How to Predict the Best Days of the Rut for Deer Hunting

How to Predict the Best Days of the Rut for Deer Hunting

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The different phases of the breeding process, commonly known as ‘the rut,’ involve many factors including the amount of daylight, the number of does and bucks in an area, and others. There is no one set thing that spurs this process.

The white-tailed deer rut follows predictable stages of deer behavior. These changes dictate the effectiveness of hunting strategies. Scrape-hunting, for example, might be effective when bucks seek does, but it won’t work later in the rut when most does are already bred or being tended.

Not every buck exhibits the predicted primary behavior on a given date. Several factors, including age, nutrition, health and genetics, can affect the time…



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