Stone Branch

Stone Branch

10 pointer
Jun 27, 2019
1,480
Lewis county, KY
Thanks so much everyone. This is the morning after picture that I envisioned in my mind when I bought Stone Branch.

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carnivore

12 pointer
Nov 17, 2007
11,512
Ky
Thanks so much everyone. This is the morning after picture that I envisioned in my mind when I bought Stone Branch.

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After 3 years I was curious about how your property and your experiences thus far have compared to your expectations and thoughts when you purchased it, and even before that when you were deciding where to move to.
 
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Stone Branch

10 pointer
Jun 27, 2019
1,480
Lewis county, KY
Thanks guys.

After 3 years I was curious about how your property and your experiences thus far have compared to your expectations and thoughts when you purchased it, and even before that when you were deciding where to move to.

So far so good. I expected a challenge and so far it has been one. Much harder to pattern these skittish animals.

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Stone Branch

10 pointer
Jun 27, 2019
1,480
Lewis county, KY
SB Congrats, a well deserved buck!

Thanks, Drahts.

So, deer hunting is over, for a few days I had some trouble adjusting. Habitat season begins.

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My food plot planted in late September in front of the AOH stand

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is feeding deer.

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I have manipulated the top of my ridge now and I'm now looking down through my stand area into the deep below.

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I have a skid trail down that needs some work to enter my next work areas.

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Logging tops circa 1996.

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To the east I have my new oak savanna with an understory of red maple hacked and squirt in October.

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To the west I have untouched, by me, nonsense down under my stand.

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Yesterday I cleared the trail down into my work area to a point that I could turn around.

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Another 80 yards and the trail came to an end.

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Stone Branch

10 pointer
Jun 27, 2019
1,480
Lewis county, KY
I then raked out a perimeter fire break and tried it out.

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It was ready but I had too much interior prep left to do so the fire got put out.

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Today I went up and smoked it.

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I had a little excitement towards the end when the wind shifted 180*.

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