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Offline dune

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Hunting MT
« on: August 30, 2017, 11:18:56 AM »
I get to go home and hunt again this year.  My friends have a ranch on the Missouri river. He has been seeing some good bucks this year. Last year we saw 50 to 60 bucks a day. This year sounds like it's going to be better. Good luck

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2017, 07:46:07 PM »
I'm headed back to MT again this year.  I got a tag off the alternates list.  Can't wait.
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2017, 08:17:26 PM »
410 cow tag and general deer tag in my pocket, will be there in November....

The boy is going to school in Bozeman and is out scouting, looking for big brother to the 28inch buck he shot last year......

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2017, 08:47:27 PM »
Heading to MT Friday elk opener the 2nd.  If I work 9 days in September I will be surprised.  Made a decision to be in the woods all of September to get the full September elk experience in 2017.  Full Draw fellas!
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2017, 08:49:51 PM »
I'm headed back to MT again this year.  I got a tag off the alternates list.  Can't wait.
What was your number on the list? Just a deer tag? I have a friend on the list.
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2017, 10:35:17 PM »
I'm headed back to MT again this year.  I got a tag off the alternates list.  Can't wait.
What was your number on the list? Just a deer tag? I have a friend on the list.

Big Game Combo.  The first number I saw under my name was 80.  A few days later it was 104.  Then it jumped to 169.  Then I check the other day and it said I was 4.  So I don't know why it went from 80 to 169, that doesn't make any sense.  If I had really cared about getting a tag I would of called and asked.  But I was excited when I happened to check and saw it was 4 and then a couple days later got the letter in the mail saying I could buy a tag.
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2017, 10:45:56 PM »
I'll be there the 15th-24th for archery elk then back to east side Nov 10-19th for muleys
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2017, 11:01:02 PM »
Heading to MT Friday elk opener the 2nd.  If I work 9 days in September I will be surprised.  Made a decision to be in the woods all of September to get the full September elk experience in 2017.  Full Draw fellas!

Looking forward to hearing about your hunt!
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2017, 03:08:02 AM »
I'm headed to Montana on September 11 for a week of elk hunting.

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2017, 05:51:34 AM »
I don't have a number I'm lucky enough to get the Montana native tag

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2017, 04:43:42 PM »
I don't have a number I'm lucky enough to get the Montana native tag

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2017, 08:22:30 PM »
Well I got it done in MT shot a nice 4x5 mule deer good luck to you guys on your way over

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2017, 08:31:10 PM »
Heading to Montana tomorrow. Chasing deer north of Great Falls.

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #13 on: October 26, 2017, 08:53:55 PM »
For our license and tag, do we just have to have that green tag that says general deer license? Wasn't there a conservation stamp or something?

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #14 on: October 26, 2017, 10:04:32 PM »
Headed out on the 16th

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2017, 04:30:02 AM »
Leaving on the 2nd

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2017, 05:14:31 AM »
You are required to have the conservation license

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2017, 05:17:47 AM »
How was the rut activity, dune?
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2017, 06:16:35 AM »
Congrats . I leave the 12th.
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2017, 11:20:37 AM »
Well I got it done in MT shot a nice 4x5 mule deer good luck to you guys on your way over

Nice, we leave on the 10th for a week.

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #20 on: October 27, 2017, 11:26:31 AM »
Well I got it done in MT shot a nice 4x5 mule deer good luck to you guys on your way over

Any pics?

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #21 on: October 27, 2017, 12:08:16 PM »
I can't get them to load so no pic. Sorry. The rut has not started yet bucks are all bunched. The temp is dropping over there now so that should help. Mom and dad said they had snow yesterday. The deer population is up so don't worry you guys should have something to shoot at. Good luck

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #22 on: October 27, 2017, 01:48:28 PM »
Rut doesn't start until the second week in November- usually. Everything seems to be a bit later then usual this year. Bucks are still in stag groups or solo.

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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #23 on: October 27, 2017, 07:18:31 PM »
I have a buddy that lives in Glasgow and he said today the little bucks were acting rutty.  Chasing a little, a little lip curling, and butt sniffing.
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Re: Hunting MT
« Reply #24 on: October 28, 2017, 06:57:53 PM »
My dad and I are on our way home from SE MT. It was a successful trip with him taking his first antelope (he crawled through a cactus patch and about blew the deal with his hooting and hollaring - good thing the wind was blowing); he also took a nice 4x4 mule deer on block mgt and I after hunting my arse off and passing up lots of small 2 and 3 pt bucks finally got the drop on a decent whitetail buck last night in the pines. We left two doe tags unfilled just ran out of time and have to get home for work. It was our first trip to MT and we had a great time.
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

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