Some areas look deer-ish, but if the food is absent, the deer will be too. Mast is a key to fall hunting.
Acorns, berries, and other mast corps will draw the deer. . Later in the fall deer often turn towards browse and feed heavily on leaves and stems from such ash, maple, wild rose, and snow berry. Remember deer food doesn’t always look like food to you. Learning which native plants the deer prefer in your area will improve your odds for success. A tell-tale sign deer are feeding in an area is the presence of fresh droppings.