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How's the Rut Been?
« on: September 26, 2017, 11:57:34 AM »
I archery hunted Idaho and now am trying to decide between WA muzzy or rifle.  Was the rut right on time here?  A little late?  Hasn't happened yet?  Help decide my elk season  :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:

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Re: How's the Rut Been?
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2017, 12:40:42 PM »
It appeared to kick off in the second week of archery season in the Yakima area. Big bulls were all cowed up and there was decent bugling activity in the morning/evenings.
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Re: How's the Rut Been?
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2017, 04:31:51 PM »
I was hunting out of Preston ID last week. They weren't very cooperative. Hopefully WA is doing better.
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Re: How's the Rut Been?
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2017, 05:26:10 PM »
We got pounded with the weather in Idaho as well. It should have been prime time for the rut but with the 30mph winds and lightening storms, they stayed pretty tight lipped. I wasn't around on the eastside to see if it was similar here.

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Re: How's the Rut Been?
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2017, 05:31:32 PM »
H I L L A R I O U S E !!! RUT  ! ,,, NOW THATS FUNNY !  If you listen close enuf you will here the crickets mating .
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Re: How's the Rut Been?
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2017, 06:01:19 PM »
Just got back from the seven devil's and the bulls were screaming even with all the snow that we got hammered with

 

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