Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.
A wedge used while hinge cutting can increase the life of your trees, direct their fall, and help refine your safety. By hinge-cutting timber, you can create a bedding area sure to draw deer. Learn the techniques of proper hinge cutting in this video.
Most food plot conditions are less than perfect, yet savvy food plotters can still create deer magnets even in tough locations. It’s just a matter of preparation, execution and good plot maintenance. Here's how to do it.