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    Rut is begining

    Just saw 3 bucks in my pasture sparring back and forth. one 3x4 and 2 forkies. Necks all swelled up and looking very sleek and fit. Usually starts around Thanksgiving, weather cold and rainy for the last 3 days. Expect to see some bigger boys too. I'll try and get a few pictures.
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    They were rutting full bore last week in SD for my hunt. We actually saw some smaller bucks that had eyes gouged out and oozing. That is the first time I had ever seen that. It's always fun to watch them lip curl and push does around. Better entertainment than what is on most tv channels that's for sure!
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    Were those mule deer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trkytrack2 View Post
    Were those mule deer?
    Down here in SW Colorado that all we have. I've been here 13 years and you can almost bet that the rut will be around Thanksgiving.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado Cowboy View Post
    Down here in SW Colorado that all we have. I've been here 13 years and you can almost bet that the rut will be around Thanksgiving.
    Have you ever hunt unit 80 - 81 Cowboy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ikeepitcold View Post
    Pretty much over with in Nv
    I hope its not totally over, I'll be scouting all this next week for my Dec hunt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kentucky hunter View Post
    Have you ever hunt unit 80 - 81 Cowboy
    Nope. But I'll probably be hunting 81 next year for M/L elk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado Cowboy View Post
    Nope. But I'll probably be hunting 81 next year for M/L elk.
    If we dont get drawn for m/l elk in new mexcio we may hunt 80 bow

 

 

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