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Best Draw Weight for Bow Hunters

Best Draw Weight for Bow Hunters

Introduction Today, according to Outdoor Life, bowhunters and crossbow hunters take 25 percent of the 5.86 million whitetails killed in the U.S. and Canada. Compound bows are used the most frequently. They permit you to hold more weight and the pulleys reduce the...

Cold Fronts and Rut Activity

Cold Fronts and Rut Activity

Knowing the best time to plan a hunt is the goal of every whitetail deer hunter. The overriding predictor of buck activity is the peak of rut activity in the autumn during the whitetail doe estrous cycle. For each area, this period happens at the same time each...

Shed Hunting

Shed Hunting

Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch is excited to announce that shed season is here! If you haven’t yet made shed hunting a family tradition, now’s the time to start. Get everyone together for some great outdoor fun, fresh air, healthy exercise, quality family time, and some...

Advantages of a Guided Hunt

Advantages of a Guided Hunt

With whitetail season in your crosshairs, you might be debating trying a guided hunt this year. You’ve done pretty good hunting on your own in past years, but you’re wondering if a guided hunt could offer some bigger and better opportunities. So what advantages...

Deer Hunters’ Backpack Checklist

Deer Hunters’ Backpack Checklist

The leaves are turning color and you know deer season is nearly here. Just like anybody else, deer hunters, even those with lots of experience, can benefit from a checklist! You sure don’t want to get caught in the woods without that flashlight, fresh batteries, or...

Benefits of Eating Deer Meat

Benefits of Eating Deer Meat

Who’s going to pass up unprocessed, antibiotic-free meat that costs you nothing? Not us! Here’s what you should know about making venison a regular part of your diet. Not only does venison taste great, but it also contains less fat than beef and is chock full of...

Wildfires and Whitetails

Wildfires and Whitetails

The prevalence of massive wildfires, particularly in the Northwest, has given pause to hunters across the country. No matter your preferred game, you have to question how these disastrous fires affect the animals, the ecosystem, and hunting conditions both now and...