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#5392558 - 11/01/14 04:04 PM anyone in a stand in Wise county?
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#5392561 - 11/01/14 04:07 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
Tff caribou Offline
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I'm on the wise/jack line just inside jack county. Just saw either one 4 point that circled back and came out twice, or 2 4 points. Couldn't tell if it was the same deer. Not a shooter, but a promising sign.
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#5392597 - 11/01/14 04:48 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
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We didn't have a hunt booked in Bosque, so I'm in my blind. I am on the jack/wise line too, seen a buck over the fence at 4. And seen a yote at 4:15.
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#5392609 - 11/01/14 04:56 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: SowHntr]
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Originally Posted By: SowHntr
We didn't have a hunt booked in Bosque, so I'm in my blind. I am on the jack/wise line too, seen a buck over the fence at 4. And seen a yote at 4:15.


Where abouts? We're the first road after you pass the power plant.
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#5392748 - 11/01/14 06:57 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
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Saw a lot of movement this morning. Decided to skip this evening. Any movement?

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#5392786 - 11/01/14 07:35 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
Brad Hardt Offline
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Saw six doe, nice eight, and three other small buck
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#5392800 - 11/01/14 07:44 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
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Saw a few, they are still on acorns pretty good, pick at the corn. This evening they where in the food plot pretty good too. Small 3 pnt chasing and that was the extent of it.
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#5392932 - 11/01/14 09:05 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
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I hunted a right of way cut through an oak patch. Acorns everywhere and corn pilled up under feeders. Will be that way awhile I think.

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#5392973 - 11/01/14 09:20 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
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I am on the Jack side south of 380 and no deer.

Dove and ducks, but that was all.

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#5392977 - 11/01/14 09:21 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Originally Posted By: Tff caribou
Originally Posted By: SowHntr
We didn't have a hunt booked in Bosque, so I'm in my blind. I am on the jack/wise line too, seen a buck over the fence at 4. And seen a yote at 4:15.


Where abouts? We're the first road after you pass the power plant.


Wizard off of 1156, seen two bucks both young deer.
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#5392992 - 11/01/14 09:26 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: KennyLee]
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Originally Posted By: KennyLee
I hunted a right of way cut through an oak patch. Acorns everywhere and corn pilled up under feeders. Will be that way awhile I think.


KennyLee, same thing in SW Young county, corn piling under feeders, very few deer pics at feeders, lots/lots of greenery in pasture and lots of dropped acorns under oak trees. Also have no strong indication of rut happening. Think we need some wet/cold temps to really jumpstart things. With such a mild Fall so far, may push the rut an extra week or so, IMO.

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#5393067 - 11/01/14 10:15 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
KennyLee Offline
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DQ, I agree.

I've seen threads about chasing in Denton, Hood, and Erath. However, I saw 4 different groups of does from my stand and not a single buck paying attention to them. Only two bucks I saw were young and running together. Had mature bucks at the feeders up until 10 days ago, but not a single one since (at least looking at pics).

I think they've all changed their patterns to eat the acorns rather than moving off to start the pre-rut.

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#5393129 - 11/01/14 11:28 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
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Kenny, I had a 3 point chas'in like a sob,(posted earlier above). My daughter almost hit a buck going to work Friday morning on old Agnes Rd. He was chasing a doe across the road the daughter said.

We also seem to have 3x's the acorns this year and a few areas of Wise county had a few late summer rains, just plain food everywhere. Deer this morning walked right through the food plot, past the feeder to the bedding area, this after I watched them under oaks brush for about 30 minutes. I assume after acorns.
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#5393138 - 11/01/14 11:33 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
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I also have found 5 scrapes that are getting worked pretty hard, pulled cards Friday and saw 2 of them had good urine stains.
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#5393141 - 11/01/14 11:47 PM Re: anyone in a stand in Wise county? [Re: Brad Hardt]
KennyLee Offline
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I hate to say it, but I'm less excited about this year than I have been in a long time. The two bucks I let walk last year to "grow" both declined dramatically. One other I never got a shot at hasn't been on cam since Sept.

I know there are still some out there, but with kids activities and work I just won't be able to hunt as much this year, so I'm gonna have to be a bit lazy about it and wait until they are hitting feeders again. I'll sneak out for a hunt or two per week, but I don't have high expectations.

Of course, I've had high expectations most years and have pulled the trigger on a buck twice on my place in the last 12 years, so maybe this "new" approach will produce some results.

Likely will take a doe this week sometime, just didn't feel like cleaning one this morning.

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