Whether you lease, own or just have access to a small piece of private land, you can improve it to make it more deer-friendly. This is all about helping you achieve those goals - and more!
Whether you lease, own or just have access to a small piece of private land, you can improve it to make it more deer-friendly. This is all about helping you achieve those goals - and more! DEERTOPIA is a spin-off of the wildly popular YouTube program “Grow ’em Big with Steve Bartylla.” A veteran land manager with 25-plus years of experience, Steve provides real-world advice and techniques that will shorten your learning curve toward producing bigger and healthier deer, while also offering proven hunting tactics. Each episode is aimed at making your piece of deer hunting ground the very best that it can be!
After years of being supported by those of you who have read, watched or slept through his teachings, Steve just wants to give all of you a very sincere thank you.
We all do our best to pattern whitetails in the early season, but is it as effective as we think it is? Or are the few regular habits we're able to document just the tip of the iceberg?
Maximizing the antler size of the bucks on your property means you have to think about nutrition year-round. We'll tell you what can be done to help deer reach their full genetic potential.
Scouting is an essential skill that you'll want to master if you intend to be successful in the deer woods. Even if that means just making sure that you and those you share your hunts with are having fun.
Whitetail bucks choose their core areas throughout the year for many reasons. Figuring out why, will go a long way toward helping your habitat improvements attract more bucks to the area.
The challenges of managing land that isn't right in your back yard can be difficult to overcome. Steve invites guests to share their insights on how to maximize the time you have to produce the best possible deer hunting for your land.
It's a lot easier to avoid bumping deer when they can't see you, which is why Steve Bartylla recommends screening cover.
If they do not see you, if they do not hear you, if they do not SMELL you! You were never there.
Steve shares the screen with food plot experts Todd Stittleburg & Adrian Chapman.
Steve talks about how he strategically uses ground blinds rather than tree stands to increase he chances of success in the deer woods.
In this episode Steve explains one great way to learn more about whitetails that you probably haven't considered before.
Keeping deer unaware of your presence in the deer woods is perhaps the #1 reason for your success. Steve explain how to ensure you're making the lowest impact you possible can.
Iain Wallace of Chestnut Hill Outdoors helps salvage our failed nurseries with a few useful tips.