LFTS 11/02/2020

Discussion in 'Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by johnhunter247, Nov 2, 2020.

  1. Ieatshrooms

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    I would never leave a treestand in favor of ground during archery season, especially with 20 mins of light left, that i would say is a mistake. Also, hunting a lot is a lot different than hunting smart. That guy could have been waiting for the perfect wind and purposely let that stand sit unpressured to have exactly what happened, happen. I once sat for the first time on a 20 acre property and shot a 135" nine point that the neighbors had been hounding for weeks. I knew the area and where the bucks went to when pressured, so even though I wasn't there, I was still hunting him indirectly. I've read on here several times where you have seen that buck and he never seems to be where you are. Sounds to me like the buck has patterned you, more so than you patterned him. The best way to pattern a deer is to not be there. Either watching him by cams or from a long distance, then move in. Otherwise he most likely knows your entries and exits, and he is toying with ya.
     
  2. old graybeard

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    Great looking buck! Congrats!
     
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  3. old graybeard

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    AWESOME! You'll never forget this one and you'll relive it for years. Congrats
     
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    I tip my cap to you. That’s a long day blowing around.


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  5. michiganoutdoorsman

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    Quite frankly, I’d be pretty upset and probably wouldn’t be the nicest person in that moment. I try to act like Christ would in situations where I know I’ll lose my cool and fail miserably at times. I’d probably settle down after a bit but it’s common sense to stay till dark at the very least, maybe longer if you’re not trying to bump deer. That’s a tough one to justify leaving 20 minutes early.
     
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    VENISON, NOODLES, TATERS, CORN.
     
  7. MichiFishy

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    70 yd shot??? :Protest_e
     
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  8. melvvin

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    Long day in the wind today my tree stand shifted several times in the gusts. That gets my attention! Seen deer the 1st hour of daylight and kept seeing them till around 9. 4 bucks passed by but nothing close. Couple turkeys came close to being thanksgiving dinner but zigged when I needed them to zag. Didn't see anything again till 4:30 when a tall fork horn passed by with his nose to ground on a steady march. Had a deer in front at dark but could only get a few glimpses, no idea if it had headgear. Everything is still walking. Congrats on the nice bucks taken today. Be out in the morning last hunt for a while.
     
  9. FREEPOP

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    I have friend that always bails out of his stand thinking he can get on the bucks without them knowing. He never has (over 20 years) and he doesn't hunt with me.
     
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    Fine work today gentlemen...congrats all around.
     
  11. Craves

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    Congratulations to all the successful hunters and my thanks to all of you for another fine day of LFTS!

    There is always tomorrow...
     
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  12. November Sunrise

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    As long as they're broadside, why limit yourself to only 70 yard shots?
     
  13. FREEPOP

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    When lobbing one over there you really have to watch for geese getting in the path.
     
  14. Hoytman5

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    Hell yeah! Great shot and even nicer buck! Congrats Pieter!
     
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  15. November Sunrise

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    I fail to see how waterfowl flight patterns make any difference as long as the deer is BROADSIDE.
     
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