For Alec McAlpine harvesting his buck was a long grueling challenge. He and his father hunted hard throughout the entire month of November hoping for something to happen. Finally at the tail end of November things come together. Determination is often what provides hunters with a mature buck. It took a cold front to finally get this deer on his feet during the daylight. Cold fronts and food sources are typically the combination for late season success. —Watch— this father son combination in action.
Keys to Harvesting Mature Deer:
- Food sources early season and late season
- Cold fronts to get bucks on their feet during daylight hours