By Mark Kenyon

Another week down, another week closer to the rut. And boy, we’re right on the precipice. Any day now we’re going to start seeing increased pre-rut related movement, and with the cold front that hit much of the country over the past day or two, things ought to be getting good as we speak. That said, if you can, be in a tree this weekend!

Until then though, we’ve got our weekly round-up of the best deer hunting blog posts from across the web. Check out the links below and good luck this weekend!

The October Lull or The Time Between? – Outdoor Life: Tony Hansen’s take on mid-October hunting.

3 Studies, 3 Strikes for the October Lull – This one takes a look at three different studies that all point to the October Lull being a myth.

How to Hunt When Acorns are Everywhere – An abundance of acorns can make for tough hunting, but there are ways to still get it done …

How To Consistently Be Successful Hunting Public Land – Antler Geeks: A few simple but solid tips for public land hunts.

#1 Way To Spook A Mature Buck – Whitetail Habitat Solutions: Jeff Sturgis outlines his thoughts on the #1 way to spook big old bucks.

October 21: The Best Hunting Starts This Weekend – Mike Hanback’s Big Deer Blog: Mike agrees with my above summary, things should be getting good soon!