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Pre-rut is in

Discussion in 'Indiana Bowhunting' started by Jeffro, Oct 28, 2005.

  1. Saw several more deer again this morning. I had two does come in that I though about taking but neither presented the shot despite being within 8-yards. I saw a buck try to move in on a doe but she jumped away. I also saw a couple scrapes while coming out.

    I went back in the mid-afternoon. Within minutes after a little grunt & rattle a decent 5-point came in. I was in the stand less than 45-minutes. He gave me a 12-yard shot. Double lunged 'em, waited 40-minutes then found him about 80-yards away. It's all good...!!!

    His neck was slightly swollen but the tarsel glands didn't have a strong smell.

    Shoot straight. Hunt safe. Good luck.

  2. Steve

    Steve Admin Mod

    It's getting exciting. My week of bow hunting vacation can't get here soon enough.

  3. been seeing alot of bucks checking does out. cant wait till nov 12