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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #50 on: November 11, 2017, 06:39:44 PM »
The boy and I are heading out first thing Tuesday morn for Idaho. Hes 11 and passed Hunters Ed this summer and is super excited to be going with "the guys" to deer camp this year! Have a few good whitetails picked out from the trail cams all summer so hopefully he can connect with a nice one. Weather should be perfect, starting Monday snow predicted for a week straight.
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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #51 on: November 12, 2017, 12:16:26 AM »
I am going to try. Hoping the weather kicked it in early this year.

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #52 on: November 12, 2017, 08:38:20 PM »
I'm gonna have to wait till next year...Idaho sold out of tags  :bash:
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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #53 on: November 13, 2017, 06:42:36 AM »
Tried yesterday, nothing. It looks like it has not started yet. Hoping by the 16th or 17th.


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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #54 on: November 13, 2017, 07:57:52 AM »
We are headed to NW Montana on the 16th for a week got all the tools to give it a try.

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #55 on: November 13, 2017, 10:15:11 AM »
We are headed to NW Montana on the 16th for a week got all the tools to give it a try.
What part?
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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #56 on: November 13, 2017, 10:31:04 AM »
Work has kept me tied down!  Frustrating.  But I have heard from several friends who have been hunting, and they say whitetail bucks are really starting to move, chasing and tending does. 

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #57 on: November 13, 2017, 03:06:33 PM »
Heading over thursday Hunting between Bovill and St Marie's for 5 days. Can't wait!

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #58 on: November 13, 2017, 03:18:13 PM »
Leaving for Idaho in the morning with the boy for 2 weeks

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #59 on: November 14, 2017, 07:20:16 PM »
We are headed to NW Montana on the 16th for a week got all the tools to give it a try.
What part?

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #60 on: November 14, 2017, 09:01:06 PM »
We are headed to NW Montana on the 16th for a week got all the tools to give it a try.

Iíve seen some really nice bucks around Libby this year from the train.  No shortage of deer in NW Montana this year

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #61 on: November 15, 2017, 05:50:44 PM »
 0 for 5 today rattling. Saw a lot of fresh scrapes. Saw a masher buck but too early to shoot a buck I didn't rattle in. Can't wait for the morning!
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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #62 on: November 15, 2017, 05:52:11 PM »
We are headed to NW Montana on the 16th for a week got all the tools to give it a try.

Iíve seen some really nice bucks around Libby this year from the train.  No shortage of deer in NW Montana this year

Hope so. We are headed to western Montana Monday.
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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #63 on: November 15, 2017, 06:01:22 PM »
 Also had wolves howling within a couple hundred yards of us.
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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #64 on: November 15, 2017, 07:27:15 PM »
Just got into the Best Western in Orofino...Heading out in the morning! Good luck everyone.

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #65 on: November 15, 2017, 07:34:24 PM »
Can't wait to get to Western MT next week!

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #66 on: November 16, 2017, 02:49:22 PM »
Rattled in a nice little 4x4 this morning to 40 yards and dumped him. The storm that rolled in last night where I was hunting kicked the rut off hard.

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #67 on: November 16, 2017, 06:27:23 PM »
 Rattled in a masher today but he busted us. 1 for 3 today.
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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #68 on: November 16, 2017, 08:34:38 PM »
Rattled in a 4x4 in Colville this morning and shot him at 40 yds! He came in at minute 12 looking to see who was fighting!

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #69 on: November 17, 2017, 02:11:39 AM »
Rattled in a nice 5x today

Have all next week off
Just heating up in my area of NW MT

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #70 on: November 17, 2017, 05:29:39 AM »
Pictures?

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #71 on: November 17, 2017, 08:07:44 PM »
I'll upload when I get enough service for pics.

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #72 on: November 17, 2017, 08:09:37 PM »
Tried half day yesterday and all day today.....nada, 0 response and nothing seen or heard

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #73 on: November 17, 2017, 08:14:15 PM »
Rattled in several today. Saw 25 bucks in half a day.  Rut started to fire today.   Saw scrapes being made, chasing, etc.   

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Re: Who's Rattling Whitetails? 2017
« Reply #74 on: November 17, 2017, 09:16:39 PM »
I need some horns to rattle with, guess i found my spring project this year  :chuckle:

 

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