Do Deer Feel Pain?

Joseph Cea asks two questions. 1. Can we refute anti-hunters claims that deer feel emotions? 2. And in that same vein… what about the concept of animals and if they feel pain?

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Deer Urine Devices

Danny Snyder from West Virginia writes to ask what I think about the devices that heat up deer urine to attract bucks during the rut. He also wants to know if there is data to back up the use of these devices.

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Attracting Deer To Your Stand

A question comes from Rick Herd from Greensburg, Pa. He asks, “Other than baiting, (illegal in some states including Pennsylvania), what methods can one use to attract deer to a hunting stand or blind?”

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Mock Scrapes: What Scent Works Best?

Ben Koerth and James Kroll know as much about the behavior of rutting whitetails as any two biologists in the country. They conducted a fascinating study looking at what scents attract deer to scrapes. What they found was amazing, and may change the way you hunt this fall!

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