Bow hunting 2017 reports

8/25/17 @ 12:35 PM
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Casedog
Casedog
USER since 10/4/11

I thought I would get one started! Countdown days- success-failure-sightings-- anything bow hunting related!! Bear season close and counting down the days to deer season!! Good luck in 2017!!! Casey

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12/24/17 @ 4:04 AM
jkb
jkb
USER since 6/25/02

Common man,  I’ve noticed in northern Wisconsin that if it is very cold sometimes the deer don’t move until later in the morning.  Evening hunts have been better for me..

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12/22/17 @ 7:00 AM
Brother of the brush
Brother of the brush
USER since 1/22/12

Common Man, 3 deer can make a whole lot of tracks in week old snow.  May have to plant a food plot to pull em off your neighbors land..lol

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12/21/17 @ 11:01 PM
blackbrd
blackbrd
USER since 1/9/07
Thats what happens with non stop gunseasons not as many big bucks in the u.p. but most arent nocturnal either. If there are any big ones around theyll be on their feet next week. I really loved to hunt wisconsin until they had 6 gun seasons.

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12/21/17 @ 9:44 PM
common man
common man
USER since 6/17/12

Hunted north of 29 today with 5" snow on ground. Tracks everywhere but deer nowhere. Walked for an hour to warm up...got too warm but saw nice single-antlered buck hopping away. Not much one can do 'bout it with bow in hand. Where do these animals go during day? Tracks have to be from nocturnal activity only.

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12/20/17 @ 1:07 PM
Wicasa
Wicasa
USER since 11/11/15

Typical late season.  Then one afternoon, if you hit it right, you'll see more than you can count.  Then they'll be gone (poof!) again......

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12/20/17 @ 12:54 PM
Cwolf15
Cwolf15
USER since 1/4/17

3 squirrels were the excitement of the morning today. Super quiet in the woods. 

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12/19/17 @ 5:28 PM
Cwolf15
Cwolf15
USER since 1/4/17

I sat Sunday night. Had 2 does 2 fawns all under 20. May sit tomorrow morning and Saturday. If nothing happens those sits I guess I'll be out after the anterless hunt for the last week. Not giving up on my first bow deer yet. 

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12/17/17 @ 10:27 AM
Cwolf15
Cwolf15
USER since 1/4/17

Sat last night, saw 3 fawns and a doe. A doe and fawn came out right at dark and there's been a decent 8 that's been following them for the last week so thought he would be around. One deer circled downwind and busted me at the same time so it could of been him. Lots of movement Friday night on the camera. Going to head out from 11 to dark tonight. 

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12/15/17 @ 7:12 PM
big mac
big mac
MEMBER since 2/19/02

Heading out tomorrow morning to bow hunt in Clark County. Looks like the weather will be nice. Overcast & low to mid twenties. 

Big Mac 

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12/11/17 @ 8:25 AM
IceFishBaby
IceFishBaby
USER since 11/26/01

Got out yesterday morning.  Saw two early 80 yards away and that was it.  Thought they would move, should have been there Saturday night-parade of does.  Oh well.  Get out a few more sits yet.  Still hoping.  Not much for bucks on camera.  Strange.

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