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Anyone else hunting in the rain this evening? #8108561 12/30/20 10:51 PM
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I decided to come sit in the rain. Seen 6 does so far. [Linked Image]


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And make Kamila president

She’d just end up blowing it......
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I am not hunting but I wish we had water standing like that.

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There's a feeder 150 yards or so below the house. I'm keeping an eye on it while doing some other stuff around here. Does that count? cool

Truth be told, an Irish Elk might be safe from me this evening. Cold, windy and wet...but thank the Lord for the precipitation.

I'd shoot a hog or a coyote, though. Some things even weather doesn't interfere with...

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Good luck this afternoon, it’s been raining buckets here. I’ve killed some of my biggest deer in the rain so you never know what’s going to step out.

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I've seen 6 does and 4 bucks so far. No shooters yet...


Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
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And make Kamila president

She’d just end up blowing it......
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I saw a coyote sneaking through the pasture a few minutes ago in the rain. When I grabbed a rifle and opened the door my blue heeler ran over me and alerted him. By the time I got the scope on him he was running off into the creek bottom. Bad dog.


One shot is all it should take.
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Originally Posted by don k
I am not hunting but I wish we had water standing like that.

We didn't have standing water this morning. It's been coming down all day.


Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
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And make Kamila president

She’d just end up blowing it......
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I chickened out today but I'll be after them tomorrow.

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Yup. Gonna be a long cold ride back to camp in the mule.

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Fixing to go out back here for hogs until the front blows through.

Then I'll chicken out and head for home! smile

Re: Anyone else hunting in the rain this evening? [Re: unclebubba] #8108696 12/31/20 12:32 AM
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I don't know about hunting, but I was trying to do some sniping. laugh 'Just walked back to the house from the closest blind. When I got there, the blind had blown over from yesterday's wind. The good news is, it's a double-wide "Blynd" and I just tipped it back over and there was no damage. grin

Sleety rain and starting to get down-right bitter. Watched a beautiful 8 I've watched before, but I just can't bring myself to shoot him. "Hook Brow" I call him 'cause his brow tines hook forward. Also saw something I'd never seen before, a big bruiser axis buck (short, velvet horns right now) come running in with the WT does when the feeder went off. And he hung out the whole time.

We should wake up to snow in the morning. 'Believe I'll take the pickup out, if I go out in the morning. sleep2


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I ended up missing a pig. Last light. I could see the pig, but I couldn't see the crosshairs. bang


Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
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And make Kamila president

She’d just end up blowing it......
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I watched a few whitetail at the feeder. A friend hunting on the other side of the pasture shot a hog that ran off. He called hoping that I would go help. I was heading back to a warm cabin, and I was not going to look for a hog.


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You snipping ? rofl
One thing about the deer stands, ya can get outa the weather..

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2 hours hunten..
Had a fawn walk 12ft from me...
Let it walk ... public land hunt...
Stay with it...

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Nothing moving here all day.


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Blue Lacy woke me up at 4am; 'couldn't go back to sleep, so decided to get up and get ready to go out. Reorganizing my pack I saw a flash that looked just like lightning. And then the rain started, so here I am on here, trying to decide whether it's worth it. 31 degrees. We should have a very nice coating of ice on everything today. Happy Hunting! Nobody fall and break their coccyx. grin


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
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Originally Posted by Creekrunner
Blue Lacy woke me up at 4am; 'couldn't go back to sleep, so decided to get up and get ready to go out. Reorganizing my pack I saw a flash that looked just like lightning. And then the rain started, so here I am on here, trying to decide whether it's worth it. 31 degrees. We should have a very nice coating of ice on everything today. Happy Hunting! Nobody fall and break their coccyx. grin



I'm happy to let you keep that frozen stuff up there!

Supposed to clear off here later this morning, and cool down even more.

My brother and nephew are coming in for an end of season hunt tomorrow. Might make for lots of deer moving for them.

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In the blind. Ice-rain now. Glad the stairs are grip-strut. I looked like the robbers in Home Alone going up them. If it's okay with you guys, I'm only opening the south-facing window. grin

Not sure the 4WD is working on the Bronco. 'Could be a long walk back to the comforts of home and the Mrs.


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In a tower blind in Duval Co. raining like hell thunder and lightning and strong wind. Probably most worried I’ve ever been about a tornado or getting g struck by lightning in a deer stand, but amazingly have had deer since we could see. When it lays hope it’s good up


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Boar down. 'Course, they won't get up and run off when you want them to. bang

Oh well, confirmed dead pig #50 for the ranch.


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I still got up early this morning (2:45am), but my situation is much different than last night....
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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
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And make Kamila president

She’d just end up blowing it......
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OH HE77 NO !!!!!!!

but I will be after this chit passes, Friday, Saturday and Sunday banana

Got to get out the cold weather clothes


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Originally Posted by Creekrunner
Boar down. 'Course, they won't get up and run off when you want them to. bang

Oh well, confirmed dead pig #50 for the ranch.



I'd have shot it too! grin

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Originally Posted by Creekrunner
Nobody fall and break their coccyx. grin


They only happens at the dunes


For it is not the quarry that we truly seek, but the adventure.
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Originally Posted by Creekrunner
Boar down. 'Course, they won't get up and run off when you want them to. bang

Oh well, confirmed dead pig #50 for the ranch.


That's what I'm talkin' about...I might not shoot a deer or turkey in nasty weather, but hogs and coyotes are ALWAYS gonna get it.

To quote Red-Legs Terrell in "The Outlaw Josey Wales": "Doin' right ain't got no end..."

Of course, it IS helpful when they haul themselves off!

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