deer communicate not only with scent but they also communicate with various vocalizations.
We as hunters have heard many of these sounds ourselves. But the key to helping
you use these sounds as tools is to know what sound, how much and when to use
these sounds to help you in your quest for that trophy Whitetail.
the off season you need to work on imitating some of these and by the fall hunting
season you will be a master. Read the description and click on the sound button
to hear an example of the call. After listening to the call click you back button
to return to the list.
Non Aggressive Deer Calls
This sound is a doe's way of locating other deer of her family group . This call
can be used all year long.
Grunts are a doe's way of saying come here , also to call her fawns at feeding
time . It is critical to keep the call soft as a loud grunt is too aggressive
of a call.
A buck grunt is a deeper pitch than a doe grunt , it means the same thing . The
older the buck the deeper the tone.
As the buck chases the doe as the rut approaches he is frustrated, and makes a
series of soft grunts while trailing her. It's the bucks way of asking her to
stop so he can be breed with her.
This sound's a lot like a calf bawl , but it is a series of buck bleats. This
signals the bucks desire for company.
This is a non aggressive and social behaviour that all bucks do after shedding
their velvet . This is when the bucks learn who can whip the other . This process
does not prevent serious fights later on during the rut.
This is the sound that a buck makes during the courtship when the doe stops running
, but won't let the buck breed her. It's a non aggressive and frustration call
This is the sound that a Doe makes to signal that her breeding time is near.
This is the sound that a Doe makes to signal that she ready to breed RIGHT NOW.
Aggressive Deer Calls
Deer make this sound to intimidate other deer and prevent fights. This call is
often made by a rut- crazed buck when confronted with a rival. This sound can
send smaller buck running from the area.
Another rut crazed Bucks sound to intimidate other deer and prevent fights when
confronted with a rival. This sound can also send smaller buck running from the
This is a short aggressive rattling sequence to possibly lure in less aggressive,
but curious buck, as well as the local dominant whitetail buck of the area. To
make this sound like a real fight sniffs, wheezes and grunts have also been thrown
in for added effect.