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Gene Wensel's Whitetail Secrets

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Introduction - About Gene Wensel

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Gene Wensel's Whitetail Secrets


  1. Introduction - About Gene Wensel
  2. What do you think are the most common misconception about whitetails?
  3. What is your scouting process when you acquire a new property?
  4. You have a 180" buck loosely patterned in the early season, but the landowner only gives you one week to hunt the property, what week would you choose?
  5. How often do you check your game cameras? Do you feel there is a point where you check them too much and can negatively affect deer movements?
  6. What percentage of your time is spent scouting vs. actually hunting?
  7. You have been hunting whitetails for over 40 years. What do you see as the biggest change in deer behavior?
  8. What are your thoughts on genetically modified deer?
  9. What is the top mistake deer hunters make?
  10. How would you go about hunting a property in North Carolina, or New York?
  11. Celebrity Deer Hunters are all the rage on hunting TV, do you watch these shows? Any of them you like? Dislike?
  12. What is your opinion on using deer urines in mock scrapes?
  13. What is your opinion on QDM?
  14. How close will you place a stand to a deer's bedding area?
  15. Are Midwest states killing too many does?
  16. Do you ever plant food plots? How about habitat improvement projects?
  17. Should more states require antler restrictions like Pennsylvania has done?
  18. Public land in Iowa, or Private land in New Jersey – which would you choose?
  19. What are your thoughts on these new Ozone machines that deer hunters are buying?
  20. Do you feel leasing has helped or hurt whitetail hunting? How about whitetail hunters?
  21. Are you surprised the Pope and Young Club world record whitetail is still unbroken?
  22. Looking back on your early years and early writings, is there anything you've realized you were dead wrong about?
  23. Tell us about your ideal stand placement?
  24. What are your thoughts on deer calls and rattling?
  25. Have you ever used a mechanical broadhead while deer hunting?
  26. How do you see the future of whitetail deer hunting?

About Gene Wensel - Gene, along with his twin brother Barry Wensel, are considered by many to be two of the best deer bowhunters to ever pull back a string. They achieved Whitetail hunting celebrity status the old fashioned way - they earned it. And were household names in bowhunting circles since the early eighties. Gene has been bowhunting for over 50 years, he has countless record-class whitetails to his credit (and all with traditional bows). He has authored nine books including Hunting Rutting Whitetails, One Man's Whitetail, Come November, and more, has produced several popular videos and has authored countless magazine articles on whitetail deer.

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