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Old 10-27-2020, 06:49 AM   #101
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Finally went out Saturday morning for the first time this year. I planned to hunt a tree I used a few years ago and hoped it would be unoccupied and still ready to hunt. I got kind of turned around since I hadnít been out there since 2018 season. While walking through the dark I hear something jump up in the brush to my left and swing my flashlight that direction just in time to see a young deer lunge face first into a tree. It fell like a sack of potatoes. I figured it just knocked itself out so I waited a few minutes watching it lay there and it never moved again. Little dude hit the tree so hard he broke his neck. I came home with some meat but not exactly how I planned.

Definitely not the preferred way to harvest a deer but it makes a darn good story to tell.


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Old 10-27-2020, 10:06 PM   #102
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Finally went out Saturday morning for the first time this year. I planned to hunt a tree I used a few years ago and hoped it would be unoccupied and still ready to hunt. I got kind of turned around since I hadnít been out there since 2018 season. While walking through the dark I hear something jump up in the brush to my left and swing my flashlight that direction just in time to see a young deer lunge face first into a tree. It fell like a sack of potatoes. I figured it just knocked itself out so I waited a few minutes watching it lay there and it never moved again. Little dude hit the tree so hard he broke his neck. I came home with some meat but not exactly how I planned.
Is it your stand Iíve been sitting in? Lol
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Old 10-28-2020, 10:01 AM   #103
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Beansandchili, I agree and I’d would have preferred sitting in the stand, getting a shot and tracked a deer but it is what it is.

Scottimus, No sir. I don’t leave my stands or any equipment out there. I carry it in and out every time. Although when I was out there this time I did walk past two of the same brand cameras locked to trees in an area I hunted a few years ago. That was only the second time I’ve seen cameras out there.
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Old 10-29-2020, 11:28 AM   #104
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Small like a nubbin. He barely had two little bumps on his head. I wouldnít have taken a shot at him if I had the chance but I also wasnít just going to leave it there to go to waste.

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Old 10-29-2020, 12:19 PM   #105
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Beansandchili, I agree and Iíd would have preferred sitting in the stand, getting a shot and tracked a deer but it is what it is.

Scottimus, No sir. I donít leave my stands or any equipment out there. I carry it in and out every time. Although when I was out there this time I did walk past two of the same brand cameras locked to trees in an area I hunted a few years ago. That was only the second time Iíve seen cameras out there.
Somebody left their tree stand from last year. Built a nice cage for it and all...lol

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Old 10-29-2020, 12:20 PM   #106
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Just saw a nice 4pt buck. It was down wind and winded me while screaming away. Lol
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Old 10-29-2020, 12:22 PM   #107
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Somebody left their tree stand from last year. Built a nice cage for it and all...lol

All galvanized 1/2Ē pipe shell.

Are you trolling or really sitting someone elseís stand? Doesnít sound like mine, but fair chance youíd be taking a bludgeon point to the rear if you were.
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Old 10-29-2020, 12:26 PM   #108
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Just saw a nice 4pt buck. It was down wind and winded me while screaming away. Lol

4 point, you should just stop hunting now before the game warden eats you for breakfast.
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Old 10-29-2020, 02:56 PM   #109
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Somebody left their tree stand from last year. Built a nice cage for it and all...lol

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That doesnít surprise me. I know where three other stands are that have been strapped to those same trees for at least 5 years. Iíve never seen anyone sit in them, thereís no seat cushions and one has vines growing on it.
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Old 10-29-2020, 08:24 PM   #110
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Sounds like id rather hunt there than the sam. How bad is vehicle burglary?
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Old 10-30-2020, 11:29 AM   #111
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Sounds like id rather hunt there than the sam. How bad is vehicle burglary?
I haven't heard of any. But also I don't leave things in my truck to attract thieves.
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Old 11-08-2020, 07:56 AM   #112
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Anybody else take a machete to cut their way through the fog this morning? ��
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Old 11-08-2020, 09:47 AM   #113
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Anybody else take a machete to cut their way through the fog this morning? ��
Yesterday morning was pretty rough. It definitely took longer to get there than normal because of the fog. Has anybody else noticed the lack of acorns, trails and activity this year?
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Old 11-10-2020, 10:52 AM   #114
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Yesterday morning was pretty rough. It definitely took longer to get there than normal because of the fog. Has anybody else noticed the lack of acorns, trails and activity this year?
Yea the activity is way down recently, I've noticed when we get cooler weather I see more activity. Also, looked at multiple oaks and I've only seen one acorn....
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Old 11-12-2020, 09:50 AM   #115
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Plus there’s been a guy out there running dogs hunting for pigs
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Old 11-12-2020, 09:51 AM   #116
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Plus thereís been a guy out there running dogs hunting for pigs
Had a guy 2 seasons ago do the same call the GW or the park Ranger when he's there

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Old 11-12-2020, 09:59 AM   #117
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Iv been blessed this season having a friend let me take my son hunting this yr again not on public but I know some of yall and I love sharing it... open day of youth rifle my son was able to connect on a doe... its his first deer and first rifle kill at 35 yrs old every time I connect on a deer I still get the shakes but this hunt not gonna lie I didn't shake but tears of joy took over me and my son in the blind after he shot she went 40 yards and nose dived my son dang near broke my neck squeezing it so hard!!!! Ill be at the PHL Thanksgiving week took vaca that week hope to see yall out there!!!

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Old 11-12-2020, 10:00 AM   #118
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Iv been blessed this season having a friend let me take my son hunting this yr again not on public but I know some of yall and I love sharing it... open day of youth rifle my son was able to connect on a doe... its his first deer and first rifle kill at 35 yrs old every time I connect on a deer I still get the shakes but this hunt not gonna lie I didn't shake but tears of joy took over me and my son in the blind after he shot she went 40 yards and nose dived my son dang near broke my neck squeezing it so hard!!!! Ill be at the PHL Thanksgiving week took vaca that week hope to see yall out there!!!

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Old 11-12-2020, 10:00 AM   #119
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Old 11-13-2020, 07:40 AM   #120
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Iv been blessed this season having a friend let me take my son hunting this yr again not on public but I know some of yall and I love sharing it... open day of youth rifle my son was able to connect on a doe... its his first deer and first rifle kill at 35 yrs old every time I connect on a deer I still get the shakes but this hunt not gonna lie I didn't shake but tears of joy took over me and my son in the blind after he shot she went 40 yards and nose dived my son dang near broke my neck squeezing it so hard!!!! Ill be at the PHL Thanksgiving week took vaca that week hope to see yall out there!!!

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Nice job! Congrats to your son. Making memories heíll never forget.
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Old 11-16-2020, 01:08 PM   #121
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Old 11-22-2020, 05:21 PM   #122
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Well my plan was to hunt this week but guess thats changed was able to make it happen with the booms stick sadly

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Old 11-23-2020, 11:56 AM   #123
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Well my plan was to hunt this week but guess thats changed was able to make it happen with the boi oms stick sadly

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I seen a buck that looks a lot like that one going to work last week he crossed the road in front of me I had to slow down so I wouldnít hit him
This was at yequa
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Old 11-23-2020, 12:00 PM   #124
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I seen a buck that looks a lot like that one going to work last week he crossed the road in front of me I had to slow down so I wouldnít hit him
This was at yequa

Pretty sure he wasnít rifle hunting at Yegua.
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Old 11-23-2020, 12:06 PM   #125
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Pretty sure he wasnít rifle hunting at Yegua.
No I was at Navasota river bottom lol

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Old 11-23-2020, 12:25 PM   #126
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My bad
I missed the rifle
Sorry
I did c a nice young buck idk Iíd he was legal I donít hunt there
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Old 11-23-2020, 12:28 PM   #127
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I drive through yequa every morning and evening and quit often see deer
A nice buck got ran over on top of the hill a month before the season started
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Old Today, 11:28 AM   #128
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Anybody on here happen to know why the northern part of the creek is marked public but when I went to check it out yesterday thereís a rifle blind with a feeder set up in the field I circled in red? I didnít take a close look at feeder to see if it was running or even had the motor but was just curious if anybody on here knew.


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Old Today, 11:44 AM   #129
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Anybody on here happen to know why the northern part of the creek is marked public but when I went to check it out yesterday thereís a rifle blind with a feeder set up in the field I circled in red? I didnít take a close look at feeder to see if it was running or even had the motor but was just curious if anybody on here knew.


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Report it brah last year we found 3 on 124 side by all the duck ponds people get brave and don't read all the rules for each phl

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I agree, report it. Thereís no room for that sort of thing.


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Old Today, 11:58 AM   #131
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It looked to have a feed panel around it too. My main concern was that the other side of the creek is actually private and not public like the book indicates.


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