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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #275 on: November 12, 2017, 03:14:26 PM »
Up here it's going strong !!
Been out all weekend and they're froggy as can be

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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #276 on: November 12, 2017, 05:33:57 PM »
Can I come live with you guys?
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #277 on: November 12, 2017, 05:35:10 PM »
Think this guys a little swollen  :chuckle: from this mornin
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #278 on: November 12, 2017, 06:23:39 PM »
Wow, that is a HUGE bodied 2 point!  That thing is a tank!

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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #279 on: November 12, 2017, 07:33:43 PM »
If you would have seen the hole he was in you would see why he's built like that...he was 300ish yds away when I took that pic...his antlers don't match his body that's for sure
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #280 on: November 13, 2017, 08:01:00 AM »
If you would have seen the hole he was in you would see why he's built like that...he was 300ish yds away when I took that pic...his antlers don't match his body that's for sure

He looks like he's got six to eight years on that body - huge!. 

Great photo!  How did you say you take those again?  What optics/camera?
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #281 on: November 13, 2017, 08:54:06 AM »
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #282 on: November 13, 2017, 10:03:42 AM »
First daytime buck I have seen around here. 

About 9:30 this morning, not a care in the world. 
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #283 on: November 13, 2017, 10:23:07 AM »
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Thanks!  You get great results with a phone on the Vortex optics.     

Just checked yard cam.  Four-point from a few nights ago came in at 6:30 PM - about six hours earlier than I'd expect to see a buck in the yard.  He must be searching hard to be here that early.  Several does in the yard last night at midnight too.  Seems to be an atypical year when compared to the past.  Hope it lasts a few more days.
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #284 on: November 13, 2017, 01:59:00 PM »
Cellphone, Carson hookups, 20-60x80 razor hd

Thanks!  You get great results with a phone on the Vortex optics.     

Just checked yard cam.  Four-point from a few nights ago came in at 6:30 PM - about six hours earlier than I'd expect to see a buck in the yard.  He must be searching hard to be here that early.  Several does in the yard last night at midnight too.  Seems to be an atypical year when compared to the past.  Hope it lasts a few more days.

It takes a little getting used to but it works good for me  :tup:
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #285 on: November 13, 2017, 02:54:35 PM »
Does it run all the way through the month? Or even Thanksgiving? Always wondered how long it really lasts?
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #286 on: November 13, 2017, 02:59:58 PM »
Does it run all the way through the month? Or even Thanksgiving? Always wondered how long it really lasts?

The does seem to come in in late Oct/early Nov and then come back in in late Nov. 

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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #287 on: November 13, 2017, 04:33:12 PM »
...and again in mid-late Dec.  Figure every 21 - 28 days for each doe, until they conceive.  Very, very few fertile does left by late December.  Some does will cycle till March, though at that point, there's almost no bucks left with the testosterone to finish the deal for them.
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #288 on: November 13, 2017, 07:07:57 PM »
Last season saw a doe with 2 fawns that still had spots in October. What is it like 200 days from breeding to birth?

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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #289 on: November 13, 2017, 08:05:40 PM »
Yup.  203 I believe.
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #290 on: November 14, 2017, 01:43:04 AM »
On the way home from the Hospital in Shelton at midnight tonight  I saw a small buck chasing a doe by the High School, a BIG buck pushing a doe across 101 just beforeGoldsburough Creek, 8 more deer down Kamilche Pt Rd, 4 in Tenino and a 2 point with a doe in my yard. This storm must have had them hunkered down and the first good break (around midnight) they decided to party.  That is more deer in one night than I have seen since September combined.   :chuckle:
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #291 on: November 14, 2017, 08:09:41 AM »
Just now watched this three point dogging a doe across our field.

First time any of the bucks I have caught on camera have been out in the daylight.

He was hot on her and not a care in the world...is it Thursday yet??
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #292 on: November 14, 2017, 09:11:39 PM »
It has really slowed down out here, unless the does are holed up and the bucks are sitting on them tightly.  I haven't seen much activity, even at night, on the trail cams for a week.

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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #293 on: November 15, 2017, 08:06:03 AM »
It has really slowed down out here, unless the does are holed up and the bucks are sitting on them tightly.  I haven't seen much activity, even at night, on the trail cams for a week.

Well you're full of good news, now aren't you!   >:(


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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #294 on: November 15, 2017, 09:59:43 AM »
One More day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  :hunter:  :cue: :EAT:
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #295 on: November 15, 2017, 10:15:29 AM »
Had a small buck pushing a doe doe down by my barn last night around midnight during that windstorm. I would have never known if he hadn’t tripped my motion sensor light a bunch of times. He chased her in circles around my stock trailer. If he had been a little bigger I would have snuck down and trapped him in the trailer during one of his laps.  :chuckle:
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #296 on: November 15, 2017, 10:19:56 AM »
It’s still happening around my house. The late buck guys will have to find a doe now. The bucks aren’t cruising anymore but they are sitting on the does. Watched a bedded doe last night for about half hour, she had three bucks bedded not even 20 yards away. Whenever she stood up they would jump to their feet.

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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #297 on: November 15, 2017, 10:32:20 AM »
As always, good here, bad there.  No deer at all in the yard for the last two days.
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #298 on: November 15, 2017, 10:37:28 AM »
Still moving here as of yesterday, had this new branched  buck show-up yesterday that I have not seen before. 
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Re: Blacktail Rut?
« Reply #299 on: November 15, 2017, 11:19:04 AM »
fingers crossed that they are still rutting where I am going.
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