Early-Season Deer Hunting Tactics Quiz

Early-Season Deer Hunting Tactics Quiz
Light rattling simulates nonaggressive sparring matches that typically occur once bucks are out of velvet, which is why you should always have your rattle call with you during the early-season. (Lynn Burkhead photo)

Think you're ready to knock a big buck down during the early season? Take our "Early-Season Deer Hunting Tactics" quiz and find out for sure

With the early deer season barely underway, treestands should be in place, shooting lanes cleared and you better be mentally prepared for the challenges ahead. Hot temperatures, bloodthirsty insects, scent-control issues and abundant whitetail food sources can make it extremely tough to pinpoint, pattern and connect with a top-heavy giant during the early pre-rut period.

However, with the right game plan and hunting strategies, you can punch that buck tag well before cooler temperatures and the much-anticipated rut arrives. Take the "Early-Season Deer Hunting Tactics Quiz" right now to test your knowledge and use the helpful information from the quiz to increase your chances of scoring big during the early weeks of season.

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