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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2013, 07:46:42 AM »
I live in the 550 and there have been a lot of deer around lately.
I suppose that archery hunters could be pushing them out of the woods and into view.
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #26 on: September 20, 2013, 11:38:30 AM »
:yeah: As stated, don't look for "a deer", look for parts of a deer. An ear or tail flick, a tiny white spot, a part of a leg, a short horizontal line that seems out of place or different from the surrounding area (it just may turn out to be a deer's back or belly). Use your binos even in timber with short sight distance, you will be surprised what you may see.  :twocents:
- Said Boyd Iverson  :chuckle:
Who is Boyd Iverson and should I know him?  :o  :dunno:



This should help answer your question:

http://www.blacktailtrophytactics.com/
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2013, 11:41:47 AM »
 :yeah: :yeah:
Bites you in the rear every time!!!!

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #28 on: September 20, 2013, 11:43:30 AM »
:yeah: As stated, don't look for "a deer", look for parts of a deer. An ear or tail flick, a tiny white spot, a part of a leg, a short horizontal line that seems out of place or different from the surrounding area (it just may turn out to be a deer's back or belly). Use your binos even in timber with short sight distance, you will be surprised what you may see.  :twocents:
- Said Boyd Iverson  :chuckle:
Who is Boyd Iverson and should I know him?  :o  :dunno:
Ok thanks.
Hmmm, guess maybe I could write a book then also.  NOT  :chuckle:


This should help answer your question:

http://www.blacktailtrophytactics.com/

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #29 on: September 20, 2013, 11:44:46 AM »
:yeah: As stated, don't look for "a deer", look for parts of a deer. An ear or tail flick, a tiny white spot, a part of a leg, a short horizontal line that seems out of place or different from the surrounding area (it just may turn out to be a deer's back or belly). Use your binos even in timber with short sight distance, you will be surprised what you may see.  :twocents:
- Said Boyd Iverson  :chuckle:
Who is Boyd Iverson and should I know him?  :o  :dunno:

This should help answer your question:

http://www.blacktailtrophytactics.com/

Man, you must have a memory like a steel trap.
I read this a while back and missed the reference.
Impressive.
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #30 on: September 20, 2013, 12:40:49 PM »
Those pics are a perfect example of Blacktail hunting!
Notice in everyone you are already busted?
That is usually the case, but if you move slowly, make little noise, you can usually get a shot.
The hard part sometimes is figuring out where the vitals are. I have had to resort to head shots a couple of times.
IF you see one deer, glass everything, there is usually more.

As Muzbuster said, http://www.blacktailtrophytactics.com/ is a great blacktail hunting resource.
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #31 on: September 20, 2013, 01:09:03 PM »
This is great info. I'm in the exact same boat as MC, this is my first year and I've had all the same questions about western deer too. I see I joined the right forum. Thank you all for this input, and resources. Awesome.

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #32 on: September 20, 2013, 01:17:49 PM »
[As Muzbuster said, http://www.blacktailtrophytactics.com/ is a great blacktail hunting resource.
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That was Scout that mentions the book not me, I have never seen it or read it.
Think I will pick me up a copy. I was just passing on what I have learned and useful things that have been passed on to me from family members.
« Last Edit: September 20, 2013, 01:29:07 PM by muzbuster »

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #33 on: September 20, 2013, 02:20:51 PM »
Glad to know i am not the only one XsyntaX  :tup:

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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #34 on: September 20, 2013, 02:23:27 PM »
Did you guys post in new member thread?
Welcome aboard!
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #35 on: September 20, 2013, 02:26:10 PM »
Those pics are a perfect example of Blacktail hunting!
Notice in everyone you are already busted?
So true, that is a great observation to pass on!
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Re: Westside deer
« Reply #36 on: September 20, 2013, 03:23:08 PM »
Just posted in it never saw it before thanks for letting me know about it Scout Sniper

 

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