9 Deer Hunting Myths That You Probably Fell For!

Once You Spook a Buck, He’ll Book It

South Texas Whitetail Buck emerging from the brush

Again, the mysticism surrounding “wise” or “cunning” big bucks is mostly just that. Bucks that get spooked aren’t heading for a different zip code.

In fact, studies show that the more pressure bucks encounter, the more the tend to confine their movements to core areas.

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The reason you may not see him again is that he may stay even closer to his bedding area and/or restrict his movements in the daylight.

Hunting pressure can cause deer to be more leery in the daylight hours, preferring to move under the cover of night.


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