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02-28-2019 07:07 AM
Cimbri30 been thinking about going out coyote hunting either tomorrow morn or sunday morn. They are thick where i hunt. need to thin them out
08-10-2017 03:55 AM
alexramsey I love mid season hunting and dusk time for hunting. goodluck
01-24-2015 05:58 AM
Hunting Man Karl, I try to get in a least 5 travel hunts a year. Some are just a 4 hour drive for a weekend hunt others are out of state for up to 9 days. Best thing is it's always with my son or best hunting buddies. Throw in a week up in Canada for fishing and I'm pretty contented for a year. Can't wait to retire and really do some serious hunting and fishing.
01-23-2015 08:57 PM
Yea, I usually only have a couple of days to hunt....

We usually only get out on the opening weekend for Deer. When I went Elk hunting in Idaho with an outfitter I would have been hunting if it was 20 below. I was lucky with the weather both times I went to Idaho. I am jealious of the Members that measure their Deer hunting in weeks or months. Here in MN we have 9 days for hunting with a rifle. The hunters that use a bow add another couple of months. That is also a good reason that some use black powder in the alternate seasons. Those extra seasons can add weeks to the Deer hunting.

01-23-2015 07:44 PM
Hunting Man The problem is that when we travel we have to hunt or sit in camp. Even in the extreme cold we saw/kicked up deer every day. Flintlock hunting is a close in hunt, many times the deer jump up and stop to look back offering a shot. Hands and feet give me a lot more trouble now but hunting is better than staying home every time. I learned to hunt really cold stuff in the late season in the UP of Michigan. I still love late season hunting.
01-23-2015 04:47 PM
I do it, but I am not that smart

I have been on many hunts on Deer opening weekend here in Minnesota where the temp is on the wrong side of 0 degrees F. We have never had much success during those hunts because the Deer are to cold to move and are smart enough to stay in their warm beds. If we were smarter that is also where we would have stayed. I am not a fan of hunting in brutal cold. You are miserable and have to keep reminding yourself that no one is actually paying you to do this, it is supposed to be FUN.

01-23-2015 07:51 AM
BruceBruce1959 hunting is tough tough tough during extreme cold conditions.
01-22-2015 10:20 AM
Hunting Man Hunting in PA two weeks ago was brutal. Below zero, high winds and about 6" of snow blowing around. I was lucky to tag a doe but missed a 6pt. Deer moved mid day and just before dark. Flintlocks are cleaned and sleeping until next ml season!
01-22-2015 02:31 AM
RobertSmith I also love Mid morning and dusk time for hunting.
01-13-2014 04:40 PM
Gamestalker I never even got my flintlock out of the gun cabinet for deer season this year. First time that happened in a lot of years. I only had three days off from work during the entire muzzleloader season & the first day it was like monsoon season here. Then, the other two days the temp was at -18* F so I stayed in the house.
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