In this episode of The Wired To Hunt Podcast we’re discussing “whitetail spring cleaning.” And by that I mean we’ll be chatting about the projects that we’re working on this spring to prepare us for the 2014 hunting season. By the end of this episode you’ll be motivated to get to work and you’ll have some new ideas to bring with you into the woods as well!

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– When and how Dan and I focus on scouting and what we specifically look for

– Why you may want to avoid Dan’s wife if you have a beard

– A few tips on getting mineral sites set and what they can realistically achieve

– Two viewpoints on when the best time to hang tree stands is

– Where the fine line is between cutting too big or too small of shooting lanes

– Tips on determining stealthy access/exit routes to your stands

– Importance of not taking short cuts, keeping focused and staying positive

– The story of what happened to me after drinking two Monster energy drinks in four hours

– A discussion on proper expectations and goals when hunting whitetails

Show Notes, Resources and Links:

– Here’s a link to the blog post discussed at the beginning of the podcast, “The Secret To Killing Big Bucks?”

– While discussing scouting, we reference our conversation last week with Dan Infalt. If you missed that episode, click this link to listen to it now, The Wired To Hunt Podcast Episode #3

– If you’d like more information on minerals for deer, I compiled a bit more information in this blog post, The 4 Things You Need To Know About Minerals For Deer

– During our discussion of access routes, I mentioned the book Creeks & Ditches by Bill Winke. Here’s a link to my full review of the book and details on how to get a copy.

– For more tips on dealing with the mental challenge of hunting (especially during the rut), check out this chapter from our book “The Rules of the Rut“…. The Mental Challenge of Hunting the Rut