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Posted: 27 October 2017 01:56 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Has anyone been seeing any signs of the rut? There have been a few scrapes in the last few days and a couple of rubs but nothing to serious in my neck of the woods… Good luck to all this year.

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Posted: 27 October 2017 07:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I have 2 bucks fighting on cameras. I figure between the quick weather changes and the farmers finishing up it should fire up.

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Posted: 29 October 2017 04:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Activity has picked up - more bucks on their feet feet after 11:00 am than last week - found lots of new rubs and scrapes from Halloween till gun season is my favorite.

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Posted: 30 October 2017 02:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I saw 2 bucks chasing on my Saturday afternoon sit.  I didn’t get a good look at the bigger one but guessing he may have been a nice 10 pointer.

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Posted: 04 November 2017 08:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Activity is picking up. Shot a 10 pointer on Friday that was walking around. Saw a couple of younger bucks chasing a doe. I don’t think she was ready though.

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Posted: 06 November 2017 07:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Should be full on by next weekend for a 3 day sit Fri to Sun in S IL!

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Posted: 08 November 2017 04:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Got one Nov 2nd.  Field dressed 225#‘s 9 pt.  Scrapes and rubs on the rise.

 

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Posted: 10 November 2017 01:00 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Drop everything and get into the timber.  Now.  Most intense chasing phase I have seen in years, possibly ever.  Shot this guy on 11/09.

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Posted: 10 November 2017 01:04 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Thanks, I wish I could drop everything. I did go out this morning took a half day out of teaching. sh don’t tell. I had deer flu!!! I saw hardly anything. Hopefully I can get back out after basketball practice. GREAT BUCK!!!

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Posted: 10 November 2017 01:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Keep at it.  The morning hunts have been 10 times better than the afternoon hunts.  But that’s the way it always seems to be for me at least.

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