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Old 10-06-2007, 10:15 AM
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Anybody got any opions or insight on when the peak of the rut will hit Southeastern Illinois this year?
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Old 10-06-2007, 09:55 PM
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yeah I do, it should be around Thanks giveing Day
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Old 10-09-2007, 07:12 PM
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wrong no offense but i think it will be right around november 10th give or take a few days
remember the weather and the moon have a huge effect on the rut so keep thst in mind the colder the better or should i say hotter the rut will be
good luck!
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Old 10-15-2007, 02:02 PM
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I tend to agree with lopedog. I've already seen some light chasing, and one really good fight between 8 pointers! It's gonna happen the week before shotgun season.
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Old 10-16-2007, 01:23 AM
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I have read that the length of daylight hours is what triggers it.The moon and weather just helps.Its normally around the 2nd week in nov here in TN.
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Old 10-16-2007, 12:37 PM
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I think in TN will not have a very good rut ITS JUST TO HOT!!!!
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