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Old 12-03-2007, 09:53 PM
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Default i need help on where to hunt???

where should i hunt this muzzleloader weekend... December, 8 2007

i have this little field that i have 2 deer feeders in, i haven't seen much action there.

and i have river bottom that i saw 20 rubs yesturday evening as i was scouting, but i think the deer was coming in there during the night, should i set up beside a trail where they come out of the river bottom into the hollow or where???

I need some help...
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:44 PM
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try the river bottom go in before first light maybe you can ambush one on its way to bed.I saw new rubs sunday also
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Old 12-04-2007, 02:23 PM
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if i were u i would set up about an hour before daylight right next to your river,pond,etc. and there youll get a deer.
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Old 12-04-2007, 04:27 PM
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Deer usually feed more at night try setting up in the river bottom. Is there big crossing signs there?
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Old 12-09-2007, 08:06 PM
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Unless you're really scent free I would be concerned with wind direction and set up accordingly. Going down into a low area will hold your scent in there also. Maybe a side hill location over looking trails would be better. Don't forget the mid day this can be a great time to harvest. Good Luck. I'll be in PA right after Christmas with my trusty flintlock and real black powder!
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Old 12-30-2007, 12:17 PM
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uh I know this is kinda late but but you should scent free up and go stalking
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