Update from rowan Co.

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by lonewolf, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. lonewolf

    lonewolf 6 pointer

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    Up a creek in Rowan Co.
    I finally made it up the hill today, a little slick but not at all what I expected. The deer have been up and moving for the past week. For the first time this year I am getting Two bucks in one photograph. One camera captured 487 pic’s in 9 days, the flash does not operate well below 28 degrees, 75% of the file were black. The other got 203, in 6 days. The bucks are traveling with the doe’s, It reminds me of a pack of dog after a bitch. The smaller bucks are hanging close to the doe’s and the two dominate bucks of the heard, a heavy, tall tined, 10 pointer and a 14 pointer with a dark and extremely heavy rack. On the way back to the truck I bumped him and a doe at 2 o’clock. They where bedded at the base of the cliff; saw the doe first, and then he stood up and was heading down the small depression to my right, he kept his tail tucked tight; head low, legs quick and steady. It was over in seconds, sixteen months of photo’s, scouting, and hunting; I finally got my first good look at him, with that dark chocolate rack, being just as impressive as I had imagined. That image will fuel my dreams for a few nights. I have added some video from last week.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP4p-EkNHFg&feature=player_profilepage
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdHWmH4Qq9w&feature=player_profilepage
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIa4YEOnWxM&feature=player_profilepage
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    Last edited: Dec 22, 2010
  2. N3tT3chMan

    N3tT3chMan Spike

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    Sep 10, 2009
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    Awesome! I don't hunt with a cam so i don't know whats in the woods where i hunt, hopefully something as impressive as this.. i can tell you this much though, deer sure do poop a lot! good luck in your future hunts.
     
  3. BIGSTROKER

    BIGSTROKER Spike

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    Aug 25, 2009
    Williamstown, KY
    i run 4 of the same cameras, when you get black pic's u need to change the batteries. these cheap cameras are decentn but they eat batteries.
     
  4. pentail

    pentail Bacon Staff Member

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    Savoring the smoke
    that messed up buck is danged impressive!
     

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