NC Bowhunting Forum

Discussion in 'Southeast' started by ncBowhunter, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. DChappell

    DChappell Newb

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    Sticksnstrings, thanks for your advice. Another senior member here gave me some excellent advice on my technique and it corrected the problem instantly. I'm now shooting 2" groupings at 20-30-40 yards. I'm not planning on shooting one that far but my site is a HHA Optimizer and I had to shoot it at 20 & 60 to site it in. I'm shooting the same groupings from elevated platforms also as well as sitting. I can't see what waiting a year is going to do. I've deer hunted for 40 years and shot hundreds of deer...I know Bowhunting will have its own set of challenges, but I ain't about to wait another year to face them.
     
  2. Tucker Miller

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    Im in Onslow county, Im stationed here. I laid out some Great Value Deer Corn Apple Flavor from Wal Mart and some Rack1 Chaos Deer Attractant and this is what I got:
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    Im just trying to figure out where the are coming from now. This is my first year bow hunting. What tactics do you guys use for the early season?
     
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  3. SharpEyeSam

    SharpEyeSam Legendary Woodsman

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    Hey man, when you can post the first pic using Photobucket so we can see it better.

    Thanks
     
  4. zjohn14

    zjohn14 Weekend Warrior

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    You can put out million lb of apples an corn right now but I promise u won't c a shooter buck find white oaks that are dropping acorns an or red oak an u ll see deer
     
  5. BBlackwelder

    BBlackwelder Newb

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    Had a good buck come in and not offer a shot and got under me at 2yds and outlined me...Didn't blow and stomp, but seen something he didn't like and leaped back and eased out with out offer a shot. What's y'alls thoughts on getting back in there on him now and playing the wind...or...lay off for a few days?
     
  6. parkersdad

    parkersdad Weekend Warrior

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    Mooresville here
     
  7. BigPhil_H

    BigPhil_H Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I'm not sure why I've never looked at this forum haha. I'm from the Raleigh area, Fuquay to be precise but chances are, you've probably never heard of it. So far, the deer activity has been minimal on my side of town..white oaks are loaded but I guess they're only hitting them while I'm in school or at work. However, I've had a few friends already kill some nice bucks in the surrounding areas. Good luck
     
  8. dearjhn

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    Here's mine first of the year, came Sat. the 20th.
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  9. Sticknstringarchery

    Sticknstringarchery Grizzled Veteran

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    I don't know how many of you all have heard but, there have been 4 160+ bucks taken in NC so far. One possible to break the state record. 185-1/8 by compound and another by crossbow of rough score of 190. Looks like a great year so far.

    Davie county crossbow unofficial 190

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    Todd Low of Davie counties 185-1/8
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    I'll see if I can get pics of the other 2.


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  10. wl704

    wl704 Grizzled Veteran

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    Yeah, he hasn't walked by me this year...

    ~Bill
     
  11. Sticknstringarchery

    Sticknstringarchery Grizzled Veteran

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    Moor county gross 170.
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    Alamance county. Not sure the score. Hasn't been officially score as of yet.
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  12. BigPhil_H

    BigPhil_H Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Incredible Sticnstring...where do you come across such information?
     
  13. biscuit

    biscuit Weekend Warrior

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    Holy ****! I'm mean what else do you say about those deer. Especially here in NC. Wow! I am in the Harnett county area and it's been tough hunting on the farm this year. We have soy beans planted so it makes it tough to hunt on the farm right now. I'm competing with 87 solid acres of soy beans, but once those suckers get cut it's all over but the crying.
     
  14. SharpEyeSam

    SharpEyeSam Legendary Woodsman

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    Wow! NC is a Sleeper State! Awesome Bucks!!
     
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    Hoyt23 Weekend Warrior

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    Well after those were posted mine doesn't look so big but I'll go ahead and post it... This was Alamance County last Wednesday

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    I'm a student at NC State and that was a late drive back to say the least, didn't get back till about 3 that morning and had an exam at 830. It was worth it though! And I'll go ahead and say yes I shot him in shorts and didn't have anything to change into.


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  16. BigPhil_H

    BigPhil_H Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Hell of a buck man. I go to NCSU too
     
  17. Hoyt23

    Hoyt23 Weekend Warrior

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    Awesome, what year? I'm a freshman in wildlife biology.


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  18. dearjhn

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    All great bucks, I really think NC will produce some monsters in the future. The last couple of years I have heard more and more people talk about letting the young bucks walk, this is what we get. Good job guys.
     
  19. boonerville

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    Thank you! I'm glad someone besides me is saying that! The "if i don't shoot him the neighbors will" mentality has to change
     
  20. Sticknstringarchery

    Sticknstringarchery Grizzled Veteran

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    I know a few people. I'm kind of in the industry also.
     

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