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Old 10-01-2010, 07:36 AM
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Was wondering if anyone from Illinois had any luck this morning. I dint get to go trying to get some more combining done so i can go this evening. I was a nice big bro and let my little brother take the morning off and hunt. He had 3 does come in but couldnt get a shot.
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:45 AM
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i saw a 6 pointer but didnt really have a shot either... hope itll b a good season. good luck this season.
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Old 10-01-2010, 07:46 AM
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my sons buddy killed a nice Doe
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Old 10-01-2010, 09:01 AM
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i had a good encounter with a decent buck but he didnt come my way and seen a few doe. i will stop being picky after this weekend and hope to get a doe down early for freezer meat. Then on to strictly chasing the big boys
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Old 10-01-2010, 09:20 AM
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didnt see a thing. it was my very first time deer hunting, and i was alone. Im goin back out at 2 to a different setup for an afternoon hunt. fingers crossed
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Old 10-01-2010, 05:43 PM
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No kills . Did see a small 8 pt and 4 does plus 2 spikes.
Still it was just nice to be out in a stand
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:10 PM
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5 does 0 shots
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Old 10-03-2010, 06:29 AM
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A guy I know shot the first two deer of his life last night. The first was a button buck and the next was a 161" buck. Talk about a good hunt.
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Old 10-03-2010, 09:20 AM
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Well guys i went fri. evening and had a doe come in and couldnt get a shot. Then yesterday morning i seen 6 one was a nice 150" buck. And so far my brother has put 2 down with his brand new z7. So luck has deff. been on his side so far.
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Old 10-03-2010, 09:50 AM
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I got this doe on 7:30 am Friday morning.

I'm on earn-a-buck property so not only am I happy about having fresh venison... but now I can look for bucks too. (tho' I haven't been back out since that morning)

She's a 'fun-sized' doe. Not a fawn, but only 88lbs field dressed.
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