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Whitetail Rut Activity
« on: November 12, 2021, 10:30:02 AM »
Havenít seen a thread posted this year for whitetail rut activity observations so I figured Iíd start one.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2021, 11:24:28 AM »
Saw a few chasing does this morning in 121, but hard to find a place to park on state or open land. Way more hunters than usual,suspect the weekend will be a zoo. Still not what I'd call full rut activity.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2021, 01:26:17 PM »
Way more hunters than usual, suspect the weekend will be a zoo.

 :bash: torn between trying a very busy spot where I know there were doe in the early season or a little more seclusion but not nearly as much doe activity....

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2021, 01:30:44 PM »
Way more hunters than usual, suspect the weekend will be a zoo.

 :bash: torn between trying a very busy spot where I know there were doe in the early season or a little more seclusion but not nearly as much doe activity....

Personally, I'd choose quality over quantity.
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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2021, 01:36:38 PM »
I live in 127 and watch deer daily out window , young bucks are out harassing the older ones are still at night with a little interest . I have a cam in 124 thatís the same thing young ones harassing and big ones at night.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2021, 02:19:20 PM »
Young one came through on a mission this am, no doe coop yet

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2021, 02:27:02 PM »
I was out in 113 last weekend and Wednesday/Thursday very little activity still.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2021, 02:46:16 PM »
Yesterday in 121, I saw 3 spots that a buck was scraping and I got one of those on a trail cam.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2021, 02:47:50 PM »
Yesterday I saw 3 spots that a buck was scraping and I got one of those on a trail cam.
I have noticed some tree scraps as well ,has the rut started ,yes,is it full on ,I don't know.
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2021, 04:43:01 PM »
Not much of a chance to see through windows in the fog but did catch a hard chasin 8pt big enough body, maybe average horn, but no matter, lost him in the fog.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2021, 04:57:02 PM »
Saw 3 small bucks this evening with the first rut activity Iíve seen. Just minor chasing and checking does.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2021, 08:17:21 AM »
This guy was chasing a doe, grunting and running around crazy on the 7 th. 121
If a man does his best, what else is there?

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #12 on: November 16, 2021, 05:05:10 PM »
Several groups of does today with no bucks. Saw a couple small bucks cruising solo and a few fresh rubs.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #13 on: November 16, 2021, 05:21:27 PM »
9pt chasing hard tonight, 4th time hes got a free pass in the last week.

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Re: Whitetail Rut Activity
« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2021, 07:34:32 PM »
Saw 2 bucks in the Palouse 5x5 and 3x3 actively searching

 


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