Antlerless Deer Harvest Principles

Chuck Sykes – The Management Advantage Consulting Over the years, research has provided us sound management criteria to assist land and wildlife managers in improving the deer herds around the nation.   I think TMA followers, under most circumstances, we have a pretty good idea of what we should do when it comes to buck harvest.  […]

Harvest Regulations for Deer Management

Chuck Sykes – The Management Advantage Consulting Inevitably, when I meet with a new landowner or give a seminar to a hunting club, the first thing out of their mouth when harvest regulations are discussed is; yes we are protecting our bucks.   We only shoot bucks that are 8pt. or better. Most hunters believe that […]

The Future of Deer Management

Chuck Sykes – The Management Advantage Consulting and Erich Long – Drumming Log Wildlife Management Where do you think the future of deer hunting or better yet, deer management is headed?  Erich Long, a wildlife consultant from Ohio, handles quite a bit of our management work throughout the mid-west.  He and I decided to team up […]

Wildlife Management in Pine Plantations

Chuck Sykes – The Management Advantage Consulting With our consulting business, I have had to deal with many cases of wildlife management misperceptions over the years.    They come in a wide variety of subjects from food plot seed, harvest recommendations, to lake management.  Even though the subject matter may be different, the ideas behind […]

The Highs and Lows of Deer Hunting

Chuck Sykes – The Management Advantage Consulting Casey and I experienced a tough fall through our Midwest deer hunting tour. The tough times really put a damper on the remainder of my deer season. When I returned to Alabama in December, I had lost all the desire to deer hunt. Thankfully, I had a job […]