Tips for hunting the rut

Hunting Deer During the Rut

The word “rut” is derived from the Latin “rugire” which means “to roar”. It is used to describe the mating season of mammals. It includes sheep, goats, deer, camels, bison, antelope, giraffes etc.   What does it mean when a deer is in a rut? In males, the rut is characterized by an increase in testosterone and…