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Old 12-27-2009, 05:49 PM
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Default Late Season Tactics

i just started bowhunting last year and this weekend was the first time i have ever hunted late season here in wisconsin and i was just wondering if there was any tactics or tips that could help me next year.
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Old 12-27-2009, 06:18 PM
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When it gets cold out the best chance is to hunt by a food source. They will be looking for food with lots of carbohydrates.
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Old 12-27-2009, 09:34 PM
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standing beans or corn is best..or any other food source
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Old 12-28-2009, 02:05 AM
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I know corn seems to be the best but from my observations right now they seem to be hitting the buds from young trees right now in my area. I see no sign in the only corn field around my hunting area. But ive seen them browsing the woody areas and also digging for acorns in the snow. I thought for sure they would be hitting the corn with all the snow we recieved here in South eastern part of Wisconsin.
Even on my way home yesterday morning in IL I seen a small 8 PT browsing along the treeline.

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Old 12-28-2009, 06:22 AM
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Find the food, look for tracks, set up near the tracks.
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Old 12-28-2009, 11:45 AM
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Find a transition area between beeding and a food source. Closer to bed. Deer seem to hit the fields closer to dark later in the season after being pressured for months. I also like to hunt from a ground blind this time of year since trees offer little cover. Scent control, scent control, scent control!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-28-2009, 06:02 PM
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we picked all of our corn and there isn't any sign of them feeding in them. i hunted by all our fields and nothing was moving at all
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Old 12-28-2009, 10:06 PM
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well they have to be feeding somewhere and like the guys said find the food and then work back from there
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Old 12-29-2009, 04:35 AM
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As others have said find the Food source they are using and you have a place to start. Usually corn fields have worked great for me late season, but a little scouting will tell you where they are feeding.

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Old 12-29-2009, 05:06 AM
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