Today on the show we are joined by Whitetail Properties land specialist and habitat consultant Jake Ehlinger to get an on-the-ground tour of his very own whitetail paradise and then break down exactly how he created it.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– A basic breakdown of how Jake went about getting a hunting property, what it was like when he got started, and how he began improving it

– How Jake makes his small property hunt like a big one

– Jake’s “aha” moment when improving his property

– How Jake creates and improves bedding areas

– Why Jake creates openings and paths throughout bedding areas

– How Jake “sweetens” bedding areas

– Using small sapling sprouts for deer food

– Spacing of habitat/bedding on a small property

– Properly locating food plots

– Can you have too many does?

– The story of “Brutus” and how this hunt demonstrated the success of Jake’s habitat work

– Jake’s thoughts on the moon and other variables that impact deer movement

–  Trail camera strategies

– How Jake uses mock scrapes and licking branches to sweeten certain areas of his property

– How Jake finds and creates great access routes

– Why some places should not have quality habitat

-And much, much more!

Show notes, resources, links:

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