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To early to think about the rut?

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by PureBred, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. PureBred

    PureBred Weekend Warrior

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    Anyone already have your vacation days marked on the calendar? Look's like our group is going with Nov. 7-12
     
  2. copperhead

    copperhead Grizzled Veteran

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    I took the week of Oct 30-Nov5th and then Nov 9th-12th. I have a few days left and may use them if no emergencies come up before then.
     
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    I'm off Oct 29th-Nov2th then Nov 4th - Nov 14th. I've got a few days for b4 or after those dates for weather/conditions permitting.
     
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    sethf11 Weekend Warrior

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    I have 12 days left to use this year. I'm playing t by ear. Once the action gets going I will be off for 4-5 days.
     
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    kwachHTX Weekend Warrior

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    When are you not planning for the next rut?????
     
  7. PureBred

    PureBred Weekend Warrior

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  8. camo75

    camo75 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Nov 4th thru the 12th. I hope it snows. Just kidding....No I'm not!
     
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    aaron21 Weekend Warrior

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    The second week of November for sure might add another week around that if possible
     
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    I am retired so.....
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    I am off from Oct 30 till I shoot a buck. Don't even call me.
     
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    18andrew Weekend Warrior

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    Just a hunch. November should be good
     
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    pastorbigdan Weekend Warrior

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    Oct 28- Nov 12. It has to be in there somewhere:)
     
  15. bowhunt4abuck

    bowhunt4abuck Die Hard Bowhunter

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    November 5-13 I will be up a tree all day everyday weather and tags permitting. Weekend before that too lol
     
  16. rizzo999

    rizzo999 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Pending on who you believe as every "expert" has an opinion on this subject. The moon guys are leaning towards a later rut in November this year for the northern US (the south is too complicated for me to even think about...especially FL!). Personally, I schedule my vacation times based on the info I gathered the previous year. For where I hunt in the midwest, I WILL be in a tree Nov 7-11th!! Best of luck
     
  17. Xoutdoors

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    I don't care about the rut anymore. The rut is more like hit or miss
     
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    Xoutdoors Weekend Warrior

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    mature bucks are mostly nocturnal during the rut. Some bucks wander out of ur hunting area. When the 1st or 2nd full week of November comes by in the midwest. its time to pick a wild card. If a decent 3yr old 8 pt comes out in bow range first. I'd recommend tagging it. Same with a p&y or b&c. Whichever comes out in bowrange.
     
  19. Rick James

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    11/5 to 11/13.
     
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