Scouting Trip

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  1. alenhard15

    alenhard15 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    As some of you know my dad and I picked up a new piece of property this year in NJ. We picked this piece of property up by going on the tax map and finding names and addresses, then sending handwritten letters to the landowner asking permission. This piece is just amazing, seeing as we were leasing a very small piece of property right across the road for $800 last year, this property owner gave us permission for free!! Last year we saw some amazing bucks, bigger than anything we have hunted before. The property is a mix of swamp, a small part of hardwoods, and fields. My dad and I went out about a month ago and hung two cameras, we went back today and pulled the cards, there were some big bodied bucks on camera (all shed) so we are excited to see the antler growth this summer. I am amazed at the amount of worn down trails we found on this property! Also came across a bear skull in the swamp and found what appears to be a bear den, there was a large bear on camera as well. Hope everyone's off-season is going well. Come on September!
     

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    pastorjim08 Grizzled Veteran

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    Congrats on the new place. The pics look very promising.

    Blessings...........Pastorjim
     
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    copperhead Grizzled Veteran

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    Good luck brother and congrats!!
     
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    axtell343 Weekend Warrior

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    Awesome! Scouting new land is always a blast! Good luck


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    Swamp Stalker Grizzled Veteran

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    Looks slightly promising!! Congrats on landing the new piece! Can’t wait to follow along your journey this fall!


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    grommel Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Congrats on the new property! Knock em dead, looks like a great piece to hang some stands. Best of luck, looking forword to seeing your pics next season!!
     
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    Longdraw Weekend Warrior

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    Well done on finding that piece.
    Is it opening day yet???
     
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    cantexian Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Congrats! Good lookking property.
     
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