LFTS Black Friday

Discussion in 'Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by crossneyes, Nov 27, 2020.

  1. retired dundo

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  2. bombcast

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    Drove 4 hours north for thanksgiving with the fam and a gnarly foot sprain. Never even uncased the rifle. Back home and gimped my way to the blind. Very little cam activity since Tuesday. Sure beats the couch though
     
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  3. Botiz

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    It looks like I’m gonna get my first skunk of the season tonight.
     
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  4. Boardman Brookies

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    Not a hair all afternoon. With one in the freezer I think I might pack it up for the year. We’ll see...


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  5. rhood

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    Well done,
     
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  6. jeffm

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  7. d_rek

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    5 does came to feed in corn stubble at 5pm. Ended up sneaking out right at end of legal shooting because I hadn’t seen any horns and didn’t want them to feed too close and bust me getting out. Felt pretty good about my exit. Honestly if I don’t see horns before the weekend is over I might be hanging it up for the year.


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  8. On Target

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    Nothing for me tonight. A few shots across the street. It sounded like the shots were coming from the north to south every 10 seconds apart. Probably a big one on the run.
     
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  9. 1morebite

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    Uneventful sit but for a one sided forky.
    Back at it in the AM.
    Congrats to all the successful hunters!
     
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  10. "Big Tuna"

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    Ended up seeing 11 bald ones , a one year old buck and a possible shooter showed up at less then 35 yds with minutes to spare of legal shooting hours. Problem was it was just to dark to get a real good look at him.
    I should see him again before the years over so for now he's one up on me.
     
  11. Badfishmi

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    That’s one of the best things I’ve read all season thank you and it really gets my brain going.


    I saw four does on private when I hit the road no deer on public near me.
     
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  12. Waif

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    Felt late heading out to hunt. But wanted a couple calls to bring after a conversation last night..
    Skipped the Easter egg hunt for them and headed out. Hurry , hurry.

    Shortly after three I gave a series of mouth calls.
    Two minutes later a deer walked past the end of my farthest window/220 yards headed South.
    It swung in an arc I guess , and several minutes later a porky sub A.p.R. C.w.D. Exper-ment Covid zone buck was on the same trail/path as the last kill.
    Stopped at the same opening.
    Neat antlers. Big bases , good curve to beams with mass till flattening out and running out of gas. Thought they were busted beams at first even. But they were honed daggers.
    He was doing lots of looking about left right and forward , and no sign of testing any wind or the ground....

    That was it for the evening. Entertaining enough though.

    I celebrated after dark by running the wheelchair through the ripe weekish old rabbit (?) stomach/guts I been doing so well at avoiding going back and forth from truck to blind.
    Managed to get some on one hand. Pee yuu! And of course I still had to pee too.

    Not the first time guts have ridden on those wheels.
    Smellin like a gutshot , I used up the couple disinfectant wipes in the truck pretty quick.
    Probably ought to go pull the chair out of the rear truck cab till it gets washed...
     
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  13. Grizzly Adams

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    They can cover ground fast. 20-30 yards isn't much to look for blood.
    I'd be out there now & keep doing arcs on the line he went.
     
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  14. JasonSlayer

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    :dizzy: moving on, I just fried my brain reading that haha
     
  15. Fool'em

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    Another skunk today. Just got in from running traps in the dark after hunting. I have successfully located many places the deer are not using. At it again in the AM.
    Heard some deer in the cattails tonight. Might try there tomorrow.