Deer hunting, any luck?

Discussion in 'The Hunting & Fishing Forum' started by robman2629, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Rneck

    Rneck Member

    Nov 1, 2009
    a small SC 8 point taken on Sat that was trailing a doe.

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  2. Rembrandt

    Rembrandt Member

    Jul 4, 2001
    Trophy hunting here (Iowa)....passed up a lot of deer, those big boys take a little more patience. Holding out for a 180 class that's been cruising the neighborhood.....once I saw him everything else seemed tiny.

  3. CCHolderinMaine

    CCHolderinMaine Well-Known Member

    Mar 21, 2012
    Steep Falls, Maine
    You gotta stay away from those Chrysler products. There's a reason that company went out of business....twice.
  4. twobit

    twobit Active Member

    Sep 15, 2010
    Saturday (Nov 3rd) was opening day. I live on the ranch so I see them (deer) everyday. I walked out and sat in the blind opening morning with the rifle. Saw three (two doe, one buck) did not shoot at any. I heard very few shots so opening day was not successful to very many around here. Did not really plan on shooting one yet, so I had fun just sitting there watching the sunrise and the deer. Still hot down here in SW Texas. It was 60 degrees at sunrise and in the 80's later that day.
  5. goofy

    goofy Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2011
    1 nice doe and picked out my buck for gun season;)
  6. robman2629

    robman2629 Active Member

    Sep 8, 2012
    We are coming in at about half that. Was out tonight, it was 34 degrees outside. Chilly.
  7. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2011
    Yesterday was the first day of primitive weapons. I didn't get to go then but I did today. I got a young doe from about 65 yards with my .54 Hawken. Yeah I know my truck is a catchall.:D

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  8. tim peterson

    tim peterson Member

    Oct 2, 2008
    Howdy I have been out 5 times. Have yet to see a deer. Saw 5 on the private land to the north but there anti hunter. This last summer we had record heat and drought. We had no rain from july14 until sept4 dont forget the fires. The dry land corn just down the road grew to 40 inches and stoped. Okay thats enought whining. The deer are here we just need to adjust our methods. That and some cold maybe some snow might do it. To days temp 78. Good hunting and have fun.
  9. hstout1143

    hstout1143 Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2012
    Are there limits on the number of deer you can take Jack? What kind of deer do you have?
  10. robman2629

    robman2629 Active Member

    Sep 8, 2012
    Man, this is the 6th day now and still nothing. We have been following doe and buck tracks like crazy but they all lead to restricted areas. I jumped a couple the other day but the ran right into some housing district. Hopefully theres better luck tomorrow and saturday.
  11. robman2629

    robman2629 Active Member

    Sep 8, 2012
    Out for another couple of days and still nothing except a couple ticks. Saw a couple of big gobblers this morning and wanted to fire so badly because I never saw them when it was actually season but they know how to work it. We sat on a nice area where there were buck and doe tracks, some nice piles of droppings and some scrapes but they never made it back up our way. On the other hand, my lady is quite angry she had to work today and her cousin shot a nice buck up north where we go when she isnt working. Hopefully I can get her something too so she doesnt have to listen to him all year.
  12. fleetwood1976

    fleetwood1976 Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2009
    Southern Indiana
    got a button buck last night. picked the biggest of the 2 doe i saw and it ended up being a button buck, still good meat and summer sausage.
  13. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
    Got 2 does and a 6 point last week. :D So now I am at 4 for the season. Still got my eye on a big one on my buddies place though.
  14. howlnmad

    howlnmad Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    Harriman, Tn


    First two of muzzle loader. A spike on the one and the other was a 8 pointer but had 2 broken off. At least it's meat for the freezer.
  15. robman2629

    robman2629 Active Member

    Sep 8, 2012
    Regular season ended here. Didnt end up shooting something, no matter how hard I prayed for those does to grow antlers I saw, it never worked. I did help my buddy get a nice 5 pointer a week ago. At least I'll get some meat there!
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