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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #45 on: November 09, 2018, 07:23:24 PM »
Morning started pretty slow, afternoon was looking to be the same until three mature does walked out in front of us.  We kept waiting for the buck but he never showed.

My 7 year old is on his first deer hunt and was a trooper!!

Going to road hunt a bit in the AM to let him recuperate a bit and do an afternoon sit.

We were able to observe three different groups of does with no bucks...come on rut!


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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #46 on: November 09, 2018, 07:24:01 PM »


Evening nap...


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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #47 on: November 09, 2018, 07:32:40 PM »
Thatís a epic picture of nap time! Hope you can nail a nice buck while heís with you! Heíll never forget it!
Happiness is being in the woods!!!

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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #48 on: November 09, 2018, 08:29:41 PM »



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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #49 on: November 10, 2018, 10:10:03 AM »
Go get em, boys. And girl.
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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #50 on: November 10, 2018, 05:46:13 PM »
Found two 4x4ís bed down about 100 yards apart today. First buck was 268 yards, he stood and ran when he got up. No shot. Second buck was 290 yards away and didnít budge when the other buck left. We moved in to 200 yards. He was bedded broadside. Jessica shot and missed over the top of him. Did some more practice and she is super confident again. I think the last three years of getting a deer with her bow has her more than a little rifle rusty. Itís not just like a bicycle you have to practice a bit more than she did before season.

I think if we get another chance she will get it done. If not weíve had a blast.

Hopefully tomorrow is the day we put it all together.
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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #51 on: November 10, 2018, 06:07:17 PM »
Sounds like fun times! Better luck tomorrow Jessica, you've got this.

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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #52 on: November 10, 2018, 06:23:49 PM »
Good luck tomorrow Jessica!

We had a spike sneak in that my son spotted first, I thought he was going to come out of his boots he was so excited.  Then a doe popped out with about three minutes left of light.

My son leaves tomorrow and my hunt plan changes a bit as Iíll be able to hunt all day putting on some big miles.


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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #54 on: November 10, 2018, 07:09:24 PM »
Are you guys seeing coyotes? We are seeing four coyotes a day. We canít get a shot quick enough or the coyotes are between us and deer. Saw a great red coat on one. Would have loved to get that.
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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #55 on: November 10, 2018, 07:39:31 PM »
Are you guys seeing coyotes? We are seeing four coyotes a day. We canít get a shot quick enough or the coyotes are between us and deer. Saw a great red coat on one. Would have loved to get that.

Havenít seen one.


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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #56 on: November 10, 2018, 07:45:47 PM »
Morning started pretty slow, afternoon was looking to be the same until three mature does walked out in front of us.  We kept waiting for the buck but he never showed.

My 7 year old is on his first deer hunt and was a trooper!!

Going to road hunt a bit in the AM to let him recuperate a bit and do an afternoon sit.

We were able to observe three different groups of does with no bucks...come on rut!


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I love your kid pics.
Brings back great memories......
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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #57 on: November 10, 2018, 08:34:00 PM »
Saw two coyotes today


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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #58 on: November 11, 2018, 05:52:22 PM »
Saw two coyotes today


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Re: Blue Mountain Foothills West
« Reply #59 on: November 11, 2018, 06:27:04 PM »
Morning started pretty slow, afternoon was looking to be the same until three mature does walked out in front of us.  We kept waiting for the buck but he never showed.

My 7 year old is on his first deer hunt and was a trooper!!

Going to road hunt a bit in the AM to let him recuperate a bit and do an afternoon sit.

We were able to observe three different groups of does with no bucks...come on rut!


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I love your kid pics.
Brings back great memories......


Me too  :yeah:

 


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