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Old 10-07-2017, 07:19 AM   #1
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In my ladder stand, probably an hour to sunrise... walking in no need for flashlight. The moon is full, and I'm feeling foolish. Anyone jyst want to stay home when the moon is full? My hunting time is limited to weekends Ann's I'm here, never know... essure and see, I might stick something today.

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Old 10-07-2017, 07:23 AM   #2
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I'm with ya but I'm in the stand as well. According to cameras, I have bucks still coming around in daylight hours so we shall see...
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Old 10-07-2017, 07:23 AM   #3
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Old 10-07-2017, 07:24 AM   #4
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Not foolish, nor stay home. I just sleep in and head out around 9:30-10 and hunt all afternoon. Deer still move about every 4 hours.
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Old 10-07-2017, 07:25 AM   #5
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In the same boat. I'm typing this from the tree.
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Old 10-07-2017, 07:29 AM   #6
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You can't kill them from the couch.
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Old 10-07-2017, 07:40 AM   #7
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When my 14 year old says he wants to go, I go. Those times are getting fewer and fewer


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Old 10-07-2017, 07:43 AM   #8
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Sittin over a cornfield with the scattergun.. hoping to knock some dove down..

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Old 10-07-2017, 07:45 AM   #9
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Feeder just threw

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Old 10-07-2017, 07:47 AM   #10
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When my 14 year old says he wants to go, I go. Those times are getting fewer and fewer


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Old 10-07-2017, 08:02 AM   #11
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Always happy I'm hunting... It's a nice morning

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Old 10-07-2017, 08:09 AM   #12
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Hear pigs squealing

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Old 10-07-2017, 08:12 AM   #13
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Sitting in popup with my 12 year old. He has his rifle for pigs and I have my bow for anything else. Feeder threw at 7. Nothing moving yet. Hogs have been thick on camera lately so hoping a group will come in. Maybe we can double up. Coach
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:13 AM   #14
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I am in the stand too... tiny basket 8 and little 6 under the feeder
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:17 AM   #15
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Nothing but a skunk so far here in brown county.
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:22 AM   #16
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I'm in the stand. But they are rutting here so you just never know.
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:23 AM   #17
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Good luck! I'm sitting as well and it's slow. I've seen a lot of activity in the evening but never pass the opportunity to hunt! You never know! Good luck
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:28 AM   #18
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I'm sitting too. Saw a few at dark last night. Nothing but squirrels right now.
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:31 AM   #19
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If I'm hunting with a full moon I usually go out after breakfast!
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:35 AM   #20
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Not at it this morning, Have to be at work late morning. I still set with full moons, I just try to remind myself I need to stay put a little later. Good Luck.
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:35 AM   #21
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I'm being aggressive this morning. Scent drag, grunting, rattling just seeing if maybe I can make one mad
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:38 AM   #22
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I love hunting around a full moon. It's one of my favorite times to be in a tree. I always see more activity in relation to it.


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Old 10-07-2017, 08:38 AM   #23
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Next property over is shooting up the place... hope a bullet doesn't come my way... maybe they'll scare something to me.

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Old 10-07-2017, 08:39 AM   #24
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Haven't seen anything yet, tempted to go look for the pig I suck last night. I WANT MY ARROW!

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Old 10-07-2017, 08:46 AM   #25
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Too quiet here. Heard turkeys and pigs in the distance but feeder is a ghost town


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Old 10-07-2017, 08:50 AM   #26
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Haven't seen anything yet, tempted to go look for the pig I suck last night. I WANT MY ARROW!

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Exactly what I'm fixing to do! Stuck a pig 7:25 and drilled it. No blood last night so hopefully today so it doesn't start stinking up my area.
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:50 AM   #27
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nothing... staying another hour, but already thinking about breakfast

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Old 10-07-2017, 08:50 AM   #28
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Late season when it cools off, I try to sit all day during the full moon. See lots of deer from 11A to 1P while everyone is sitting in camp
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:52 AM   #29
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Exactly what I'm fixing to do! Stuck a pig 7:25 and drilled it. No blood last night so hopefully today so it doesn't start stinking up my area.
I did manage to find some blood but it didn't seem worth it to tease through the dark after a big nasty she dinner was on the stove

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Old 10-07-2017, 08:53 AM   #30
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Waffle House is sounding really good right now.
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:55 AM   #31
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Wow same here lol. He was a biggun and I want to find my arrow also. Yesterday evening was good though. Had a doe come in at dark with a shooter behind her, but he stayed in the brush rubbing a tree, and came out when it was too dark
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:55 AM   #32
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I love hunting around a full moon. It's one of my favorite times to be in a tree. I always see more activity in relation to it.


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X2 love love morning hunting around a full moon during the rut . We still have 2
Months till the rut .
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Old 10-07-2017, 08:56 AM   #33
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I'm in the blind this morning with my 11 year old hoping for his first bow kill. This far the movement here is just what I suspected it would be with this moon, non existent. Hoping we get some action and he gets a chance to put an arrow in something.
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:04 AM   #34
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Been hunting pretty hard since Thursday. Deer activity has been relatively non-existent. Other than yesterday morning, Ive been in a tripod over hand corn. Yesterday morning I was in a box staring at a feeder. I did manage to run a hypo through a coyote yesterday morning
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:08 AM   #35
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Been hunting pretty hard since Thursday. Deer activity has been relatively non-existent. Other than yesterday morning, Ive been in a tripod over hand corn. Yesterday morning I was in a box staring at a feeder. I did manage to run a hypo through a coyote yesterday morning
At this point... wish a raccoon or coyote anything works... ready for action

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Old 10-07-2017, 09:10 AM   #36
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Sorry to disappoint y'all, but I think I just killed a world record..... mosquito

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Old 10-07-2017, 09:16 AM   #37
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Camera showed some early movement and some mid day. Had a young eight on the corn for 10min this morning.
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:23 AM   #38
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So far nothing but birds and mosquitos here. But I am hunting a are with low deer density. Not a lot of deer in this country but there are some big old mature bucks.
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:25 AM   #39
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Waffle House is sounding really good right now.
Dang why did you post that! Nearest one is an hour away I believe. Google here I come!
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:26 AM   #40
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Yup 1 hr away. Braums it is!
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:26 AM   #41
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My dad used say " the best time to go hunting, is any time you can". Good luck, hope you shank something.
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:29 AM   #42
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So far nothing but birds and mosquitos here. But I am hunting a are with low deer density. Not a lot of deer in this country but there are some big old mature bucks.
Same here... lots of respect for this type of hunting, don't get me wrong... hill country is awesome setting twenty deer at a time and anyone with a high fence wants to invite me to do some cull hunting I'm in. I've only got one deer on this place in at now... it was the only time seeing any. But he was my best.

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Old 10-07-2017, 09:29 AM   #43
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Dang why did you post that! Nearest one is an hour away I believe. Google here I come!

Haha my house is 8 minutes away for a change of clothes and then Waffle House is 10 minutes from there.
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:33 AM   #44
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Same here... lots of respect for this type of hunting, don't get me wrong... hill country is awesome setting twenty deer at a time and anyone with a high fence wants to invite me to do some cull hunting I'm in. I've only got one deer on this place in at now... it was the only time seeing any. But he was my best.

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Yup I go years in between trophy kills here. Last one was in 2009 156" 13 pt.
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:34 AM   #45
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Buddy I can see it now. Two pork chops (if you haven't had a Waffle House pork chop you haven't lived), two eggs sunny side, wheat toast, hash browns with cheese and jalapeņos, and a cup of black coffee!
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:35 AM   #46
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That's what I thought this morning. At 7:00 I had 4 deer right under me and at 7:10 I shot one. You just never know.
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:36 AM   #47
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Have a mammal sighting! As I'm typing two does in bound!
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:37 AM   #48
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:38 AM   #49
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I'm in as well. Daughter wanted to go and I can't/won't say no. 4 deer at daybreak and nothing since.
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Old 10-07-2017, 09:41 AM   #50
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Had 4 does come in at daybreak. They stayed for a bit and left.
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