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Doe estrous and doe call question

Old 10-30-2009, 03:22 PM
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Default Doe estrous and doe call question

Hey guys, I got a few questions for you. The week of November 9th-15th I have an entire 50 acres to myself to hunt. It will probably be the last time I get a chance to hunt and I will only make it out probably 3 times at the most.

So my question is this, how much will doe estrous and a doe call help my chances of harvesting a buck that week? I know by then the rut will be in full swing here in Michigan so I wasn't sure how much it might help my chances. Any help would be great.

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Old 10-30-2009, 05:28 PM
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If I was a buck cruising for a doe I would definitely want to investigate. From the time the rut starts to the end I am using these tactics. Good luck.
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Old 10-30-2009, 06:56 PM
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they can surely help...

but, do yourself a favor and buy some good FRESH estrous from a good deer farm...leave the stuff on the walmart shelves to collect dust...

run a drag line and hang a couple scent wicks in your lanes around your tree...

i started the fresh estrous stuff last season and im amazed every time it works...ive had numerous bucks hound dog my drag line these past 2 seasons...

its also a rush when you get one to run into calling...i call every hour or so...i start by hitting the can a couple times..then a minute or 2 i rattle and grunt at the same time...

the calling has worked for me the past 3 seasons...im sticking with it...
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Old 10-30-2009, 08:13 PM
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That will definitely help. My favorite thing this time of year is grunting and rattling. If you use all of these in combination it should help out greatly. Good luck!!!!!
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