Tips and Tricks

In this episode of Deer and Deer Hunting TV, we show you how to read deer tracks. A fresh whitetail track can tell you a lot about the deer you're hunting, but only if you know how to read the tracks correctly. We talk to some of the best trackers in the country to break down the tricks and tips you need to know to read any deer track.

It happens to every hunter: you look away, and then out of the blue a massive buck appears out of nowhere. To become a successful hunter, you need to be able to make a kill shot quickly, quietly, and often unexpectedly, and in this video Steve Bartylla shows you how it's done. It all comes down to practice, but more importantly, it's how you practice.

Here we visit a professional shooting instructor to find out how using a sling can greatly enhance your accuracy with a rifle. There’s a lot more to a rifle sling than just holding the gun on your shoulder. It can offer stability, help you set up a shot in varying positions, and so much more. Take a look at this video to increase your chances of firing that perfect shot when the time comes.

Finding the time to scout, prepare, and set out into the woods can be a challenge for some hunters, so if you do find yourself having to fit in a lot of prep work into a small window of time, this video is the one for you. Here we examine time management and last-minute tips to help you be as successful as you can be with a busy life schedule.

Too many hunters do the same thing, and all of them expect the same result—bringing home a prize whitetail. That’s not how it works out, and you know it. So how can you be a cut above the others? In this video we show you how to hunt smarter, not harder, meaning you have to play the odds, have a lot of options, and know which stand will be productive at what point of the season. This all takes planning, and this video shows you what to do.