Post Rut Strategies for Giant Whitetails
As the Whitetail deer rut begins to wind down, some archery and rifle hunters alike start to lose focus as the grind of hunting nonstop during the breeding season has taken its toll. However, if you have an unfilled tag, it’s time to regroup and become laser focused as the post rut offers opportunities that other stages of the rut do not. Mature bucks expand their home range more during this period than any other time of the season, as their will to breed has them traveling further, looking for the last receptive does.
The tactics during the post rut are like the pre-rut strategies with a few tweaks.