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.