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Old 12-04-2008, 08:30 AM
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The rut is fixing to start here in my parts. I was happily surprised when I found 22 scrapes down an old road made by the logging company a few years ago. I have never seen that many in a row or that close together. Hunted hard last week but didn't see any bucks. I know where the does are bedding and know the trails they travel. I think its only a matter of time now. My grandfather has seen two shooters recently but in his old age wasn't quick enough to get a good shot on them so he didn't fire. The weather just changed and got cold and I'm excited for the weekend. I ve killed four bucks the last four years on this property and the biggest scored 122. Excitement and anticipation from Mississippi. Ill let ya ll know how it goes.
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Old 12-04-2008, 09:50 AM
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Good Luck to you Beaux...
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Old 12-04-2008, 11:20 AM
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I'm like you the rut is the best time to run into mr.big. Having your granpa hunting has to be especially good, lock away the memories. Dood luck to you!
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Old 12-04-2008, 06:42 PM
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good luck to ya our second rut is getting ready to bust open
Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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Old 12-04-2008, 08:40 PM
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hey beaux what part of MS are you located in. i live in pike county, MS and they have started scraping hard here also
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Old 12-04-2008, 09:24 PM
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We own land on Enid lake and another small plot of land on the delta side of Batesville I work in a high school just South of Memphis now heading home tomorrow night
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Old 12-14-2008, 08:43 PM
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Well I cant seem to see a buck but I keep finding the sign. I talked my dad into hunting yesterday, told him it was middle of the rut and i got a good spot for him. He killed an 8 point about four thiry. Since I was about thirteen i ve cleaned every deer that has been killed between us. This one was not different. I cant set myself up, but maybe I should open up a guiding service.
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Old 11-27-2011, 02:12 PM
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i have found several long scrape lines also i have seen several shooter bucks but i am a bow hunter just not close enough to shoot at yet i am hunting around sardis lake area have also found some really large trees that they are using to get ready for the rut which is not off to much longer good luck to all

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