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  • I pulled my camera after hunting yesterday evening just to see if the deer that had made the scrape and the rubs would show up and well, I think he did. I am guessing a 3 year old deer scoring maybe 115-120 which is a shooter to me all day long. What do you all think about his age and score?

    October 10, 2012 at 4:02pm

    I was putting out corn today and found an area that was ate up with rubs. Most of the trees were about 2 inchs in diamater with a couple of the rubs being on some decent size hardwoods and one on a nice size cedar. Pretty much right in the middle of all the rubs was a scrape that smelled pretty hot. My question to all you experts out there is this, with most of the rubs being on smaller trees does this mean it is a smaller buck? The scrape appeared to be a pretty decent size compared to a couple of others I have seen. Thanks!

    October 07, 2012 at 8:48pm

    I recently bought a bow and practiced a little bit. After a couple of nice groups I decided it was time to hit the woods. I had not been in the stand very long when a spike and a four pointer come up the ridge and helped themselves to some corn. Even though I knew I was not going to shoot at either one of these deer it still got my blood pumping to say the least. Soon after they mosied away a couple of nice size does came to get thier fill of some good ol' corn on the cob. My blood was pumping by now as I could already taste those backstraps and smell the jerky!! At 18 yards Im thinking this is not even fair, I draw back, squeeze my release and totally missed, I mean I shot 10 inches over her back. I played it over in my mind and came to realize I had put the wrong pin on her. I have hunted with blackpowder and rifle and have NEVER missed a deer, guess there is a first time for everything!! Lesson learned: I love bow hunting!!!!

    September 16, 2012 at 9:14pm

    I went to find a new area to hunt because I have had little success where I was hunting. I was taking some corn to a creek bottom and came across a cedar tree that had been shredded a few yards from that was another, and a few yards from that another. These were fresh rubs because the shavings were everywhere on top of the leaves that had already fallen. My question is, is this normal this tine of year and why? Any info would be helpful, thanks.

    December 28, 2011 at 5:00pm

    Friday evening was a night of highs and lows. I got in position around 4, sitting in a chair behind a bush looking down an old logging road. Around 5:10 I see a small buck come out a begin eat corn. I have been asked by the land owner to please shoot every deer I seen but I decie to wait to see if a doe or a bigger buck would come out. Just before dusk no other deer had appeared so I decided I would take the 5pt to get some meat in the freezer. I fired my 30-06 true and dropped him. As I hung him up to clean him, I notice he had no muscle mass in his hams. As soon as I made the first little cut this white-yellowish stinky puss shot out all over my hand causing me to nearly throw up. After calling one of my huntin pals and havin him look at it we made the no-brainer decision to ditch the deer. I was upset that I didnt get any meat but was happy that I decided to take him out because he needed to be put out of his misery. Have any of you ever expierence something like this, if so what could it have been. By the way the deen smelled like diarrhea!!

    December 03, 2011 at 8:14pm

    I think I want to buy a bow and try to be ready for next September. I dont want to spend alot of money because I am not sure how well I will like it. Any suggestions on a good quality bow that will not break me, I dont mind buying used either. Thanks guys

    November 30, 2011 at 8:50pm

    This is a young deer nut much bigger than anything I have ever killed. Given the chance what would yall do. The date should be 11/10/11. That was the first time setting up that camera.

    November 17, 2011 at 6:07pm

    Got in the stand about 3:45 yesterday and the action was pretty steady. After about 15 minutes I had 8 hens come in and start eatin on some corn, they hung around for about 5 minutes before heading elsewhere. Around 4:15 a huge bodied, but young, 4pt came in and got his fill. Then the fun started. A gaggle of around 25 turkey came in and were followed by 2 doe. I had a doe standing 45 yards to the left of me broadside as can be. I tried to turn slowly to take aim and the hens went nuts and checked out followed by the doe. Oh well, I'm guessing the good Lord want one of those doe to bring me a big boy tomorrow. One thing I just dont get is I cant find a turkey in the spring but they sure found me yesterday! Good luck to all of you guys this weekend!!

    November 10, 2011 at 4:00pm

    Today I did not have time to hunt so I set up a stand and took a look around the area. I found a cedar tree that had been destroyed and a scrape on an old road bed about 25 yards from the rub. Where I place my stand is in an oak bottom around 20 yards from the rub and from the stand I cant see the scrape clearly but have a nice view of the road bed itself. Should I monve my stand to get a better view of the scrape itself? I also want to add that i now know what that strong buck smell I hear yall talk about smells like, man it stunk!

    November 02, 2011 at 8:05pm

    I have been told in the past that if you have a full moon during the the peak of the rut, then you should avoid the woods during the morning hours because the bucks will chase all night and be less active until later in the day. I was just wondering how you guys were gonna approach hunting during the full moon seeing as the rut appears to be getting very close. Thanks

    November 01, 2011 at 4:27pm

    I just wanted to take a moment to say hello to my fellow sportsman. I have viewed the site the past couple of years and even signed up as a member but never posted. I enjoy geer hunting and do it mainly to provide meat for my family, but who doesnt like to see a nice set of antlers on the ground. I myself have never gotten to enjoy the feeling of a nice buck on the ground but hopefully it will happen one day. I enjoy reading the play by plays of the hunt and hope to post a few this year. God bless all of you andgood luck to all.

    October 30, 2011 at 1:15pm
    A comment titled: Holy Lee Co!!!!!! in response to a report titled: FROM DREAM TO REALITY*** Lee Co. Monster

    CONGRATS!!!! Man what a great buck!!! I to live and hunt Lee Co and thats an awesome deer no matter where you hunt!!!!! If you dont mind me askin what part of Lee was that. I hunt the south plank area.

    November 03, 2012 at 6:24pm
    A comment titled: WOW!!!! in response to a report titled: Makes my mouth water

    What a buck!!! Good luck to your friend. If he needs a hunting buddy tell him I think I could make time to go with him!!

    October 12, 2012 at 6:38pm
    A comment titled: Gobble Gobble in response to a report titled: 3 Gobblers have showed up and I've hunted here 10 years

    If they whats good for themselves they will head for the hills before Apri! They wont stand a chance with GT in the woods!!

    October 12, 2012 at 6:32pm
    A comment titled: Congrats!! in response to a report titled: First Bowkill with my Bowtech

    Congrats on a great lookin buck!!!

    October 12, 2012 at 6:26pm
    A comment titled: High Hopes!!! in response to a report titled: Well Look Who I Found!!!

    I agree with you guys totally!!! I do not have a buck on the wall and think this would be a great buck to start with. This might even be the biggest deer I ever have a shot at, who knows what the future holds. I do indeed remember every deer I have killed so far which include small bucks. About three years ago when I really got serious about hunting I told myself I would not shoot another buck if I was not going to get him mounted, be it a euro or a shoulder mount. I hope this is my year to take a wall hanger for me, score really doesnt matter to me either I was just wondering what all of you thouhgt. Thank you all for the encouragement and well wishes on this deer. God Bless you all and hopefully I will have a play by play and a pic with my hands on those beautiful antlers!!!

    October 11, 2012 at 2:58pm
    A comment titled: Take him out!! in response to a report titled: Whats your Opinion on this Guy????

    Thats a good lookin deer GT! I would also guess 3.5 and 115-120. He would look good next to your other trophys!!!

    October 10, 2012 at 7:52pm
    A comment titled: Congrats!!! in response to a report titled: brute 8 pointer

    Congrats on a beauty of a buck!!!

    October 10, 2012 at 5:33pm
    A comment titled: Congrats!! in response to a report titled: 9

    Thats one heck of a deer! Congrats!!!

    October 10, 2012 at 5:32pm
    A comment titled: Nice Buck in response to a report titled: Had to let him go!

    Thats a nice buck! Tell your friend I said congrats and also Sempre Fi!!! I served in the Marines for 4 years and it made me love God and country more than I ever knew I could!!

    October 10, 2012 at 5:30pm
    A comment titled: Congrats!!! in response to a report titled: got em

    Awesome buck, Congrats!!!!

    October 08, 2012 at 5:59pm
    A comment titled: Dang Bud! in response to a report titled: KANSAS RECAP

    I sure do hate that for you. I have never taken anything larger than a basket rack 6pt so I would have probably puked not being able to find it. Good luck with the rest of the season!!

    October 08, 2012 at 5:57pm
    A comment titled: Good stuff!! in response to a report titled: Little Video I put together of My First Duck season ever lol

    That was awesome GT. Good friends and good times. Thats the main reason I dove hunt, you can cut up and still send lead flying and have something to grill when your finished. I have never duck hunted but you guys made it look fun!!

    October 08, 2012 at 5:55pm
    A comment titled: Gettin excited but what to do? in response to a report titled: Scrape advice??

    This is my first year bow hunting and I have missed a doe so my confidence is not the highest right now. Should I leave the area alone until muzzleloader or should I take my chances? Thanks again to all you guys for helping a newby like me!!!

    October 08, 2012 at 5:47pm
    A comment titled: Bedding area in response to a report titled: Scrape advice??

    Hey guys thanks for the insight. Viper, these rubs are all between a cutover and a foodplot. The scrape is on an old roadbed that the deer cross while heading from on to the other is what Im guessing. The scrape itself is probably 3 to 4 feet in size. Thanks again and hopefully I will post a pic of my first wall-hanger. I hunt for meat but a nice buck sure would make my man-room complete!

    October 08, 2012 at 5:12am
    A comment titled: What the heck!!! in response to a report titled: WARNING!!!!!Very Nasty Guys

    Thanks for re-posting that GT! That waas some messed up deer you had there. The buck was not that bad, as a matter of fact not even close. I wish i had thought at the time about contacting a warden that maybe coulda taken the deer to some sort of wildlife testing facility. Im sure he is coyote and buzzard food by now. This evening I was on the club land and watched a cowhorn for about 30 minutes and that made me realize how bad off that other buck was. Thanks againfor the info and for the advice on the bow. Come spring if you want a student for turkey season just come on own to Lee County and show me how bust one of those gobblin toms! Have a good one bud

    December 03, 2011 at 9:43pm
    A comment titled: Nice deer in response to a report titled: SuperWide

    Congrats brother. I hunt Lee County as well and I really think we dont get enough credit. I know of several 120+ bucks killed here the past couple of years!

    November 21, 2011 at 4:36pm
    A comment titled: Awesome Deer in response to a report titled: 172 4/8 B/C (Unnofficial) 11 Pointer in Rockingham County

    Congrats!!! What an awesome deer. Who says North Carolina isn't a good trophy buck state. Way to prove them wrong!!

    November 21, 2011 at 4:31pm
    A comment titled: typo in response to a report titled: What yall think??

    Should read but much bigger

    November 17, 2011 at 6:09pm
    A comment titled: Lets get a big ol tom! in response to a report titled: Got busted by turkeys!!!

    Buddy I tell you what, you come here and just let me watch and listen to you hunt and you got a deal. I have only had bad luck huntin turkeys but have only read and seen on tv how to do it. I hunt in Lee Co. and there are not alot of turkey here as a whole, but there are alot on the land we lease. Last year twe put in a club rule not to shoot jakes and still had 12 tom taken last year.

    November 11, 2011 at 7:04pm
    A comment titled: Nice Buck in response to a report titled: big ten

    Great deer you got there! Congrats!!

    November 11, 2011 at 6:52pm
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