WHITETAIL: FUNDAMENTALS AND FINE POINTS FOR THE HUNTER
Author: George Mattis
Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS/DBI BOOKS, Aug 2002
Revisit an era of still hunting, wool jackets, & deer camps. How to interpret trails, track deer, read tracks. Successful techniques for group hunting, hunting alone, & driving deer. 200 B&W sketches; 8x11 inches, 240 pgs.
Revisit an era of still hunting, wool jackets, and deer camps. This hardcover reprint is the third Deer & Deer Hunting classic showcasing whitetails and offering valuable insight into the secretive world of white-tailed deer.
The author covers hunting strategies used decades ago that are still relevant today, including stalking, using the land's contour to travel, and reading the weather to predict whitetail behavior. Readers will learn how to interpret trails, track deer, and read tracks, as well as successful techniques for group hunting, hunting alone, and driving deer. Hunters also will learn how to shoot running deer and how to field dress a deer and remove it from the woods.
Concluding chapters discuss: the habits of bucks and does during the rut, how deer adapt to the seasons, and how hunters can use this knowledge to their advantage.
? Hardcover reprint revisits a classic deer hunting era of still hunting, wool jackets, and deer camps
? Provides insight into the whitetails? secretive world
? Learn successful hunting techniques for group hunting, hunting alone, and driving deer