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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2020, 09:28:33 AM »
This buck was a nice three point with big eye guards. Hes at the taxidermist.

Apparently I have never seen a big blacktail run...never seen a tree shredded like that!

What time of year did you find those rubs and when did you get the buck? Curious if its the same day or month apart.

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2020, 10:18:19 AM »
Griz, do you have a picture of the buck that was making those rubs?

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2020, 12:06:44 PM »
Griz, do you have a picture of the buck that was making those rubs?
hes got some studs ! (Drop tine ?)

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2020, 01:38:39 PM »
Big buck rub I found years ago on a timber sale I was cutting.  Bucks love rubbing those Bull Willows (Black Willows). Quite often they'll rub the same willow multiple years if it kill the willow.

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2020, 03:36:26 PM »
Any hair left behind in the rubs?

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #20 on: June 02, 2020, 03:55:37 PM »
In my experience mature bucks usually make rubs like that in the pre rut. Usually start finding them around 10th of October, but they will make them a little sooner and in November too. Im referring to blacktails.

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #21 on: June 02, 2020, 03:58:24 PM »
My droptine buck is the most aggressive buck I have encountered. Tearing up 12 inch fir and willow trees and had rubline trails with trees rubbed every five feet for a hundred yards.

Griz, do you have a picture of the buck that was making those rubs?
hes got some studs ! (Drop tine ?)

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #22 on: June 02, 2020, 08:45:03 PM »
Griz, do you have a picture of the buck that was making those rubs?

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2020, 01:11:47 PM »
Nice one Griiz.

Typically, you can find tine marks outside the major rub, but I've seen bear peals where the animal left claw marks which could be mistaken for tine groves.  If the rubs are recent, there will be some hair left somewhere on the rub. 

I rarely start finding rubs before the last week of October, though I've heard others say it starts earlier, which agrees with Griiz's statement. 

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #24 on: June 03, 2020, 07:33:15 PM »
Most of these pics look like bear or cat.

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #25 on: June 03, 2020, 08:20:58 PM »
Nice one Griiz.

Typically, you can find tine marks outside the major rub, but I've seen bear peals where the animal left claw marks which could be mistaken for tine groves.  If the rubs are recent, there will be some hair left somewhere on the rub. 

I rarely start finding rubs before the last week of October, though I've heard others say it starts earlier, which agrees with Griiz's statement. 

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Have to agree with dilleytech, looks like blackbear too me  :dunno:
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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #26 on: June 03, 2020, 09:59:49 PM »
Beautiful buck. Thanks.

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #27 on: June 07, 2020, 01:43:46 PM »
Ridgefire,
I say first two pics are a buck(s) worth hunting. Third pic looks like a porcupine chew with the pattern. Fourth pic (alder) looks like elk to me. :dunno: :twocents:

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #28 on: June 08, 2020, 07:12:01 PM »
6 inch ponderosa pine tree in my moms yard in Kitsap County. Taken October 5th 2019.

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Re: Big blacktail rubs
« Reply #29 on: June 29, 2020, 10:39:16 PM »
You should still be able to find hair in the rubs even now. 

Always get excited when I find a good rub.
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