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white oak acorns

Grant Woods

White Oak Acorns


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This acid makes acorns, especially red oak acorns, taste very bitter! Knowing that deer love acorns, especially white oak acorns during the early season, makes it seem easy to find a good stand location. That is the case if you hunt in an area where most of the land is row crop agriculture and acorns […]

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Red Oak acorns

Grant Woods

Red Oak Acorns


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By this time the red oak acorns are becoming less bitter and a preferred food source. Remember that deer are very selective feeders, and they will seek the best food in their range they don’t associate with fear. So, if there is a failure or shortage of white oak acorns one year, deer may begin […]

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Soft Mast PawPaw fruit

Bob Foulkrod

Don’t Overlook Soft Mast


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Where soybeans, corn or wheat are grown in quantities, these crops are targeted by deer. If you hunt primarily wooded areas or farm country where row crops are not prevalent, understanding the importance of soft mast is critical, especially prior to the peak of the rut. Where soft mast is available could be the most […]

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