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    Old Archer
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    Question Hey Fellow Michiganders!

    What's Up!

    Anyone seeing any sign of that special type of Deer activity that we are all waiting for! I will be listening to Wjr on the way home at 6:15am, If I don't see them chasing, I can tell by the Car/Deer crash reports, Washtenaw, Jackson, Along I-94 alley and then North along I-75 McComb, Oakland, Wayne, Hopefully nobody dies this year. I will keep you posted!
    09 Mathews Reezen, Tru Ball releases and Sights, Gold Tip Arrows, Slick Tricks, Limb Saver Equipment, John Deere, Polaris Ranger, Big Game and Summit stands. And doing all that is possible to protect and preserve our Hunting Heritage.

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    Its been very slow for us. Deer numbers in our area seem to be way down. We were close to the big EHD die off and Im afraid we lost some deer to it. Saw one small guy harassing doe's at dark last night. No shooters. Two of my best morning spots are just flat out dead. No doe traffic = no buck traffic. Mind you these are spots were I would see 5 to 10 bucks a morning chaseing doe's. This year....NOTHING!!!!!!
    I never miss, my arrows always hit something
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    I saw a 6 point get all stiff legged and run off a smaller fork horn last night, after that display he tore up a patch of ground to pee in.

    It was so purty it almost brought a tear to my eye.


    it's starting.....

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    BOWNUTS jdawg240's Avatar
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    Well a little better tonight. Had a big mutant 4 point of some sorts come in. He's a solid 2 and a half year old just no points. He got to 55 but no closer. Had several doe's and fawns in tight on me. Defiantly my best sit this season.
    I never miss, my arrows always hit something
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    Had a fair buck come towards my mock scrape today. Before I got in the tree I put out a Montana doe decoy and hung the doe tarsal drag with estrus scent on it. He was interested, but wouldn't come out of the cover for a shot. I was able to grunt him back in for another look, but he wasn't cooperating. I couldn't count the tines, but looked to be a sizeable buck. I'll be in the swamp tomorrow morn. by 5:00 am in prime bedding area. I'll know more then.

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    Thumbs up Montana Doe!

    That Deer decoy can produce some great results, three years ago a couple of buds of mine where hunting in clinton. On Rich's place, Chris put out that decoy and a little Mrs.Doe Pees on a cotton ball and just left it on the ground behind the decoy. About a hour later a nine point came out of the swamp raised his head checking the air, swung his head around saw the decoy and the game was on. The deer moved over 80yards to close within 20 yards when Chris arrowed him at 20 yards. It was amazing how he came totaly dedicated from acroos the feild and out of the swamp. Good Product!
    09 Mathews Reezen, Tru Ball releases and Sights, Gold Tip Arrows, Slick Tricks, Limb Saver Equipment, John Deere, Polaris Ranger, Big Game and Summit stands. And doing all that is possible to protect and preserve our Hunting Heritage.

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