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  • 2012/2013 Southern Rut Forecast. Deer and Deer Hunting 36(5):16-28.  
  • Aging deer before harvest: Turning a hunter into a manager. Delta Wildlife.   Download
  • Antler regulation effects on white-tailed deer on Mississippi public hunting areas. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies 59:1-9.   Download
  • Antler regulations: navigating the tangled thicket (Part 1). Quality Whitetails 13(3):30-36.   Download
  • Antler regulations: navigating the tangled thicket (Part 2). Quality Whitetails 13(4):26-30.   Download
  • Antler regulations: navigating the tangled thicket (Part 3). Quality Whitetails 13(5):72-78.   Download
  • Buck movements and mortality: limitations in QDM programs. Quality Whitetails 6(3):5-8.   Download
  • Can protection of yearling bucks lead to high-grading? Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks, Wildlife Issues 3(1):14, 19.  
  • Developing successful quality deer management cooperatives. Quality Deer Management Association, Watkins, GA. 11 pages.  
  • Effects of selective harvest on antler size in white-tailed deer: a modeling approach. Journal of Wildlife Management 76():48-56   Download
  • Effects of selective-harvest strategies on white-tailed deer antler size Wildlife Society Bulletin 29:509-520.  
  • Harvest strategy affects the distribution of male breeding success and genetic structure in white-tailed deer. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference Canada. 9/2004  
  • Making Sense of Selective Buck Harvest.  Quality Whitetails 20(1):48-52.   Download
  • Managing bucks means managing expectations. Quality Whitetails 15(3):22-30.   Download
  • Managing for antler production: understanding age, nutrition, and genetic influences. FWRC Research Advances. 4 pages.   Download
  • Role of Genetics in Management of White-tailed Deer. Pages 59-71 in Wildlife Management Symposium: Integrated Nutrition and Genetic Applications. San Marcos, TX.  
  • Selecting bucks for harvest: the hurdles of managing age structure and antler quality. Quality Whitetails 15(4):58-66.   Download
  • Selective Buck Harvest: A Closer Look at the Feasibility of Managing Genetics in the Wild. Quality Whitetails 20(2):64-68.   Download
  • Selective Doe Harvest Quality Whitetails 19(4):36-37.   Download
  • Selective-harvest strategies. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks, Wildlife Issues 1(1):5.  
  • Stockpiling Older-aged Bucks: Separating Fact from Fiction. Alabama Wildlife Magazine.   Download
  • The need for doe harvest in Mississippi. Delta Wildlife.   Download
  • The Role of Genetics and Nutrition in Deer Management Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3013   Download
  • Using Antler Restrictions to Manage for Older-Aged Bucks. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2427. 16pp.   Download
  • White-tailed deer home range size and movements influence management unit size and disease spread. Southwestern Naturalist 55 (4):488-492.   Download