Found some decent rubs today

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Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby Dewey » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:36 pm

I was doing a little scouting on my way in for my evening sit yesterday and passed near an area where there is a lot of baiting activity. Since I know this guy hunts there quite frequently I decided to see if any mature bucks were avoiding the area and moving around further to the downwind side. About 75 yards downwind I came across some large tracks and a pretty good trail that looked like it was only being use by one large deer and then I found these very large rubs. I plan to do more post season scouting after next weekend and learn more about this deer. Looks like a good one and the rubs looked very fresh.
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Re: Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby Wrinkleneck » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:07 pm

Sure would be nice to get a look at the buck making those rubs!!! Keep us posted on how your scouting goes.
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Re: Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby Hodag Hunter » Wed Jan 05, 2011 2:06 am

Dewey,

Think these rubs are tied in with the (2) big bucks you saw last week?
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Re: Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby cornfedkiller » Wed Jan 05, 2011 2:43 am

Whoa!
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Re: Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby Dewey » Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:26 am

Hodag Hunter wrote:Dewey,

Think these rubs are tied in with the (2) big bucks you saw last week?

Nope...totally different deer over 20 miles away!! :D
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Re: Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby Black Squirrel » Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:40 am

Nice rubs Dewey, now you got some "homework" to do. Good luck figuring it all out.
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Re: Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby 3dog » Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:00 am

Hodag Hunter wrote:
Dewey,

Think these rubs are tied in with the (2) big bucks you saw last week?

Nope...totally different deer over 20 miles away!!


Dewey, if you need a hand covering all these big buck areas come season I am available :lol: Did notice how you said the buck was working just 75 yards off the bait site and this doesn't surprise me. A lot of times hunters think if a spot gets polluted with scent/human activity, big bucks will vacate the area. More times than not tho, I see exactly what you're talking about, big bucks working just around the hunter. Nice find and good luck scouting!
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Re: Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby dan » Wed Jan 05, 2011 11:07 am

A lot of times hunters think if a spot gets polluted with scent/human activity, big bucks will vacate the area. More times than not tho, I see exactly what you're talking about, big bucks working just around the hunter. Nice find and good luck scouting!

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Re: Found some decent rubs today

Unread postby PLB » Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:27 pm

They do appear fresh! My taxidermist shot a busted up buck 2 weeks ago that was running does all over the place! Good luck scouting him this spring! ;)
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