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Old 08-02-2017, 10:34 AM   #1
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Got a couple of bucks on camera earlier in the month. What do you guys think?
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Old 08-02-2017, 10:37 AM   #2
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Got some big pigs on camera in the day light!!
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Old 08-02-2017, 05:03 PM   #3
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Looks good bro.


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Old 08-02-2017, 05:07 PM   #4
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Good targets, good luck
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Old 08-02-2017, 05:08 PM   #5
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Can tell but put em down!
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Old 08-02-2017, 05:24 PM   #6
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I think by posting pics you will have about 100 extra hunters at Pat Mayse opening day.

Nice bucks.
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Old 08-02-2017, 05:24 PM   #7
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Looks good. I want to start getting on some hogs there soon and deer later this season.

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Old 08-03-2017, 01:16 PM   #8
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well Pat mayse is a big place and those cameras are way back there. Plus i love bringing information to people. Its our lands so everyone is welcome!!

Plus i will be in my stand at midnight on opening day just to beat everyone!! then i will use those hunters to my advantage!!
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Old 08-03-2017, 01:46 PM   #9
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:34 PM   #10
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Good pics man! I'm willing to bet you'll get a lot more. And the great thing about Pat Mayse is the size of the hunting land. Good luck this season
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:39 PM   #11
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yeah its a great place to hunt. This is my first year and i am scouting like crazy to get ready.
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:47 PM   #12
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There are a ton of places to hunt at. From previous experience I have not seen a lot of hunters in that area. Although, it could be because I hunted it after Thanksgiving both times. Have seen plenty of does and a few bucks. I also did a little scouting out there last weekend as well. Hoping to do some more within the next couple of weekends but gotta finish out this dreadful summer semester first
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Old 08-22-2017, 01:47 AM   #13
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well Pat mayse is a big place and those cameras are way back there. Plus i love bringing information to people. Its our lands so everyone is welcome!!

Plus i will be in my stand at midnight on opening day just to beat everyone!! then i will use those hunters to my advantage!!
exactly ! LOL,, , i never mind other hunters, they are easier to pattern than deer also
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Old 08-23-2017, 02:47 PM   #14
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cant wait to get out there doing some last min scouting this weekend to get everything finalized.
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Old 08-23-2017, 04:17 PM   #15
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nice pics
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Old 08-23-2017, 05:36 PM   #16
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cant wait to get out there doing some last min scouting this weekend to get everything finalized.
did some scouting out there last weekend. Still hotter than hell ha. Topo maps are becoming my best friend for a lot of my scouting right now. I did get a trail camera set up out there so we will see if I have as much luck as you.
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Old 08-24-2017, 10:41 AM   #17
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Topo is where its at. I am looking forward to the chase this year. In just a few years of hunting public land. I am becoming such a better hunter. I am able to ready sign better than i ever have. I have tripled my knowledge of plants and being able to identify them n the wild. I know i preaching to the choir here about public land but i freaking hooked. Nothing better than getting out and scouting coming across a place that you say to yourself " this seems like a good place for deer" Then setting a trail camera up and actually getting good deer movement captured. Even better when you walk up on 3 does eating in the exact spot you marked as a stand location. I know what everyone is thinking. " Yeah just wait until dove season and the flood of people that will blow all of those deer out of there" To that i say yeah October maybe slow. I still plan on sitting in the stand even if all i see is squirrels and mosquitoes. I will use that stand time to adapt my strategy and move in on bedding and food. I will find does and then i will be in the prime spots for bucks come the rut. I firmly believe hunting public land is all about outlasting and outsmarting humans more than deer. Cant wait to see how everyone does and recap some great hunting stories. 35 sleeps!!
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Old 08-24-2017, 10:47 AM   #18
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I definitely agree with you. I've only ever hunted public land and it is a struggle for sure. I have had to deal with the crowd before and you are right, you gotta out smart people more than the deer. On private land you may not have that problem but I also feel like it's not as satisfying (wouldn't really know I guess) due to having a big food plot or feeders. Not down talking any of that. If you got the tools than use them. Good luck this fall man. Hope it works out in your favor
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Old 09-01-2017, 06:22 PM   #19
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Shot this buck last year at pat mayse. Excited for what this year has in store.

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Old 10-02-2017, 08:53 PM   #20
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Anyone see anything opening weekend?

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Old 10-04-2017, 08:31 AM   #21
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No one?
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Old 10-04-2017, 10:51 AM   #22
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Good luck!! I used to turkey hunt on Pat Mayse, but the population has really dropped these past years.
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Old 11-09-2017, 05:26 PM   #23
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how's Pat Mayse going so far? Anyone downed any bucks yet?
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Old 11-25-2017, 11:51 AM   #24
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Just checked camera last night at pat mayse, Several doe, 3 bucks, 1 is a real big body but couldn't tell much from his rack other than he is tall. A pretty nice clear 8 point and another small 8 that looks to be just under 13 inches. one BIG pig and a fat coyote! wish I had more time in the woods. between work and family it is limited. Publiclandfreaks have you been able to come across those bucks in your cam pics yet?
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Old 11-25-2017, 12:50 PM   #25
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Got some big pigs on camera in the day light!!
I was there on Tuesday and may have ran into this guy. Scared the heck out of me. I also came across 2 doe
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Old 11-25-2017, 10:48 PM   #26
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Seen 2 does and a fawn so far this year. I’ve done about 7 sits in the tree. Shot the second doe I saw. Haven’t seen any bucks in a tree stand yet. Did shoot a pig but wasn’t able to recover him. I’ve seen a good handful of hogs heading out of the woods. Heading out in the AM
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Old 11-27-2017, 09:41 AM   #27
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11B You hunting corps or WMA or a little of both like myself?
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Old 11-27-2017, 08:39 PM   #28
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Seen 2 does and a fawn so far this year. Iíve done about 7 sits in the tree. Shot the second doe I saw. Havenít seen any bucks in a tree stand yet. Did shoot a pig but wasnít able to recover him. Iíve seen a good handful of hogs heading out of the woods. Heading out in the AM

How did you do?
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Old 11-27-2017, 11:12 PM   #29
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I’m hunting WMA. Never looked into hunting the corps land actually. I went out and didn’t see a **** thing unfortunately. So looks like I’ll have to wait until the 9th before I can hunt again due to work and the WNA being closed this weekend. How is the corps land?
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Old 11-29-2017, 12:39 PM   #30
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Iím hunting WMA. Never looked into hunting the corps land actually. I went out and didnít see a **** thing unfortunately. So looks like Iíll have to wait until the 9th before I can hunt again due to work and the WNA being closed this weekend. How is the corps land?
Why is the WMA closed - some type of hunt?
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Old 11-29-2017, 01:04 PM   #31
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Hate when they close it down. It's always during really opportune weekends. Good thing is for this hunt they can only shoot does and un-branched bucks. So the big <13"s get to live to be hunted for the rest of the season.
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Old 11-29-2017, 06:18 PM   #32
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Why is the WMA closed - some type of hunt?
yeah they have it closed for a draw hunt. its so the rifle people have a chance to get out there and bag a deer..but from the success rate ive seen the majority of them just sit in a tree all day. Think last year there was a 13% success rate
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