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    Well this year i hant missed a day of bow season yet and id have to say its been pretty interesting. I have had 4 nice bucks within bow range but id have to say they were either to close or to far. i had a 6 pt at 3 yds and an 8pt and two small bucks at 60 yds but didnt feel comfortable shooting at such a late time. i also seen the buck that im hoping to get at about 100 yds out he is a ten-or-twelve still in velvet with split g2s and a split browtine. hopefully i will get a shot at one of them that i will feel comfortable making. anybody else having a good season so far?
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    Good luck
    Sounds like you are off to a good start. Seeing deer and making smart decisions on shooting. I've arrowed one doe so far and have hunted 3 of the 4 days. My son and I got off to a bad start with a scum stealing cameras and mothballing one of our sites. We are going to hang some new stands this afternoon when I pick him up from school and hopefully get back on them. So far this morning it has been quite other than a bunch of squirrels. Good luck to you
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    Season
    Cool..I have hunted about each morning but Not a evening yet...You seeing movement in morning or evening or Both? I have seen a few Deer and was gonna take a good doe and once I made my mind up she looked behind her and I did as well and her single spotted fawn came running to her so I let her go...I did have a basket rack 8 pointer come by that was 12/14 inches wide and perfect but very young looking and didn't hang around long. Only other thing I have seen on stand is 4 Turkeys. Gonna check out my other spot today because a family or gang of 6 coons spend the entire night at this stand..I checked my camera yesterday morning before I left and my 8GB card was full after 2 days..I was thinking my camera was gonna be giving trouble but it was the Coons in front of it from dusk till dawn.....Good Luck
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    Nice hunts
    Nice hunts you've been having.

    I have only been 3 times. The first time I only saw a cow horn at 20 yards. The second hunt was 15 deer with 4 bucks and all the bucks were at 28 yards and small and the does were on the other side of the field. The 3rd hunt yesterday I saw a fawn paralleling the cut corn field momma doe stayed in the woods and then called it in. 5 minutes later I see why, a coyote was coming from up wind. as it turned to go into the woods following the deer I called it and it came running down the field to wide open. I didn't know the range but stopped it for a quick shot and shot just under it. When the arrow hit the dirt it flipped up and smacked the yote in the chests. It turn and hauled butt. Dang so close. That was the second time in 3 hunts a coyote messed me up!

    Good luck with the big one.
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    nice
    Sounds like you have been having some good luck.ive been out three times saw three does and two turkeys,i was able to stick me a nice fat doe.
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    Archery Season
    Deerslayer, it sounds like you have had a pretty good season so far even though you have not gotten a shot...My season has been so so. I have seen deer on all 3 of my sits. Opening morning I saw 2 does and a fawn but the 2 does were just too small. I was waiting on the big momma doe. I also saw 5 turkeys that morning. My first evening hunt I saw a pile of deer including 2 shooter bucks. If you ready my post 'My Beautiful Horrible Evening' you will find out how I blew it lol...Then last night I hunted over a small bean field and missed a doe at 48 yds....I gave her a chest a haircut lol.....All in all, It has been pretty good so far and I am anxious to see what the rest of the season is like..I am just ready to get me a doe in the freezer....
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