The Big Woods Bucks Podcast

Come explore the big woods and timber in North America with Master Maine Guide and deer tracker Hal Blood. Listen to Hal and co-hosts and Maine guides Lee Libby and Joe Kruse as they unlock the secrets to big woods whitetails. Each episode will provide insights into the tried and true system Hal has used for the last 40 years to hunt big woods bucks. Listen to Hal's legendary adventures and learn how to apply a lifetime's worth of lessons from the big woods to your own hunting and outdoor adventures.

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113 | “Refresher Course for Your Fall Deer Scouting in the Big Woods”

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
113 | “Refresher Course for Your Fall Deer Scouting in the Big Woods”
  • 2nd season Maine Moose Hunt Results.
  • When leaves come down it is time to scout.
  • Most leaves come down in the mountains sooner than anywhere
  • Scout a little later because leaves cover up sign
  • Should wait till bucks move into fall range in October
  • Last week of October generally signposts start to get hit
  • Daylight controls everything.
  • Been seeing lot of fawns which is good sig der herd is healthy.
  • Lots of people look in the wrong areas for signpost. Hal steers you in the right direction.
  • Bedding and feeding areas in the big woods? Do they exist?
  • Your favorite buck spot might not be good this year. Why?
  • Sitting in hardwoods where you can the farthest is probably not best place. Why?
  • Spend 90% of your time in the 10%. How do you find 10% area?
  • Don’t forget to use the discount code for your onX membership. Go to on and enter discount code bwb for 20% discount. Please keep important feedback. Please use the link below. The Big Woods Team…

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