urban deer hunting Tag Archive

How Tough is New England Hunting?

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There has been a lot of writing recently comparing the best states to hunt with the worst. The consensus of many of these articles is that New England is the worst part of the...

Hunting Walking Trails Is a Special Advantage for the Urban Hunter

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I have heard plenty of hunters complain about hunting in areas with lots of active walking trails. They find it discouraging to have the deer they’ve followed run off...

Climbing Stands—The Special Ops of Suburban Deer Hunting

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Why are climbing stands an advantage in suburban deer hunting? Tree stands are serious business for all of us in the deer woods, be they in rural or urban settings. They come at...

The Science of Fear: Flight Distances

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Understanding flight distances can be a tough. “For several years after moving to Southern New England I can remember calling my father up in Maine and laughing on the phone...

The Science of Fear: Urban Deer Behavior

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The science of fear – one of the most basic and important concepts of suburban deer behavior. As many of you may recall from The Urban Deer Complex, conditioning behavior is...

The Truth About Suburban Buck Core Areas

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The Rut Mainstream hunting media is full of factually sound and well-researched knowledge on whitetail behavior, like a set standard of a buck’s core area. For instance, the...

There is no Such Thing as a Trophy Hunter

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The debate about the trophy hunter is based on a public myth and a categorical misunderstanding. The term “trophy hunter,” as high-jacked by mainstream media, is...

Deer Hunting in New Jersey

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Suburban bowhunting defines deer hunting in New Jersey. Welcome to the northeast mecca of urban whitetail deer hunting—from the mountainous federal land and state parks of the...