How many deer hunters do you know that refuse to 'take a doe' on opening weekend of gun season? Fact is, very seldom do you take a trophy buck on opening day. Some of the best-managed leases state that the 1st deer you kill must be a doe or a mountable buck. This helps you manage the buck/doe ratio easier and faster. Also, by reducing the doe population you are making the bucks get out of the thickets and cruise for a girlfriend...vastly increase your odds of seeing him during the rut. Fact...if you have a lot of does, the bucks will stay in the thickets and let the girls come to them. MANAGE YOUR BUCK/DOE RATIO AND YOU WILL KILL BETTER BUCKS.