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  • Biggest deer I have ever gotten. Killed him Monday evening. Did not find him until Tuesday. Shot him at 320 yards with 308. The picture of him standing was taken 2 hours before I got him. The camera belonged to another hunter and is about 600 yards from where I shot him.

    November 28, 2015 at 12:12pm

    I have put out my cameras and some corn. Was wondering if anyone else has already started. I checked camera this morning and had 1062 pictures in 2 weeks. Getting some nice pictures of some bucks. Also have a couple of doe that have not had fawns yet. Was just curious.

    June 06, 2015 at 12:50pm

    Was just wondering about other hunters view on this topic. This has been a tough year. While I was able to take 4 deer, seeing them is tough. 95 percent of the pictures that I had was at night. Not sure what the deal was. Just wondering how it went for other hunters.

    January 02, 2015 at 9:53pm

    Hey guys and gals. I am going to attempt to turkey hunt this year. I have never done so before. Would like some input on how to get started. What is the best shot to use. Also, ideas about calls. Thanks for any information.

    March 26, 2014 at 5:31pm

    Had a great first day. Did not get to take a shot. The closest the deer got was 70 yards. But I did have 6 in the field at one time. 5 were does and 1 nice buck. Will be back in the morning to see how it pans out. How did everyone else do?

    September 07, 2013 at 7:19pm

    Had been trying to get permission to hunt a rather large farm. Know that there are plenty of deer on this farm. Have not seen anyone hunting it for years. Finally talked to the person that has it leased yesterday. He told me that he is only going to hunt 2 or 3 times the whole season. He is only hunting for trophies. I have permission to pick up corn that was left anyway. Yesterday as I was getting ready to leave I checked the back field. There was 22 deer standing in this field. Did not see any horns at all. Do not understand why people want to be this way.

    October 18, 2012 at 8:38am

    Have not been bowing hunting very long. My bow was given to me. The only change has been my sight and arrow rest. Was reading the other day about bow hunting. The author said that the small stablizers were more just for looks. You should use one of the bigger ones. The one on my bow is 3.5 ounces. I was thinging about going to one that is 6 or 7 ounces. Was wondering what some of you that have been shooting for a while thought.

    August 22, 2012 at 8:12am

    I have read that when does are ready for breeding that they will not have any little ones hanging with them. This morning I had 4 walk out on me. One was a large doe. 1 was little smaller, but the last 2 were really small. Just wondering if this was normal.

    December 08, 2011 at 7:27pm

    This afternoon I was hunting with my son. We have been hunting together for about 3 years. He has never killed a deer. It always happens that I got the shot. We went today because yesterday was his birthday. I really wanted him to kill one. We went to a field that I have seen deer in but never hunted. We got set up and everything was going ok. The homeowner showed up and walked out to us and talked with us for several minutes. He was telling us about the deer coming up in the yard. He walked back in the house and we got back set up. It has not even been 10 minutes when a what I thought was a nice doe walked out. My son got ready and with 1 shot dropped the deer in its tracks. We were tickled to death. We were high fiving walking across the field to the deer. To our surprise the deer was a buck. Both of his horns were broke off at the skull. Also noticed that where they broke from was not very big. Has anyone else noticed anything like this. Also love reading the post here. Have really learned from some.

    December 08, 2010 at 6:45pm

    Needs some info from the very experienced hunters out here. Friday while walking a path thru the woods, I found 2 scrapes. They were not real big but very fresh and cleaned out. After hunting this morning I walked back down the path. There is now 4 scrapes. All of them are within an area about 100 yards long. They are also in the path, but on the edge. Any suggestions about how to hunt these would be great.

    October 31, 2010 at 9:03am

    I have been hunting now for 2 years, this will be my third. Have killed many does and a few bucks. Had something happen yesterday I was wondering about. Hope someone can give me some info. While in my ladderstand I heard what sounded like a person walking thru the woods. It did not walk in a hurry and would stop every few steps. Whatever it was got within about 30 yards, but I could not see it for all the trees. Thinking that it may be a big buck, I did not move, hardly even breathed. I had used cover scent before going in. Suddenly whatever it was took off running thru the woods. It sounded like a horse running thru there. Was this more than likely a buck, a doe or something else.

    September 16, 2010 at 7:38pm
    A comment titled: Same Wayne County in response to a report titled: Anyone else having this experience

    I hunt in Wayne County. Just before season started they were eating corn like crazy. They have not been eating very much lately. I have noticed that for the past week they seem to be hitting the corn a little more. I was also wondering about the acorns. They are everywhere.

    November 02, 2014 at 9:42am
    A comment titled: First buck in response to a report titled: First Buck

    Congrads, I am still waiting to get my first with a bow period.

    October 04, 2014 at 7:19pm
    A comment titled: Chasing doe in response to a report titled: Rutting Buck

    I killed a 6 pointer Saturday doing the same thing. When I first saw him he was feeding at the corn pile. He then started walking toward me. Suddenly he stops, puts his head down and takes off across the field. He was hot on her trail. He slowed down just long enough for the shot. Only the second time I have ever seen that.

    November 19, 2013 at 9:48am
    A comment titled: Too Tall in response to a report titled: Opening Day Monarch!!!

    Good job and very good deer.

    September 09, 2013 at 6:24am
    A comment titled: Hunting Times in response to a report titled: It's Here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thank you very much. Did you go this morning and how did it go.

    September 07, 2013 at 9:44am
    A comment titled: It's Here in response to a report titled: It's Here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Feel the same and can't wait. Question for you? Where do you get in information that you use for best time to hunt.

    September 06, 2013 at 9:55am
    A comment titled: Same in response to a report titled: Deer Season

    I feel the same way. I have been practicing every day. Even bought a target so I can practice at work. Have got stand and ground blind ready. Only bad thing is I have to work Friday before so can not hunt Saturday morning.

    August 29, 2013 at 6:41pm
    A comment titled: Rifle in response to a report titled: Help

    I bought a Remington 770 from Walmart 2 years ago for by son. I ended up using it more than him. It is a good shooting gun. It comes in various caliber and includes a scope. You should be able to get one for around 350.

    August 14, 2013 at 9:49pm
    A comment titled: Congrads in response to a report titled: Birthday Buck

    Can not think of a better birthday present for yourself.

    November 16, 2012 at 10:10pm
    A comment titled: Rut in response to a report titled: central rut

    I not sure what is going on with the rut. Yesterday friend of mine killed nice buck. He said that that buck hit the field with his head up just a smelling the air. He killed him and said his neck was all swollen. This morning I was hunting and at 10, 2 buck walked out together. They were just walking together. I had a doe decoy set up and covered with doe estrus scent. They were not even interested. Also, I have had this decoy out for about a week. There is not even any fresh tracks around it.

    November 14, 2012 at 9:08pm
    A comment titled: Gun shots in response to a report titled: Onslow pender county line

    Heard the same thing this morning. Also sounded like some of the guys did not have guns plugged. It only lasted about 15 minutes, so had to be ducks.

    November 10, 2012 at 9:03am
    A comment titled: Where to hunt in response to a report titled: Question?

    There was a listing not long ago on craigslist. The guy was looking for a few people to hunt with a club. The ad stated that there was no charge. It was in Sampson county which is close to Fort Bragg. You may can find out more from Viper about same.

    November 09, 2012 at 5:27pm
    A comment titled: Spine Shot in response to a report titled: Questiable Shot

    I would have taken the shot. Good chance that it would have gotten vitals also. That way it would not have suffered. But, it is always best to go with your gut.

    October 29, 2012 at 5:52pm
    A comment titled: Rut in response to a report titled: Rut

    Killed a buck this afternoon. I was in a field picking up corn about 1:30 and he just walked out. I shot him and he went into the woods. I went over and tracked him to where he fell. I noticed when I got to where he was standing that it was a scrape that he was at. Also, while in the woods getting him out there were scrapes everywhere. The buck was starting to have that smell to him. I think this cold front coming next week is going to set things off.

    October 26, 2012 at 6:50pm
    A comment titled: At home in response to a report titled: Let the Season Begin!!! Good Luck and Stay Safe!!!

    Everyone that is hunting tomorrow please be careful. I was going to be there but not now. Was attempting to put up a ladder stand yesterday at new location. Ended up falling about 10 feet. Have a compression fracture to L1. Going to be several weeks before I can hunt. Was really hoping to get one with a bow. You guys and gals get some and post pictures so I can at least see some.

    September 07, 2012 at 4:26pm
    A comment titled: Stabilizer in response to a report titled: Stabilizers

    Thanks for all the info. For right now I may just stick with what I've got. I am not having any problem hitting my targets. Just being new was wondering. I may also see if any of the local places will let me try different ones to see if there is any changes. Thanks again

    August 22, 2012 at 3:06pm
    A comment titled: Movement Times. in response to a report titled: Forecast!

    I had pictures from 2 trail cameras from 2 different locations where I live. These cameras are about 10 miles apart. Do not knonw if anyone has every looked at it, but the web site It gives you best movement times based on your zip code. I went back and looked at the pictures for last week and compared them to what the web site said. Out of 7 days 5 of them showed movement when the web site said was either excellent or good. 1 day was within about 1 hour of the times. And the last day was not even close. I will be using Viper's forecast and the website for tomorrow. Also, wonder how much it getting cooler this weekend will effect movement. Any thoughts from you guys.

    September 26, 2011 at 5:00pm
    A comment titled: Body size in response to a report titled: First Deer a strange one

    This was a fairly good size body deer. Something else about the horns. They were not that big around. I have seen smaller deer with bigger horns as far as diameter goes.

    December 08, 2010 at 8:12pm
    A comment titled: Buck Jam in response to a report titled: Buck Jam (Ripe Apple)??

    I have used it numerous times. I have poured in on corn pile. Deer would eat it up and paw down to the gound trying to get to it. They might leave the rest of the corn alone, but worked on the jam.

    November 25, 2010 at 7:15pm
    A comment titled: Times in response to a report titled: Full Moon

    Thanks for the info Viper. I will try out the info this coming week and let you know how it goes.

    September 25, 2010 at 2:51pm
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