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What about the Rut #8463533 12/01/21 02:45 PM
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NE Kaufman county and no buck daylight movement and I live in my deer blind.

Am I missing something?


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Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8463826 12/01/21 08:17 PM
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My 1st rut is done in Erath. Hoping some does got missed and we get more activity later this week. Girls pass by and the boys don't even stop eating

Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8464073 12/02/21 01:32 AM
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I saw l lock down last weekend


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Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8464194 12/02/21 03:43 AM
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Hunt county think 2nd rut happening saw bucks following doe Sunday morning saw couple bucks cruising this afternoon . Sunday 4 doe came out 8:30am within minutes they get spooky and lots of looking back. A nice young buck comes out but he doesn’t crowd them a small spike comes out and chases a smaller doe . I typically see this and a few days later the big bucks show think you should definitely be hunting all you can right now.

Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8464585 12/02/21 04:45 PM
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Yesterday afternoon had a buck at two feeders at sunset and had doe eating next to them both.


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Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8465317 12/03/21 01:53 PM
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OK it's on in North Kaufman, saw nice buck prancing after a doe last evening at sunset.


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Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8465950 12/04/21 02:05 AM
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Thought so going in am hope to see the mature bucks

Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8466188 12/04/21 01:32 PM
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East Texas. Primary rut is done here. Bucks are back running together and tolerating one another for the most part.


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Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8466598 12/04/21 10:23 PM
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Getting a little rut activity in Wise. Jumped up a mature buck with a doe this morning.

It’s the 2nd rut though. Only chasing I’ve seen this year was at the end of October up until first weekend in November.

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Originally Posted by KennyLee
Getting a little rut activity in Wise. Jumped up a mature buck with a doe this morning.

It’s the 2nd rut though. Only chasing I’ve seen this year was at the end of October up until first weekend in November.

The Throckmorton 10pt Geezer I busted was herding two doe this morning in mid 40 degree temps; think colder temps will drive secondary rut intensity

Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8466930 12/05/21 04:46 AM
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Congrats to Augustus for this nice 9 pt, Nice, big buck. [Linked Image]
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Saw doe briefly stoped on corn they were spooky and young buck came and chased them off and around through my shooting lanes. A mature buck showed up and locked horns with the smaller one they spared for about a minute not really aggressive and the smaller one took off. Bucks were roaming separately saw 4 different bucks one wide 10 point good mass short tines

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Kinda par for the course but there’s a ton of chasing at my place right now.

Stayed in the stand all but 1 hour of daylight Saturday then hunted until 11 yesterday. Saw a lot of deer, but no shooters. On the way out, I had a gun with me I wanted to shoot and went to the side of the property I rarely hunt to do so.

3 bucks chased a doe right through me just as I finished shooting. The reason I’d finished was because I’d shot my last bullet.


None of the 3 were the buck I’m after so they were safe regardless.

Since getting home, I’ve had several bucks at feeders and just got a pic of one with its nose to the ground after a doe.

Timing is everything. Talk about a case of the Mondays…..

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Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8469059 12/07/21 09:34 PM
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I reported above on the 3rd of filming a buck after a doe and yesterday I had bucks and doe at feeder same time. Climate change.


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Congrats to Augustus for this nice 9 pt, Nice, big buck. [Linked Image]
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Always make sure your rifle is sighted in and practice. Just food for thought.

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Congrats to Augustus for this nice 9 pt, Nice, big buck. [Linked Image]
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Did he sneak up on him and whack him behind the head with a machete?

Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8470230 12/09/21 01:59 AM
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Good eye that is his very near miss and deep graze shot, he said he was trying to not ruin any meat and a hit is a hit. And he tries for neck shots that seem to reduce running after hit .


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Re: What about the Rut [Re: shooterwalter] #8470255 12/09/21 02:23 AM
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Originally Posted by shooterwalter
Good eye that is his very near miss and deep graze shot, he said he was trying to not ruin any meat and a hit is a hit. And he tries for neck shots that seem to reduce running after hit .

I havent followed closely so I may of missed it, but are you saying that high neck grazing shot was a killing shot??


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YEP


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