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#6001441 - 10/30/15 07:22 AM Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co)
Hunt25-06fish Offline
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Registered: 05/03/12
Posts: 700
Loc: sanger,Tx
Ok I'm hunting in northern wise county the mature bucks have split and I've seen them chasing does also last weekend I was in my stand about 5:15am it was still a while before daylight and I am 99% positive I listen to a decent fight for about 6 min just wondering if I might could slip in the stand today if it's not raining to hard and do a little mid day rattling or is it to early…

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#6001443 - 10/30/15 07:25 AM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Hunt25-06fish]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
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Loc: Texas
If they are fighting its not to early.
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#6001466 - 10/30/15 07:44 AM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Hunt25-06fish]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 4116
Loc: texas
If they are chasing and fighting it's time.
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#6001483 - 10/30/15 07:54 AM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Hunt25-06fish]
MontagueMonsters Offline
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Registered: 10/07/15
Posts: 316
Couldn't hurt, if you have a decoy that will help too!

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#6001500 - 10/30/15 08:06 AM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Hunt25-06fish]
Erathkid Offline
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Not too early. Pre-Rut is one of the best times to do so.
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#6001708 - 10/30/15 10:10 AM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Hunt25-06fish]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Agree with the fellas, I have seen young bucks showing interest in does. I still see older bucks together, but not as often, still doesn't seem like they are traveling much.
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#6001766 - 10/30/15 10:52 AM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Hunt25-06fish]
Kenny Powers Offline
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Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 743
Loc: De-Kalb Sulphur River
Its worked for me in late October there.
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#6001831 - 10/30/15 11:31 AM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Erathkid]
stxranchman Offline
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Originally Posted By: Erathkid
Not too early. Pre-Rut is one of the best times to do so.

Pre-rut is my favorite time to rattle. Bucks are cruising and covering some ground looking for the first sign of a doe that is in. During the peak of the rut when the bucks are locked down with does can be to frustrating. Still works but not as well as the few days priour to the peak of the rut for me.
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#6001835 - 10/30/15 11:34 AM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Hunt25-06fish]
BenBob Offline
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Registered: 01/27/06
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Only one way to find out.
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#6002087 - 10/30/15 01:35 PM Re: Is it to early to rattle? (Wise co) [Re: Hunt25-06fish]
Hunt25-06fish Offline
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Registered: 05/03/12
Posts: 700
Loc: sanger,Tx
Been trying it since 12:00 ratteled in a coyote so far but no deer

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