Scouting Big Woods Whitetail Bucks with Beau Martonik

Scouting Big Woods Whitetail Bucks with Beau Martonik

Whitetail deer are the most popular big game animal to hunt in North America. Lifelong hunter and outdoorsman Beau Martonik walks you through his tried-and-true steps of finding and scouting bucks in these highly pressured, big woods environments. The skills he will teach you can be applied to other areas, such as farm country, and will bring you years of success of finding the buck you want to pursue.

Scouting Big Woods Whitetail Bucks with Beau Martonik
  • Ch. 1 - Introduction to Scouting Big Woods Whitetail Bucks

    Beau provides you with the knowledge, blueprint, and plan to find success hunting big woods bucks.

  • Ch. 2 - Five Ways To Be a Better Whitetail Deer Hunter

    We can overcomplicate things and get paralysis by analysis when it comes to hunting, but Beau has identified 5 things that will help make you a better deer hunter. Research, Scouting, Planning & Preparation, Practice, and Execution.

  • Ch. 3 - Whitetail Deer E-Scouting Basics

    Beau goes into scouting methods that you can do from the comfort of your home that will make you more efficient in the woods. Understanding the key terrain and vegetation features will begin to give you the foundations to your scouting plan.

  • Ch. 4 - Finding the Spot Within the Spot

    In this chapter, Beau goes into the details of choosing a specific area, identifying pressure areas, marking key terrain and vegetation features, historical wind data, wind mapping, building out your scouting plans, and much more.

  • Ch. 5 - Identifying Important Whitetail Deer Sign

    Beau identifies key sign and what you need to be looking for in the bgi woods. Not all sign looks the same depending on where you are geographically. Learning to identify the key rubs, scrapes, and bedding areas will help you be more consistent across the country.

  • Ch. 6 - Identifying Key Food Sources For Whitetail Deer

    One of the biggest differences between hunting farm country and big woods deer is the food. There are many quality food sources in big timbered areas, but require different tactics to identify them, and how they play an integral part in a deer’s diet.

  • Ch. 7 - In-Season Scouting for Whitetail Deer

    You could be wasting your time sitting in a tree if you aren’t in the right place for the time of year. Your off-season scouting is meant to get you in the game, but scouting during the season will get you in the red zone.

  • Ch. 8 - Spring Scouting for Whitetail Deer

    Post-season scouting takes place either directly after the season or in the spring time before all of the foliage begins to green. You can see all of the sign from the previous season as if it was laid down yesterday. Beau walks you through a strategy to make the most of your scouting time.

  • Ch. 9 - Whitetail Deer Shed Hunting

    Finding shed antlers is much more difficult in the big woods and other public land areas without destination food sources that are accessible. Shed hunting can be helpful when you are looking for a specific age class of deer in a new area or if you are trying to hunt a specific deer.

  • Ch. 10 - Using Trail Cameras to Find & Pattern Whitetail Deer

    Trail cameras are a vital part of Beau’s scouting and hunting plan for big woods, mountain bucks. The data that you get from trail cameras can be extremely useful for future hunts. Utilize different strategies for deploying these cameras depending on the time of year and experience in a particula...

  • Ch. 11 - Summer Scouting for Whitetail Deer

    In this chapter, Beau is going to show you how you can locate bucks in the summer and how that can fit into your overall scouting plan. Utilizing trail cameras, glassing strategies, and other scouting tactics, you can find the buck you want to hunt well before hunting season.

  • Ch. 12 - Winter Scouting for Whitetail Deer

    Scouting with snow on the ground can teach you a lot about deer movement and how they are navigating the landscape. Beau will walk you through multiple strategies on how to use the snow to your advantage during the cold, winter months.

  • Ch. 13 - Top Ten Scouting Whitetail Deer Takeaways

    Beau gives you his top ten takeaways for whitetail scouting to locate and make a plan to hunt the buck you’ve been chasing.