Bits and Pieces Part 2

Deer Management in Pines This week we are still in Alabama discussing deer management in pines. This stand of pines is in its first thinning and is 15 years old. Every fifth row of trees gets cut leaving linear openings that are perfect for planting food plots. These plots are oriented in a way to […]

Bits and Pieces

Pine Management and Deer Hunting Pine trees dominate the landscape in the south and pine management is a way of life. People rely heavily on them for income just as farmers do on corn and soybeans in the Midwest. Like it or not, pine plantations are here to stay and as wildlife managers we have […]

Don’t Feel Left Out

Erich Long – Drumming Log Wildlife Management You just got done watching your favorite deer management web show on the internet and with a click of the mouse you turn to your email.  Just great, you think to yourself as you scroll through emails from your friends who keep sending you pictures of their food […]

Growing Pains

Deer Management Mother nature dictates most of what we do in deer management. In 2012, much of the country has experienced a record dry and hot summer. Casey Shoopman, editor and videographer for The Management Advantage, has had to rewrite his management plan for his family farm in Illinois because of the weather. This year, […]

How Has Quality Deer Management Changed You?

Erich Long – Drumming Log Wildlife Management There’s a story behind every sportsman and women out there of how and why they got started deer hunting.  Growing up in a rural community in Northeast Ohio, my best friend  and I decided to become bow hunters.  Now this was in the mid eighties and bow hunting was […]