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Sat Nov 07, 2009 10:05 pm
Like everyone else I always hate the time change. Working 6 days a week my hunting now has switched from evenings after work to mornings on the way in. That's when I start hunting close to the shop so I have about 1 1/2 hours of daylight each morning. I usually place my stands a hundred yards or so from the road so I can get to my truck fast.
I've been doing this so long now that it's hard for me to stay in a stand longer than a few hours at a time...
This morning paid off pretty good, about 20 mins after daylight a nice 9 pt. came by checking out the local gals and gave me a sweet 20 yard shot. I watched him go down and slipped out to work then came back in the afternoon to bring him in.
Sat Nov 07, 2009 10:19 pm
I saw an 8 about the same size as him in my neighbors yard yesterday morning chasing a doe.
Sat Nov 07, 2009 10:43 pm
Don McCombs wrote:I saw an 8 about the same size as him in my neighbors yard yesterday morning chasing a doe.
Yep Don, their starting to drop their guard and do the he/she thing here too.
Sun Nov 08, 2009 4:20 pm
Good eating there
Sun Nov 08, 2009 7:52 pm
nice shot yogie
Sun Nov 08, 2009 9:37 pm
nice deer, lots of corn in the fields here,, has kind of screwed up the hunting,, plus it was 75 and sunny here today,not good for november 8 in illinois
Sun Nov 08, 2009 11:33 pm
No mass at all here this year, we had frost up into June this summer so the best place to find them is along the edge of fields where they come out and in from eating grass all night.
Mon Nov 09, 2009 2:50 pm
Way to go Yogie!!
Thu Nov 19, 2009 3:04 pm
Nice deer Yogie!! Yes it has been a strange year weather wise.late frosts,wet then real dry.Been a dry fall,finally got some rain here.Mos of the oaks have all lost their leaves.?????? I'll be sitting here in the backyard in about a week.Kevin
Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:59 pm
Yogi, Nice deer! I went archery hunting this past October, Hunted hard til gun season started, I never saw my Buck I was after, I passed on several smaller Bucks, and was at full draw on one coming down the fence line, but let him walk after getting a little closer look on him. I love to archery hunt, and even tho sometimes not successful , I can appreciate all the views that nature offers! and the idea of no phone calls in the woods! Take care , Jim
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