Rattling with Small Antlers

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Re: Rattling with Small Antlers

Unread postby JRM6868 » Thu Jul 21, 2011 3:37 pm

Spysar wrote:And I will add, that the antlers are less important than the structure of your deer herd.

If bucks are competing for mates, rattling will work.
I agree structure of the herd has everything to do with rattling success.
If you have lots of does or poor buck age structure, rattling won't work...


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Re: Rattling with Small Antlers

Unread postby JRM6868 » Thu Jul 21, 2011 3:41 pm

As far as the soaking in water thing... I don't see where that helps unless the antlers are sundried bleached old horn. If they are they arent going to sound realistic anyways they will sound dull and muffled. If it's a fresh shed or cut off it's the same as if it's still on the bucks skull.

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