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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #20 on: October 16, 2014, 11:21:34 PM »
BWW
Probably twice what you think... if they are in the northern US
Depends on age.
 
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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #21 on: October 16, 2014, 11:51:54 PM »
I guess it all depends on your perspective and how steep the hills are!  I was chasing Chuckars yesterday and swear the mountains have somehow gotten steeper! :D :D :D :D
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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2014, 12:18:29 AM »
It's curious to me on how antler colors vary. I've taken bucks that lived their whole life in a cedar swamp in the UP that were the color of Bibby's picture. I've got a nice shooter that I've been seeing around my home that has antlers the color of white chalk.

Last Sunday, he ran across my driveway as I was driving out at 2 in the afternoon. Tonight, I nearly hit him in the road, as I was slowing to turn in the driveway. I've had people hitting me up at the local restaraunts and our High School football games, that have seen him at night and want to hunt my yard.
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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #23 on: October 28, 2014, 02:17:19 PM »
This one is tending to a scrape - hope he decides to do some tending during the day  :D



Looks to be the same buck from a couple weeks earlier

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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #24 on: October 29, 2014, 08:14:34 AM »
been waiting for your posts vt, you have some dandy's out your way for sure,
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« Reply #25 on: October 29, 2014, 08:32:14 AM »
been waiting for your posts vt, you have some dandy's out your way for sure,

Thanks!  I enjoy seeing them out on the property and looking for sheds in the spring since they aren't really hunted (no hunting on our watershed property and limited hunting on adjacent land).  This camera is hanging close to the boundary with some land that will be getting hunted this weekend  :D
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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #26 on: October 29, 2014, 08:52:54 AM »
Was out this morning and it was "just" past nocturnal time when a buck walked by.
So far, this is what I have. (will go out on the trail in about an hour to see what is at the end of it).

 

 
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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #27 on: October 29, 2014, 09:27:41 AM »
Looking good !!   smiley_thumbsup
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« Reply #28 on: October 29, 2014, 07:29:21 PM »
Yes!
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« Reply #29 on: October 30, 2014, 09:40:27 AM »
Where's beenthere's buck?  I just knew he would show us,,
only have a few chain saws I'm not suppose to use, but will at times, one dog Dolly, pretty good dog, just not sure what for yet,  working on getting the gardening back in order, and kinda thinking on maybe a small bbq bizz,  thinking about it,

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« Reply #30 on: October 30, 2014, 11:28:25 AM »
Still tracking?
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« Reply #31 on: October 30, 2014, 11:33:01 AM »
Always after shooting time.
 

 


  
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« Reply #32 on: October 30, 2014, 12:36:34 PM »
Always, but then the magic moment, when they get stupid,, hope beenthere finds it, the bolt looked like a good hit,, dark blood, but could've been the photo,
only have a few chain saws I'm not suppose to use, but will at times, one dog Dolly, pretty good dog, just not sure what for yet,  working on getting the gardening back in order, and kinda thinking on maybe a small bbq bizz,  thinking about it,

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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #33 on: October 30, 2014, 01:37:49 PM »
Maybe beenthere has gone nocturnal too !!
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« Reply #34 on: October 30, 2014, 03:59:53 PM »
Sorry, wasn't worthy of a pic. 
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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #35 on: October 30, 2014, 05:43:06 PM »
Well they don't all gots-ta be big.   ;D
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« Reply #36 on: October 30, 2014, 06:52:10 PM »
Worthy of the freezer! 8)  that's even better in my book,  happy for you, and the season is early yet.
only have a few chain saws I'm not suppose to use, but will at times, one dog Dolly, pretty good dog, just not sure what for yet,  working on getting the gardening back in order, and kinda thinking on maybe a small bbq bizz,  thinking about it,

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« Reply #37 on: October 30, 2014, 09:34:31 PM »
 

 
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« Reply #38 on: October 31, 2014, 07:40:30 AM »
yep, that one there is a dandy!
only have a few chain saws I'm not suppose to use, but will at times, one dog Dolly, pretty good dog, just not sure what for yet,  working on getting the gardening back in order, and kinda thinking on maybe a small bbq bizz,  thinking about it,

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Re: Those Nocturnal Bucks
« Reply #39 on: November 07, 2014, 07:46:12 AM »
Really nice but it looks like a broom handle is sticking out of his head?!
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