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Where are the bucks
« on: September 21, 2021, 06:05:00 PM »
Either the forum has declined in popularity, people are posting less pics, or the deer hunting has been slower than normal this year.  Let's hear from the guys that have been in the field and what you are seeing(or not seeing). 


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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2021, 06:22:56 PM »
Just got back from a 3 1/2 day archery hunt(only had 4 days to get it done this year so shot a 2x3, saw lots of weekenders, saw 12 legal bucks....they are out there.
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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2021, 07:23:05 PM »
Noticed the same thing. Seems super super slow for the end of Sept. Normally people have got some nice bucks that theyíve been watching all summer by now. I would understand some slow mulie hunting after fire season but Iím not even seeing many Blackies or white tails.
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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2021, 08:28:22 PM »
Just got back from a 3 1/2 day archery hunt(only had 4 days to get it done this year so shot a 2x3, saw lots of weekenders, saw 12 legal bucks....they are out there.

Curious if this was public land or private?  Congrats either way!

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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2021, 08:50:57 PM »
Bucks generally donít exist in September. They are born and grow up entirely after archery season.

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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2021, 05:18:04 AM »
Bucks generally donít exist in September. They are born and grow up entirely after archery season.

Seems to be true for the wet side. My cams are non existent of bucks

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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2021, 06:01:43 AM »
Iíve been out 5ish days already and the only thing Iíve noticed so far is that I suck  :bash:. Iíve had my chances, but for some reason or another they havenít come together yet.

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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2021, 08:24:19 AM »
All the above.

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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2021, 08:32:55 AM »
I've hunted five days. Have seen tons of mule does but no mule bucks, well a spike. Have seen a few whitetail bucks but no shot opportunity. I agree its slow and normally would have had a shot opp by now.

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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2021, 08:35:33 AM »
Get used to it Washington State. It just going to get worse.
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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2021, 08:36:56 AM »
I think the anti's are sneaking around with saws and cutting off the antlers making all the 3 and 4 points into two points. 7 bucks in the yard yesterday, 1 small 4 point and six 2 points. Lots of does and fawns with several sets of twins which is nice to see.

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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2021, 08:46:05 AM »
"Neener neener neener, you can't get us."

So many bucks, and deer in general in the neighborhood this year.  Lots of twin fawns, which is good for the herds. 

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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2021, 09:24:43 AM »
I spent a day east of the mountains this last weekend. Covered about 10 miles off the road and saw about 30 deer, half a dozen bucks, 5 of them legal. The amount of sign I saw was impressive. Covered a lot of ground in the truck and saw a handful of deer, all does, but all those does had fawns. They're out there.
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Where are the bucks
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2021, 09:28:30 AM »
On peopleís walls. Think early snow recent years is leading to deer slaughter


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Re: Where are the bucks
« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2021, 09:40:33 AM »
I hunted whitetail for 6 days and had 4 days of not seeing anything. I busted a bedded buck on my way into my spot but other than that, no other bucks came by. We had a ton of action of the cameras all summer and they were on camera multiple times a day up until 8/30. Not sure what happened but they seemed to have disappeared for a while. I only had a few does and fawns come in.

 


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