Preseason Scouting Deer
Preseason scouting deer is very important time of the year to get you ready for the up coming hunting season for a couple of reasons. And it is very enjoyable to be out in the woods again. So when your going preseason scouting deer you need to get to see what the deer population is like, and how many deer survived the winter. And what areas they like to hang out around. And when you are scouting deer you will hopefully see a big mature buck that you would like to go after on opening day. You will get a better look at the terrain of your hunting area. And you will get more comfortable being around deer and learning more about. The deer habits and how they will react in different situations. So when you are scouting deer you will see what method of hunting will work best to get the big buck that you have picked out for opening day. And scouting deer is just a great way to get out and learn more about deer.
With the help of the internet and your computer now, you are now able to use programs like google earth or bing maps to help with your scouting deer . These programs will give you a look at the local road maps, and see how steep the terrain is. So you can get a better idea of where the deer are more likely to be. And get a better idea of where the deer may be travel. You will get a better idea of where the deer bedding grounds are and where there feeding grounds are. By using google earth or bing maps to see where the open fields are that they are using for there feeding grounds, and where the thick cove is that they may be using for there bedding grounds. When you are trying to find there bedding grounds off of google earth and bing maps, Remember deer like to bed down so the wind is at there back so nothing can sneak up on them. And where they can see a long ways. So they can see any danger coming. If you do a little research on your computer before you go out scouting deer. You will have better idea of where to look for the deer. Before you go out to your hunting area. You will have a lot more success at finding that big buck for the up coming hunting season. Remember to take notes of where you are seeing all the deer sign. And mark them down on a map at home. So you will have a better idea where all the deer are. And try to figure out what hunting method you are going to use for the up coming hunting season. And which way the dominate wind are coming from. So when you are out scouting deer plan your hunting trip. So when hunting season comes you will have it all figured out. So you are not trying to figure it out on opening morning. So remember to have fun and be safe out there.