Hunting Whitetails by the Moon

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Patrick Durkin
Krause Publications, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 251 pages
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"Hunting Whitetails by the Moon" shares insightful yet straight-forward secrets into how the moon affects the white-tailed deer's breeding patterns. Alsheimer discovered these secrets while working with Vermont biologist Wayne Laroche. With this knowledge, hunters can predict peak rutting activity so they can be in the woods when deer are most active. -- When and where to expect peak deer activity. -- Top tis to capitalize on lunar-based deer activity. -- What really triggers peak rutting activity. -- Why the rut's timing and deer activity vary each fall. -- Yearly predicitions for peak rutting activity. -- The author's best tactics.

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This is a great piece of non-fiction, written by a local Western NY author. I especially like (and use) the author's charts for determining the dates of peak rut activity during a given calendar year. Read full review


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Charles J. Alsheimer is widely considered to be North America's foremost expert on white-tailed deer behavior. He has been a professional freelance writer, photographer and seminar speaker for more than 30 years. In addition to being a long-time field editor for "Deer & Deer Hunting", Alsheimer has authored many books on whitetails, including "Strategies for Whitetails", "Whitetail: Rites of Autumn", "Quality Deer Management: The Basics and Beyond", and many more.

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