A View From a Suburban Deer Bed

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Biology, mainstream hunting media, and common beliefs have all given us a very specific view of what whitetail bedding should look like, whether it’s doe beds or big buck beds. We look into thickets with some coveted belief that there is no doubt that this is where my suburban giant is bedded; or maybe it’s those large inclines where a mature buck could see hundreds of yards from and use fear warning that a human is coming. If you live in big woods or farm country you are probably right, but if you hunt in suburban America you are most likely wrong.

With some of the biggest bucks I have put on the ground, I have found one common trait. These suburban deer bedded where they could always watch humans. The psychology of it is simple- if they can see what we are doing at all times, well they feel safer…

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