Herd Management

Don't buy into the hype of needing thousands of acres to successfully manage deer. It's actually easier with smaller tracts and some good ol' elbow grease, along with common sense. With years of hands-on experience managing different tracts, Steve Bartylla gives his tops in this Grow 'em Big.

Watch this Deer Talk Now video from Deer & Deer Hunting to learn about doe ratios and herd management practices.

Watch this video for tips on how to make sure deer get to where you need them to go to support your broader deer hunting strategy.

Watch this episode of Hunt 'em Big to learn how focusing on variables you can actually control will lead to a more satisfying deer hunt.

Steve Bartylla explains how important it is to manage the buck population through aging deer.

Creating a quality habitat improvement plans all begins with a solid foundation made of simple, realistic goals.

In this episode of Deer and Deer Hunting, we explore the misconceptions about QDM and the idea of a "cull buck" and what purpose they supposedly serve.

We talk about the pros and cons of feeding deer and and look at some interesting bowhunting footage and break down the shot, showing you what the archer did right and wrong.

In this episode of Deer and Deer Hunting, we focus on does and examine how harvesting bigger, healthier does is vital to herd health.

We explore the world of QDM in this episode of Deer and Deer Hunting TV, and try to help you better understand how to grow a bigger, healthier herd.