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deer hunting tips

Fly Fishing | Meat-Up

Posted by Toren Shirk

Cervicide HQ is on the road and will be stopping at the Jacob’s Creek Recreation Area to fish the South Holston on February 19th and 20th. If you’re in the area or just want to come on out and spend a couple days fishing, come join us!

Waterfowl Videography with Tactacam

Posted by Toren Shirk

Rob Nally will be hosting a webinar on how to collect the best waterfowl hunting footage using the Tactacam System.   Feel free to drop any topics you would like […]

Pre Rut Stand Selection

Posted by Dalton Will

Whitetail bucks, especially big whitetail bucks, can be notoriously difficult to kill. They are smart, wary, and have particularly keen senses of smell, hearing, and eyesight. However, every autumn, like […]

The beginner’s guide to scouting…

Posted by Dalton Will

Life is cyclical. The globe spins, hurtling us through time and space at a thousand miles per hour (literally) causing the seasons to move. Winter loses it’s icy grip on […]

mental games

Posted by GRANT MEYER

the story As soon as the bolt left my crossbow I had a pit in my stomach, the wind had started to shift and it was now or never; I […]

patience gone in the wind

Posted by Logan Dewald

GUILTY Most of us are guilty of it. Knowing the buck you’re after is consistently coming to one spot like clockwork, but not having a lot of time to get […]

What Trees and Shrubs to Plant for Wildlife

Posted by Tyler Heeter

Is your property lacking food or cover? Does your property need cover, food, or a mix of both? A mix of both is highly preferred for many wildlife species to […]

My First Buck…A Moment 13 Years in the Making

Posted by Josh

The Start of a Passion When people ask a deer hunter about their first time harvesting a buck, typically the story goes something like “I was 12 years old sitting […]

Breaking Down the Pre-Rut, Rut and Post Rut

Posted by Toren Shirk

Now onto everyone’s favorite topic Reproduction. The pre-rut, rut and post rut can be a magical time to be in the woods and can be the most frustrating. This time […]

Cover & Water

Posted by Toren Shirk

Cover This topic is somewhat of an oxymoron. We are talking about deer movement but one of the topics is cover, where deer will bed down for most of the […]

Deer Movement

Posted by Toren Shirk

Deer are diurnal, meaning that most of their movement occurs around sunset and sunup.  Deer Movement is based around 4 things that all deer need. Food Cover Water Reproduction Let’s […]

Learning How to Scout Effectively

Posted by Toren Shirk

Learning How to Scout Effectively E-SCOUTING Let’s say we want to scout this piece of land. First things we want to do is mark the special terrain features. -Saddles -Benches […]