Using Does to Locate Mature Bucks
By: Tony J. Peterson
If you're looking to locate mature bucks in the rut, one good way is to take the time to observe does in the early season
It’s a simple concept, right? Just go hunt where the does like to be and soon enough you’ll be covered in bucks. If you’ve got a 10-acre food plot that is a destination food source and the family groups of does show up each night like clockwork, then by all means, carry on.
Ditto for those hunters who have a locked-up piece of ground and haven’t overhunted the edges of the best agricultural fields on their properties. For those bowhunters, the does will be reliable and so will the bucks.
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