During late season it is important to time moon phases. Deer become more nocturnal during the winter partly because of energy benefits they receive by resting during the day when it’s warmer and moving around to feed at night when it’s colder.
However, during the dark of the moon or several nights with heavy cloud cover, deer will be much more active in the mornings.
Time your hunting with not only the moon, but with cold weather and cold fronts. Time your cold weather with the moon, and your chances of
catching that big buck moving around, especially during the morning, double.
Bob Foulkrod is a member of the
RedHead Pro Hunting Team