This hands-on guide explains no-nonsense techniques on how to develop a well-balanced and well-planned food plot and deer management program that will enhance your deer hunting success tenfold.
Peter Fiduccia has successfully planted food plots for deer and other wildlife for more than twenty years. His know-how and sage advice will help you grow more successful food plots and improve your daily deer sightings and buck harvests. Through practical, understandable, and easy-to-apply information, this food plot authority divulges the plants that are guaranteed to attract bucks and keep them coming to your land when you want them there most—during the hunting season.
Fiduccia shares these time-tested planting tips and techniques that he has used on his own land to help you grow food plots like a pro.
Some of the topics in this essential guide include:
Growing larger-antlered bucks
Food plot hunting tactics
Tips to lure bucks in November
Go nuts! Plant mast trees
Tactically placing food plots
Other wildlife plant choices
Dead deer do talk!
Unique shrub and tree ideas
How to age deer accurately
Keeping detailed harvest records
Real-world buck management
Winter-hardy plant selections
Basic practices for adult bucks
Clovers that survive in winter
This practical guide, with totally up-to-date information on planting food crops in a world of global warming and a changing climate, will help you take your planting skills and deer management knowledge to the next level for better deer hunting and a healthier herd.
Peter J. Fiduccia is one of the most recognized authorities in the deer hunting community, known throughout North America as the “Deer Doctor.” He is an award-winning journalist and has hosted the Woods n Water television series for more than thirty years. Fiduccia was the founder and consulting editor for Whitetail Hunting Strategies magazine and his writings have been published in ten books and numerous magazines. He lives with his wife, Kate, in Otsego County, New York.