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Welcome to the Whitetails.com's Antler Rattling Hunting Tips. Select the tip you want, and enjoy the knowledge. * Beating around the bush * Collecting shed antlers * Don't rattle too much * Fixing those rattling antlers * Late season rattling * Rattling in many deer
Beating around the bush If hunting on the ground, when rattling, try to hit and rake your antlers against bushes and tree limbs and you can break tree limbs. You can use the base of your antler to simulate stomping and pawing the ground. This will give off a natural sound of two deer fighting. Sent...
Set up your own shed antler collection site. Go to your favorite deer feeding area and drive heavy wooden stakes into the ground in the form of a "V". Cover the wooden stakes with chicken wire. Pour corn or other deer feed in the corner of the "V". Chances are a shedding bucks antlers will get...
Don't rattle too much Deer only push each other around for short periods of time, so don't rattle too long or you could spook the deer. When a deer approaches, begin tapping the antlers lighter almost teasing the deer. Sent In By: Steven AngleLocation: Mercersburg, PA
Have a set of deer antlers and you want to try antler ratting? First, remove the antlers from the scull or scull cap. Cut off the brow tines, if it has them. Then drill a small hole near the base of the antlers. Take a small rope, run it through the holes and tie at both ends to make a neck loop....
Late season rattling After the post rut is over and January sets in deer, especially bucks begin to become less territorial. Trying to rattle is out of the question right? I think not. Next time your stumped in your late hunting season, get one of your buddies to go out with you and place him or...
Rattling in many deer When you try to rattle in deer you shouldn't grind you antlers together. The way that I rattle the antlers is I just tickle them together. Instead of not seeing any bucks, you'll see many young bucks and older bucks. Sent In By: Chase SlabaughLocation: Caledonia, IL
Be extra quiet as you approach your deer hunting stand. Prior to hunting season, use a rake to clear leaves and twigs from your stand approach trail. Rake the trail for about 50 yards from your stand. During the hunting season you can rake your trail as you leave your hunting stand. Being extra...