Caleb Combs of Stuart Ranch Outfitters provides a whitetail rut update for Oklahoma. Location: western Oklahoma Rut stage: post rut Current buck movement: 8/10
Projected buck movement: 8/10
As I just witnessed, early post rut hunting can be an awesome time to kill a mature buck. Trail cams and personal encounters have shown that almost all of our big bucks have been active during daylight hours.
Big bucks have been spotted on food sources, and are still showing some inte
Shane Olson of Habitat Solutions provides a whitetail rut update for Oklahoma. Location: northern Oklahoma Rut stage: pre-rut
Current buck movement: 7/10 Projected buck movement: 9/10
Unlike earlier in the season, deer have been more visible in the morning this week. Specifically younger bucks and does can be found heading to their beds in daylight.
The evening hours have mature bucks on their feet early, like one to two hours before sunset. There's a really strong acorn