By Mark Kenyon

For those of you who are basketball fans, it’s an exciting time of year with March Madness getting started this week! But it’s also a special time as a deer hunter. The doldrums of winter are fading away, and with the spring melt comes a whole slew of new whitetail related projects to get involved with. Whether you’re shooting your bow, hanging stands, scouting properties or finding shed antlers – I hope you’re getting outside and enjoying the great outdoors. But in between your outdoor adventures and basketball marathons, I’d also encourage you to check out a few of the great whitetail articles below as well. That said, enjoy the first official weekend of spring, and stay wired to hunt!

Bowhunting Tip: How to Shoot Better in 30 Minutes – Whitetail365: Here’s a quick and simple way to improve your bowhunting accuracy. I promise if you do this consistently, you’ll be a better shot by the time deer hunting season rolls around this fall.

Food Now for Bigger Antlers this Spring! – Growing Deer TV Blog: Dr. Grant Woods discusses the importance of nutrition and minerals at this time of year for your local deer herd.

Deer Hunting Tips: Scout Now For Next Year’s Whitetails – Big Buck Zone: Craig Dougherty hammers home an important point, that being that now is the time to scout for whitetail sign.

Get Cash Assistance for Habitat Projects – If you’re looking to improve the habitat on your hunting property, you may be able to get government assistance. This article highlights a handful of those opportunities.

The Wicked Tough Hand Saw – Our friends at Wicked Tree Gear have been getting great feedback on their saws so far, and here is another glowing review of their hand saw. If you don’t have one of these in your hunting pack yet, you need to give one a try!