Hunting Leased Land for Whitetail Deer

Question: I have recently leased 497 acres for whitetail hunting in Northeast Texas. In the past, I only hunted public lands where hunters were not allowed to have feeders or food plots, etc. I will not have full access to this deer lease until late October. The property is loaded with pine trees and has some power line right of ways and is surrounded by heavily-wooded areas.

So, what would be the best way to start establishing a decent place to attract whitetail deer and hogs? Please keep in mind that I do not have any equipment such as tractors, disks, and etc to create food plots.

Answer: First, let me say nice job at finding a deer lease! Most hunters have a harder time finding land to lease than they do finding deer once they have a place to hunt. Ideally, you would like to have access to the property earlier, but late October will work. The big advantage you have on leased land is that you have it all to yourself. Continue reading Hunting Leased Land for Whitetail Deer