Today on the show we’re joined by Whitetail Properties land specialist and whitetail habitat consultant Jake Ehlinger to talk about micro-managing small properties for big deer.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– Who Jake Ehlinger is and what he does in the whitetail world

– An in-depth examination of Jake Ehlinger’s small Michigan property and what it was like before he began habitat projects

– What Jake has done to improve his small MI property for deer hunting

– What Jake’s property looks like today

– How Jake uses human-created bedding areas and micro-food plots to direct deer movement

– What kind of results Jake’s land improvements have led to

– Food plot advice for small properties

– How Jake hunts his small property

– Advice on hinge cutting

– Should you create individual buck beds?

– What you should consider when managing/hunting super small properties – 10 to 20 acres?

– How to position your food plots on a small property

– How to grow older deer on small properties

– The importance of timing your hunts

– And much, much more!

Show notes, resources, links:

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