesting presentations was from a graduate student from Auburn University named Kevyn Wiskerchen.  ...

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Patterning Doe Groups to Fill Your Buck Tag

A lot of hunters put effort into finding and patterning bucks in order to harvest them, but now is also a great time to pattern the doe groups using your hunting property. In a few weeks, those doe groups are going to be the focal ...

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Hemorrhagic Disease Rears Its Ugly Head in the Midwest

As fall quickly approaches, most deer managers are eagerly awaiting the first hard frost of the year. The first hard frost will kill the biting midges that are responsible for spreading the deadly virus known as Hemorrhagic Disease (HD). Unfortunately the 10 day forecast for ...

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Fall & Winter Minerals For Next Years Antler Growth

We all know that deer really seek out mineral sites during the growing season, but less emphasis has been placed on mineral requirements for deer in the fall/winter time frame.  We know that antlers are finished growing across most of the white-tails’ range by September, ...

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How to Strengthen Your Food Plot Using Ani-Logics™

I talk to a lot of hunters at trade shows and when I ask them if they use any feed or minerals, a common response is “No, we plant food plots, so our deer have everything they need already.”  I then ask them, “How do ...

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Mapping Your Way to a Successful Hunting Season

Knowing your way around a property will give you a great advantage in determining where to hang your tree stands for the upcoming hunting season.  Having a map of food sources, bedding areas and possible travel routes between will help you visualize how deer will ...

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Meet Tim Neuman - Wildlife Biologist

Behind the scenes at Ani-Logics Outdoors - Meet Tim Neuman, Wildlife Biologist for Ani-Logics Outdoors First off, let me tell you a little bit about myself.

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Scoring Your Trophy: Are Nets Really Just For Fishing?

Let me start this blog with the disclaimer that I am by no means an official scorer, nor do I promote any scoring system over another. I just happen to talk about the Boone and Crockett system more than any other, because they have the longest history of scoring antlers.

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