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Discussion in '2014 Bowhunting.com Deer Contest' started by charness0001, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. fletch920

    fletch920 Grizzled Veteran

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    So, so, close tonight. I had a solid 150's buck and another, following 10 does right to me. They were going to pass at less than 10 yards for a chip shot. The lead doe was already at 22 yards and the biggest buck was at about 60 when a coyote popped onto the ridge and started trotting straight at them. Some of the does bolted right by me and the two bucks ducked for cover. I climbed down early and headed out. Interference has been my curse this year. I have never had this many hunts messed up from things beyond my control. It has almost gotten comical. Quite honestly, the only reason I even went tonight was because I feel guilty about not putting a buck up on the scoreboard yet. Shotgun season opens on Saturday and it looks like I will likely be hunting the late season with my bow. Don't give up on me yet. I may not kill a big one, but I will do my best to get a buck on the board.
     
  2. LittleChief

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    Sorry about all the bad luck. Hang in there, Fletch. It's got to happen eventually.
     
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    Man, it took that coyote I sent long enough to get there. ;)
     
  4. fletch920

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    LOL! Honestly Christine, its as if someone has a voodoo doll with my name on it this year. At this point, all I can do is laugh about it and know that some day I will break the curse! :p
     
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  5. Tim Ainsworth

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    keep chugging fletch. You still got time!
     
  6. Just Passin thru

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    Any luck guys? I haven't been able to hunt in a while but I should get out Monday morning.
     
  7. cgersty

    cgersty Weekend Warrior

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    Been hunting hard here but it's gone cold, no movement, I'm gonna stay after it but it isn't looking good.
     
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    Well today was the last day of season here in MI. Got out a couple more times but didn't see much of anything.
     
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    cgersty Weekend Warrior

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    We still have a couple weeks but movement is not happening.
     
  10. fletch920

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    Well guys, my season is over and no buck with bow. First time in several years. I passed a few decent ones but nothing really big. The number of mature bucks here is as low as I have seen for over 20 years. EHD, poaching, and increased pressure has hurt us. I did see quite a few nice young deer that I can only hope will get a chance to mature. I did kill a couple of bucks with the muzzleloader, and several does with both bow and muzzy.
     
  11. charness0001

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    My season runs out next week, been patterning a decent 8 point but it seems every time I go he doesn't come in
     
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    Good luck!
     

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