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Episode 037- Southeast Deer Study Group 2018 Recap w/ Lindsay Thomas Jr. of the QDMA

Down South Hunting Podcast

Release Date: 04/19/2018

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Mike Higman interviews Lindsay Thomas Jr, editor of Quality Whitetails magazine, the journal of QDMA, and the QDMA's Director of Communications, about the 2018 Southeast Deer Study Group. Our 2nd episode was with Lindsay discussing the 2017 meeting and it has been very popular. You can listen to it here. We are excited to have Lindsay back to discuss the latest in deer studies and wildlife science in the whitetail world.

Lindsay Thomas Jr. has been a member of the QDMA staff since 2003. Prior to joining the staff of QDMA, he was an editor at a Georgia hunting and fishing news magazine for nine years. Throughout his career as an editor, he has written and published numerous articles on deer management and hunting. He earned his journalism degree at the University of Georgia.


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What We Learn In This Episode:

  • What is the Southeast Deer Study Group?
  • How accurate is visual jaw bone analysis compared to cementum annuli?
  • Monitoring bucks using trail camera photos during the rut.
  • What are DMAPs and how do they benefit hunters?
  • How effective is coyote trapping and and what is its affect on the population?
  • Do does prefer bucks with bigger antlers?

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