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Rut hunt!
« on: October 31, 2017, 08:31:26 PM »
I'm not the hunter but since my brother refuses to start a thread I'll do a little one😜  Him and his buddy drew a quality tag( not to be disclosed)😶As partners. We are heading out Saturday so hopefully we can find a couple good bucks.
life's tough its tougher if your stupid (john wayne)

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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2017, 08:34:20 PM »
Lucky !!!! Take a grunt tube

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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2017, 08:36:26 PM »
Got 2 packed already 👍🏻
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2017, 08:40:18 PM »
Good luck on the hunt :IBCOOL:
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2017, 08:41:21 PM »
Why the secrecy for a quality tag? :dunno:
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2017, 09:14:21 PM »
They don’t want to draw attention to the tag, these guys draw sweet tags every other year!!  :chuckle:  keep us posted mike!!
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2017, 09:28:06 PM »
Will do jerry👍🏻
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2017, 09:30:49 PM »
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2017, 09:33:24 PM »
Good luck!!!

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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2017, 09:41:38 PM »
Keep us posted!!!

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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2017, 11:51:23 PM »
good luck :tup:
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2017, 04:53:34 PM »
No pics yet!! WTH!
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2017, 05:20:01 PM »
They're busy photoshopping the tree farm out of the background  :chuckle:
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2017, 05:21:29 PM »
They're busy photoshopping the tree farm out of the background  :chuckle:
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2017, 07:23:27 AM »
No dead bucks yet my brother and his buddy are being picky! The very first buck we saw was a 27" wide 5x5 that would score about 160" and that was literally 25 minutes into the first day so they both passed! :yike: We saw several 4x4s that ide shoot any day of the week but they are waiting for that migrator to show himself. I had to come home for work but I will update when I hear from them.
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2017, 07:38:04 AM »
Tagging...
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2017, 07:52:32 AM »
Following along.

I don't know about passing a 160" deer.  You never know if the biggest deer you are going to see shows itself opening morning or in the last hour of the last day.

Good luck to them and I hope they find what they are looking for.
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2017, 08:03:54 AM »
Following along.

I don't know about passing a 160" deer.  You never know if the biggest deer you are going to see shows itself opening morning or in the last hour of the last day.

Good luck to them and I hope they find what they are looking for.

I hear ya. I was probably supporting a very surprised look when we drove away from that buck. But after 17 years of applying partners niether of them wanted it to end that early :o
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #18 on: November 08, 2017, 08:20:56 AM »
I remember the last time they drew that tag, they shot bucks early and right afterwards the snows came along with the big bucks! Good job waiting guys!
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #19 on: November 08, 2017, 09:21:53 AM »
Following along.

I don't know about passing a 160" deer.  You never know if the biggest deer you are going to see shows itself opening morning or in the last hour of the last day.

Good luck to them and I hope they find what they are looking for.

I hear ya. I was probably supporting a very surprised look when we drove away from that buck. But after 17 years of applying partners niether of them wanted it to end that early :o
I applaud them for being able to stick to their guns.  I did the same thing with my archery elk tag and I have no regrets eating the tag.

I'm pulling for them to get it done or at least have an epic hunt with no regrets.
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #20 on: November 08, 2017, 10:47:45 AM »
I have never been a believer of the saying " don't pass on a buck the first day that you would shoot on the last day "

I have had many 4 day hunts where I pass on 20 or 30 bucks and shoot the first buck on last day.

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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #21 on: November 09, 2017, 09:44:56 AM »
No birthday buck for Jason?
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2017, 10:14:31 AM »
I have never been a believer of the saying " don't pass on a buck the first day that you would shoot on the last day "

I have had many 4 day hunts where I pass on 20 or 30 bucks and shoot the first buck on last day.
I hate that saying! Makes no sense.
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2017, 02:11:12 PM »
No birthday buck for Jason?

Not as far as I know! They do like withholding information  :chuckle:
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Re: Rut hunt!
« Reply #24 on: November 10, 2017, 07:39:29 PM »
No blood yet! Just heard from my brother seeing lots of bucks just nothing worth pulling the trigger yet! They've got a couple areas that have some giant tracks they are gonna be keeping an eye on.
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