Can’t get permission to hunt for whitetails on private property? Go public instead this fall to get your trophy buck
Not every deer hunter has access to private land, but everyone can have the opportunity to hunt on crown land (where hunting is allowed, of course). But is pursuing whitetails on public land a viable option?
It sure is—close to half the deer I’ve harvested were taken on crown land. I’ve also had some of my most memorable hunts on public property. There’s just something exciting and challenging about exploring these areas, and without doubt there are countless opportunities across Canada. So, if private property is not an option for you, you can still have a successful do-it-yourself hunt. Here are six key considerations for putting it all together.