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Yes it does, Adam. And that is one reason I HATE cams! :) The good part of cams; you know he's there, he'll be there again eventually!
I was waiting for him this evening :) I got to sneak out for the last 1.5hrs this evening. He was probably at the other end this time since I didn't see anything lmao.
 

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If you truly want to sell the stands, shoot me a PM. i will probably buy them all if the price is right. Seems the price was right when Fluteman was selling them. Honestly hope you change your mind. I hate to read this. I like the tenacity Dave is showing. "Screw this property. Let's find others!"
Then your going to love this one Philbert. SCREW those other guys. I am going to shoot this SOB right out from under them...WATCH.
 

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Then your going to love this one Philbert. SCREW those other guys. I am going to shoot this SOB right out from under them...WATCH.
Darn right I LOVE it! That is the fighting spirit I like to hear! Get 'em Adam! It was truly bumming me out to hear you sounding defeated. Glad you re-grouped and are ready to show the hilljacks how it is done!
 

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That's what I'm thinking TOO. Just enjoy "the hunt" and have fun!! Shooting deer is TOO much fun to let some other guys ruin it for you. Just hunt, shoot deer, repeat process until tags are full.
Can't shoot what you can't see lol. they have these deer so screwed up and toss in the fact all the fields have been cut all in the same couple weeks just sucks.
 

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Darn right I LOVE it! That is the fighting spirit I like to hear! Get 'em Adam! It was truly bumming me out to hear you sounding defeated. Glad you re-grouped and are ready to show the hilljacks how it is done!
Was bummed myself but as I hit the cards from the other day that I pulled it got me to thinking...FUCK those guys. I am not just rolling over and giving up without a fight. Yes, it sucks. Yes, it screwed things up. Yes, it made it 10x's harder but, YKW lol Hunting good deer isn't and has never been easy.
 

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Not much been happening around here so have not posted lol.

Since sightings are down and I decided I really don't care at this point in the game I started off hitting some new spots to sit and see if that was the problem.

Sat here after seeing 6 doe and a couple bucks enter into the ag field just on the other side of the fence.

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To my right down the pasture between the fence and the woods

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To my left and back into the woods where the deer had been bedding on a small ridge

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Deer seen from this spot....0

I had dumped about 30lbs of apples here as well and after a week they just laid there and rotted.
 

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So then I decided to try another setup looking down into the bottom to see if anything was down there just the other day since it was so windy.

Straight down into the bottom

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Down and to the left looking into the bottom and the edge of another secluded pasture

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Then up and to the right into an area the deer travel the top of the ridge to the ag field.

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Deer seen from here....0
 

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So after not seeing much move around I said screw it and started walking around. While walking around I happened to notice something I never noticed until I seen them at Strouds this year and found out what it actually was.

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Then I found a few more just past that.

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Funny thing is, I have a stand not 50 yards from here and never noticed them before today. I shouldn't say I never noticed them but rather I didn't know what kind of tree it was until like I said, I found out at Strouds.
 

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So, in a roundabout way I have little hope for this season and am not planning on spending as much time deer hunting as I had the last few years. Nope, just going to take it as I can and go from there. Spend more time hunting other things this year that I have not hunted in years and add in a few new ones this season.
 
So after not seeing much move around I said screw it and started walking around. While walking around I happened to notice something I never noticed until I seen them at Strouds this year and found out what it actually was.

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Then I found a few more just past that.

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Funny thing is, I have a stand not 50 yards from here and never noticed them before today. I shouldn't say I never noticed them but rather I didn't know what kind of tree it was until like I said, I found out at Strouds.
What kind of tree are you looking at there?
 

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I truely feel for you Adam! I can imagine how frustrating it must be to be dealing with the extra hunting pressure and absolutely no deer sightings day after day. I like hearing you getting out and hunting other game though. The deer hunting might start getting better soon as well. Good luck buddy!
 

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I truely feel for you Adam! I can imagine how frustrating it must be to be dealing with the extra hunting pressure and absolutely no deer sightings day after day. I like hearing you getting out and hunting other game though. The deer hunting might start getting better soon as well. Good luck buddy!
Still pluggin away Ric lol. About all I can do these days.