- Proven deer and habitat management tactics to attract and retain mature whitetail herds
- In-depth examination of white-tailed deer behavior
- Clear plans of action to initiate habitat- and deer-management strategies
As any seasoned hunter knows, there are many variables that go into tagging a buck of a lifetime, but there is one factor that perhaps outweighs all others – habitat. White-tailed Deer Management and Habitat Improvement gives hunters and property owners the tools they require to make their land veritable deer factories. Drawing upon Steve Bartylla's 20-plus years of experience creating and managing whitetail properties, the resource spells out practical and potent strategies to improve every aspect of a hunting parcel.
From creating more cover to adding the right forage to getting whitetails to move to desired areas, the veteran land manager and host of Grow 'em Big leaves no stone unturned when it comes to deer management and habitat improvement. Bartylla also touches upon other key areas of habitat and deer management, such as: property rights, decreasing disturbances and maintaining doe populations. These are topics certain to raise any hunter's or property owner's whitetail and habitat IQ, and are drawn from the expert land manager's hands-on-experience. Perhaps best of all the concepts Bartylla covers in this vividly illustrated resource can be applied to any property size – from 10 to 1,000 acres.
Written in an easy-to-digest format, the resource's ideas and strategies are simple to grasp, even more so with the hundreds of color photographs that support Bartylla’s key points. And the plans laid out in White-tailed Deer Management and Habitat Improvement won't break the bank. In almost every case, the major investment hunters and property owners will have to make is in sweat equity. Don't allow another hunting season go by with an unfilled tag. Tip the odds in your favor for a trophy buck and a healthy deer herd year in and year out with White-tailed Deer Management and Habitat Improvement.