Shot counts for the season up or down

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  1. fishx65

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    Would be kinda cool to name your county and tell us if you've heard more shots or less shots this season. I was thinkin there would be a S-ton more because of the doe with combo tag thing but not sure if that's happening.
     
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  2. bowhunter426

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    Ottawa county. Hunted a lot less than a normal year and didn't hunt the opener. 16 and 17th heard 1 shot. Hunted 4 other mornings and this morning I heard my second shot. Local processor had them piled up. Talking with the neighbors overall deer numbers are down. We speculate a lot of people took up bow hunting again
     
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  3. theangler

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    Arenac County, I've hunted just about every day, shots are WAY down. There have been evenings I haven't heard a shot which is unheard of. We have state land near by too.

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  4. DecoySlayer

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    Hard to say with the wind howling the way that it was.
     
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  5. sniper

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    Hillsdale county was way way down. This past Wednesday we didn’t hear not one shot.


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    Maybe the majority have switched to hunting with suppressors
     
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  8. FullQuiver

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    Newaygo county way down..
     
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  9. Ash

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    I’m gonna say down. Saginaw county.
     
  10. Boardman Brookies

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    Opening day was dead, same for day two. Day three was steady but then died off after that. Hunted 6 days in Alcona County and no one shot very close to us at all.


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    Mason county was down compared to past few yrs. Thought they would be more than normal with the tag system and able to shoot does but definitely not the case.
     
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    The part of kent county i live in i dont normally hear too many shots and i would say its down a little...processor down the road seems way less busy than normal years
     
  13. roger15055

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    Alcona County opening day between five of us heard one shot only!! We wondered all summer long if there would be a lot more hunters because of covid and working from home! And especially a Sunday opener!!But hardly any cars and two people out of are group seen deer opening day then nothing next three days :oops:.
     
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  14. 1morebite

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    Northern Montcalm was way down with 3-4 hunts that we never heard a single shot.
     
  15. tratt

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    I’ll second way down in Iosco county.
     
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