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2014

New! Fawn Survival Study
December 23, 2014
Almost 15 years ago PA conducted one of the largest fawn studies in North America. We are repeating that study but taking advantage of new technology.
One Square Mile
December 19, 2014
Conventional wisdom holds 1 square mile is the size of a buck's home range. Is it true? And what about doe?
Super Smart Bucks
December 10, 2014
The bucks that survive rifle season do something in common. We show you one of their secrets that we discovered.
This Doe Knows...
December 4, 2014
How quickly do deer understand it's deer season and not bear season? We show you a doe that knows deer hunter behavior.
2014 Deer Hunger Games
November 29, 2014
It is the eve of the traditional rifle deer season. Every year in Pennsylvania, well over a million deer and deer hunters take part. What are the odds of deer and deer hunters making it through the next 2 weeks?
Vampire Bucks…not hardly
November 28, 2014
While vampires can only frolic after dark, bucks aren’t keeping them company.
Deer Paparazzi
November 24, 2014
Biologists are stalking deer but it’s not with a camera.
Crazy, Crazy, Crazy!!
November 21, 2014
It's the rut. Watch what these bucks do during the peak of breeding!
Why 2 Weeks Later?
November 17, 2014
Is this female fawn pregnant? If so, when was she bred?
How to Predict the Rut
November 14, 2014
If you're serious about archery hunting, it is useful to know when the rut will occur each year. We let you in on a secret!
Did You Predict the Shift Correctly?
November 10, 2014
This deer spent time in the valley and up on the ridge in September. How did that change in October?
The Predictable Buck
November 7, 2014
This buck is right where he was in September. But he still reveals something about deer movements.
Early Bird Gets the Buck. Or Maybe Not?
November 4, 2014
Does deer hunting require getting up at o'dark-thirty to meet that buck you've been dreaming about? Or are you smart to stay in bed?
Travelin' Man
October 30, 2014
So Deer 8103 was Mr. Homebody in September. Check out what happened in October!
Big Buck Mojo or No-Go?
October 26, 2014
Two weeks ago we showed you the travels of an adult buck in September. Was that enough for you to figure out his moves in October? Let's find out!
Two More September Bucks to Follow
October 22, 2014
In this post we provide movies of two more bucks in September, one from the Ridge & Valley and one from the Big Woods.
Meet Deer 8103 – Mr. Homebody
October 16, 2014
I’m sure many people, especially deer hunters, have heard this statement: "the average home range of a buck is 1 square mile." But, check out this buck from Potter County.
Can You Pattern a Buck? Use Your Big Buck Mojo!
October 10, 2014
You've been studying your trail camera pictures all summer but the activity has really ramped up in the last month. There are the usual assortment of yearlings with their telltale spikes and forks. Three of them are 5- and 6-pointers. And then there’s that 8-pointer. You haven't seen a nicer buck and he's been flirting with your camera all summer.