How Far Away Can a Buck Smell Doe Urine?

Buck Licking a Branch

I have to admit that I have always been fascinated by the incredible sensory abilities of deer, particularly when it comes to their sense of smell. I suspect that many hunters really underestimate the power of a deer’s olfactory platform. Through my day job, I have many conversations about deer scents and attractants. One commonly … Read more

Can Deer Smell Coffee?

Group of Does in the Edge of a Field

Through my employment position, I get to talk to deer hunters frequently and discuss all sorts of interesting topics. One topic that has come up several times is the question asking can deer smell coffee? I’m a diehard coffee drinker and am one of those deer hunters that carry a thermos of coffee into the … Read more

Tips For Deer Hunting The Moon Phases

Having been deer hunting for a few decades, I’m still amazed at some of the old-school deer hunting information that science and research have proven to be incorrect. For me, one such thing is how the moon phases can impact deer activity. My dad’s brothers (my uncles) introduced me to deer hunting, and one uncle … Read more