IL 2nd gun season

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  1. Longdraw

    Longdraw Weekend Warrior

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    I don’t have my finger on the pulse like many of you so I’m wondering if next gun season might have 2nd rut activity.
    Should rattling horns and a doe bleat be in my plan for these days in central IL?

    Thanks.
    Best of luck to us all.
     
  2. bucksnbears

    bucksnbears Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Don't expect too much from the "2nd rut" unless your buck/ doe ratio is really outta whack.
    Rattling I'd leave alone.
     
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    Daniel Lucchesi Newb

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    I personally do not have any luck when it comes to rattling and or calls. I have more luck with scents.
     
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    bowhuntersteve Newb

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    Let your stand location work for you this time of year. Use the call if you see one and the opportunity is lost. They might come back in.


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  5. jstephens61

    jstephens61 Weekend Warrior

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    Couple weeks until 2nd rut around here. I always figure 28 days.
     

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