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Old 12-07-2017, 03:47 PM   #101
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8 degrees F.

Don't really care to be that cold again.
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Old 12-07-2017, 03:52 PM   #102
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In Harper several years ago the temp inside the cabin was 9. The place had no insulation so it was probably 9 outside as well.

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Old 12-07-2017, 03:56 PM   #103
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4 In North Texas duck hunting.
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Old 12-07-2017, 03:58 PM   #104
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11 in Missouri. too cold
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Old 12-07-2017, 04:00 PM   #105
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-36° without the wind chill. Western North Dakota, late season archery, making pushes in the river bottom. 3 tags, traditional bows, we had 2 deer by noon, called it good. I have the frostbite scar on my face to prove it!!

I just look for warmer places to hint now.
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Old 12-07-2017, 04:34 PM   #106
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-12 in Missouri it was brutal!
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Old 12-07-2017, 04:56 PM   #107
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I bowhunted several years ago when it was around 15 degrees but the wind was stout and I'm sure the windchill was down there. I looked like the Michelon man on the stand.
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Old 12-07-2017, 06:50 PM   #108
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Went dove hunting on Jan. 4 in early 80's when it was -4°. Dove were in almost every cedar tree. Couldn't hit any cause they flew straight away with tree between me and them. I was bundled up pretty good so I couldn't get on em very fast.
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:12 PM   #109
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Did an all day sit in Nebraska where the temp heading to the stand was 12 degrees and the high was 17 degrees. I hated it! I did a late season spot and stalk hunt for muleys in Colorado and the temps first thing in morning were -2 to -3.


-2 for a spot and stalk in Colorado isn't bad if the wind isn't howling. You can over dress for that.


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Old 12-07-2017, 07:27 PM   #110
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7°, Dad wouldn't let us run any heaters in the trailer, no power for furnace, worried about fire or asphyxiation. Woke up with ice in my mustache, used propane heater in the stand. Wasn't too bad, no wind at all. Saw several deer, none good enough to take gloves off to dress one though.
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:28 PM   #111
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6 degrees in Nebraska for spot and stalk Mulies.


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Old 12-07-2017, 07:32 PM   #112
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-18 in Saskatchewan
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:43 PM   #113
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Low single digits in West Texas, wind chills in -low double digits


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Old 12-07-2017, 07:43 PM   #114
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10 degrees in Fredericksburg one time. Coldest I've been though was in Sanderson several years ago, woke up and it was 15 degrees outside and pretty close to the same temperature inside.

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Old 12-07-2017, 08:10 PM   #115
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Single digits in Arkansas for duck hunting, about the same trying to fish in Virginia, deer hunting in the teens.


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Old 12-07-2017, 08:40 PM   #116
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-15 first year I ever hunted deer. In Iowa and there was no blind or heater. Outside, sitting on a frozen stump waiting for drivers to make it to me. Nearly had a fox jump on my lap, probably trying to get warm. I was so cold I couldn't have pulled the trigger if a 273" deer walked in front of me.
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Old 12-07-2017, 08:42 PM   #117
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4 degrees south of Marfa in the early 70's.
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Old 12-07-2017, 08:57 PM   #118
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8 or 9

Aluminum bow grip is painful at those temps.
Switch to a Mathews!
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Old 12-07-2017, 09:14 PM   #119
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5 degrees or so with wind chill below 0. Deer in Texas don’t move much in those temps.
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Old 12-07-2017, 09:24 PM   #120
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- 40 in Alberta CA, we sat in the truck with a 5 gallon propane tank and an infared burner between us, still about froze.
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Old 12-07-2017, 10:53 PM   #121
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Switch to a Mathews!
lol, never.
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Old 12-07-2017, 10:57 PM   #122
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16* in Lampasas in 1975. Sitting in a tripod with 'toe sacks tied around the top. Only thing that saved me was my sleeping bag. Did get a whopper 6 that morning.
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:09 PM   #123
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4 degrees late season in Pike County Illinois without the wind chill.
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:14 PM   #124
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7 degrees duck hunting the Anahuac marsh in December 1989.
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:14 PM   #125
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Iowa 2004. Christmas time. -12 with -29 windchill. Even the locals said I was crazy for hunting.
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:15 PM   #126
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-10F Duck hunt in Colorado
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:15 PM   #127
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-13 montana
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:19 PM   #128
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minus 14 in New Mexico late season cow hunt
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:21 PM   #129
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-16 Squirrel hunting.
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:22 PM   #130
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-20F on the first day we arrived. It warmed up thankfully. I have no idea what the windchill was that first day but it was ridiculous.

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Old 12-07-2017, 11:25 PM   #131
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14 in Northern Wisconsin.... Still doesn't feel as cold as 35 degrees in SETX
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:43 PM   #132
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Sat on a stand one November Kansas morning back in 2014.

1 deg!!!
I'll bet this was the same morning in Kansas 2014. Sat on stand all day and froze. Promised myself I would never cheap out on cold weather gear again.
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:53 PM   #133
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-33 c in Saskatchewan
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:55 PM   #134
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Below zero in Michigan. I suggest several layers, quality long underwear (I prefer thick fleece) and lots of hand/toe warmers. I always try to over dress, it's easy to unzip your coat when walking to release excess heat. If you can swing the electric insoles and/or heated jacket, it's going to be worth the money.
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Old 12-08-2017, 12:08 AM   #135
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Deer hunting in Lamar County, 17 one morning about 12 years ago.
Ice fishing in Michigan about 15 years ago it was -2 when the sun rose.

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Old 12-08-2017, 12:31 AM   #136
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-14 with wind chill of -54 in Tulia Texas for geese. We had to thaw the birds out to clean them. Limits came in less than 20 minutes. Took us almost 2 hours to pick up 12 dozen silohette decoys that usually can be done in about 15 minutes. One of the fastest 7 man limits I was every a part of, and would never do that again. Just a side note, Benelli novas were the only guns working in the spread that am. Lucky I bring 2 to every hunt. Most of the fancy autoloaders were junk after the first volley.
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Old 12-08-2017, 06:12 AM   #137
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Redfield, South Dakota -20 with a high of -11. This was not wind chill.
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:46 AM   #138
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Are we talking hanging out on the side of a tree or tucked in a nice cozy box with a heater going

I hunted AR late archery season (early/mid Feb) with a bow and temp was in teens at day break.

Have hunted multiple times in teens, some with rifle but others with bow, "out in it"

Launched the bass boat one morning at 17deg too. Caught a bunch of fish
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:53 AM   #139
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-10, no wind. Without wind, its not bad. With sun, it's actually nice.
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Old 12-08-2017, 08:01 AM   #140
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I think it was zero one morning in New Brunswick--hunting deer out of treestands. Very little wind, wasn't that uncomfortable.

That was not nearly as bad as west TX geese hunting something like 8 degrees plus heavy wind all morning. Never felt my body ache like that before.
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Old 12-08-2017, 08:11 AM   #141
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-5 in lubbock. Guns didnt work, truck got stuck, dog got sick, ducks froze before we breasted them, couldnt feel my toes until dinner...
AWESOME DAY!!!
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Old 12-08-2017, 08:50 AM   #142
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3 degrees and a 10-15mph wind chasing muleys in west Texas. Snowed the whole day before and it was 7 degrees. The bucks antlers were covered in about 1/4" ice from top to bottom......
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Old 12-08-2017, 08:59 AM   #143
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Pennsylvania..... -10 degrees!
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Old 12-08-2017, 10:32 AM   #144
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-20 northern MN, late season archery, could only stay on stand for 2 hours. pretty easy, watch the field the day before and see where and when the deer come out and set up on them the next night. only problem sometimes they would come out the next trail down from your set up.
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Old 12-08-2017, 10:34 AM   #145
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-17 below zero....Ontario Canada, Thanksgiviing week
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Old 12-08-2017, 01:49 PM   #146
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When I was guiding at a hog ranch in the U.P. of Michigan I saw -31 when I got to the ranch. The hunters waited till it was -20 before we went out for the day. I can't remember how many pigs and sheep we shot that day, but there were about 10 guys so 8-12 animals. The sheep were freezing solid if we let them lay for more than 30 minutes. We had a chain fall that our gloves would freeze to as soon as we touched it. I don't recall the wind speed, but it was pretty strong. That was my coldest day in the field. As I remember they didn't tip too well either.

Hunting wise, I shot a deer one time at -15 with my bow. Her legs froze as I dragged her to the truck. It was so cold I drug her out whole and gutted her at the truck so I could warm my hands on the exhaust.

glad I moved to Alaska where its warmer.
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Old 12-08-2017, 01:54 PM   #147
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12 in ozona

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Old 12-08-2017, 02:06 PM   #148
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It was a cold 10 degrees this morning luckily there was not much wind I set last year in 2 degrees with -11 windchill that was not much fun
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:11 PM   #149
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I saw zero duck hunting in South texas
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:12 PM   #150
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-15 Washington State mule deer at 7,500 ft.
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