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Offline buglebuster

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #90 on: November 12, 2019, 08:07:49 PM »
We’ve killed 3 bucks and 1 doe so far. 1 buck and 3 does left. Was -16 yesterday morning. 9 degrees and 30mph winds blowing snow sideways when I shot mine. 375 yards dropped him where he stood! Bucks are rutting hard where we’re at. Here’s mine.

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #91 on: November 12, 2019, 08:19:11 PM »
Why does it have to warm up when I'm there? 😥

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #92 on: November 13, 2019, 02:08:50 PM »
Headed over 3am tomorrow morning. Couple days of warm weather then looks to cool down a little.

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #93 on: November 16, 2019, 06:19:53 PM »
It’s muddy

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #94 on: November 16, 2019, 06:42:15 PM »
I’m here in SE. muddy dirt roads. 48°. Only 2-3pt mulies with does. Saw a young 3pt w 10 does. That many dies should have a mature dominant buck w em, not a 2-3yr old buck. No big boys.

The whitetail are rutting hard. No sign of mature mulie bucks. Never experienced it lime this here before.

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #95 on: November 16, 2019, 07:34:04 PM »
Got one yesterday morning. Warm weather today definitely slowed things down in the area we are

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #96 on: November 16, 2019, 07:59:30 PM »
Nice bucks guys , I'm sitting in a motel in Missoula got a late start. 
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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #97 on: November 16, 2019, 08:45:57 PM »
Any sign of CWD at all? Are you having them tested?

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #98 on: November 17, 2019, 07:17:01 AM »
This was the only wide buck we saw in 5 days. We're hunting public Butte country in SE. Warmed up like crazy after first day there. No groups of does to speak of in the buttes. They all appeared to be in the fields (private). Did scare up a couple decent ones last day saw them run away single does.

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #99 on: November 17, 2019, 05:43:11 PM »
Been in s.e. montana for 8 days now. On friday the deer were rutting hard. My brother having missed a a nice 4x3 muley took an old gnarly whitetail, his best to date. Was a thick horned 4x4 not especially big but an old deer past its prime. My dad passed on many bucks and ate his tag. That was by choice he wanted a large mature mule deer or nothing. I've still got wyoming and montana tags in my pocket and now that I'm by myself I'll try and get those filled here soon.  The mud was as bad as I've ever seen it. Our group helped 1 truck who was stuck and when a guy refused to listen to good advice well we politely refused to help..... a did see a huge 3x2 mule deer one of the biggest body deer I'd ever seen. He was 50 ft off the road on public land. I did not want to shoot a deer just driving g the main highway but if I see him where I think he was going I'll take him.

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #100 on: November 17, 2019, 06:30:00 PM »
My son shot a nice buck a couple days ago. 5x6 (6x7 if you count eyeguards ). I missed a stud of a buck yesterday. Seen him today at 375 yards but never presented a good shot. I have 3 more days to try and get him. Passed up 5 bucks today . Can’t get my mind off  the big guy.

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #101 on: November 17, 2019, 06:36:59 PM »
This is the buck I’m after. Missed him yesterday.

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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #102 on: November 17, 2019, 06:40:40 PM »
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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #103 on: November 17, 2019, 06:53:19 PM »
Quick picture of my sons buck. Story later.


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Re: Montana bound in Nov
« Reply #104 on: November 17, 2019, 07:14:31 PM »
The only time of year that I second-guess my choice of career after retiring from the Army is November when I watch these Montana rut threads... I used to do this hunt.  As a teacher, I just can't get the time off... :'(
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