QDM – The Forgotten Practice

Doe management has taken an undeserving backseat to the obsession of killing big, giant bucks.  Hunting & habitat media oftentimes have tunnel vision when it comes to developing substantial headgear.  Surprisingly, many gimmicks have replaced the tried & true method of Quality Deer Management.   Quality Deer Management fundamentals are entrenched in regulating antlerless deer harvests. However, theContinue reading “QDM – The Forgotten Practice”

BHA Pint Night – Charleston, SC

I’ll be speaking at the SC BHA chapter event 9/23 about whitetail conservation & management. I’m very much looking forward to the opportunity and hopefully will see your there! Public Lands Day Celebration with South Carolina BHA! Looking for a great evening with like-minded folks that share a passion for the outdoors? Join the SouthContinue reading “BHA Pint Night – Charleston, SC”

Southern Outdoorsmen Podcast Video

Whitetails can absolutely thrive on pine farms and natural movement can certainly be patterned. I was honored to record a guest spot for Jacob and Andrew w/ Southern Outdoorsmen Podcast. We covered many, many topics. Check out the interview!

Former TN Wildlife Resources Agency biologist: agency manipulated data on deer disease

By Anita Wadhwani, Tennessee Lookout Published September 7, 2023 at 11:20 AM CDT In a lawsuit filed against the agency, the former employee claims officials misled the public about the rate of neurological disorder in deer, changing protocols to avoid admitting mistakes A state biologist claims he was confronted in his home by law enforcement officersContinue reading “Former TN Wildlife Resources Agency biologist: agency manipulated data on deer disease”

Pass the Torch: a Father’s Day remark

I’ve been fortunate in my life to share time with outstanding mentors and role models that have shaped & crafted my woodsmanship, wildlife conservation & hunting ethics.  As impactful as they all have been, my father has been the most influential. A father is who instills manners, respect, and moral doctrines.  All of which takeContinue reading “Pass the Torch: a Father’s Day remark”

WTOC Savannah Afternoon Break

I must say, it was pretty cool to discuss wildlife conservation with a new audience.  I wonder how many viewers had zero knowledge of the extreme population issues quail and turkeys face in the South?  Check out the link below.  I’m certainly no Dan Rathers but I guess that’s obvious.  The link below has the entire clip. https://www.wtoc.com/2023/01/31/expert-gives-tips-land-wildlife-conservation/

Wired to Hunt: Episode 529

It was a very rewarding experience to share my story with Mark Kenyon on Wired to Hunt. Mark is a phenomenal interviewer and I’m humbled to have been asked to record with him. I’m not a pro or formally educated wildlife manager. However, I think my experiences and success through failures will resonate with listeners.

My Story

The whitetail hunt is 365 days for me. I’m not a “professional influencer” slinging product that promises state record success. I’m an average hunter wanting to share my experiences and journey managing my family farm in South Carolina. Everyone’s hunt is different and what works for me may not jive with you. My passion forContinue reading “My Story”


If you have interest in improving wildlife habitat or designing effective hunting setups, please reach out to me. Goals can range from seeing and holding more deer to growing larger headgear. It all depends on your hunt and what you enjoy. It doesn’t simply have to be “growing big giant bucks”. Habitat practices will notContinue reading “Consulting”

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