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Old 09-11-2013, 01:16 PM
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Question Opening day spot?!

Curious to see where everyone will be hunting come opening day? Beans, corn, foodplot, acorns, big timber?! I think I will be set up on a white oak ridge, usually the first week our deer in central Illinois are hitting them hard but with the drought this year that might not be the case. So if the wind is right im going to take a gamble and set up on a white oak ridge leading to corn. What about everyone else?!
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Old 09-11-2013, 01:31 PM
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I'll be posted up next to one of a few trails leading into corn and bean fields, in between a bedding area/water source.

I'm still-hunting with a recurve for the beginning of the season, so my tactics will be very different this year.
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Old 09-11-2013, 02:26 PM
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Four corners. Corner of beans, timber, corn, and alfalfa all meet in the spot
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Old 09-11-2013, 04:54 PM
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My urban spot right outside the city. Its small but I can't make it to where I normally hunt until the rut. I do have a couple 130ish bucks running around out there.
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Old 09-11-2013, 05:31 PM
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In a pine thicket about 250 yards off a bean field near a well known bedding area
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:04 AM
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Depends on when they cut the corn hopefully a pinch point leading to the corn
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Old 09-12-2013, 09:17 AM
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On public land so hopefully one of my two spots set. One on the creek ridge the deer take to get to bedding areas the other in another timber spot with alot of oaks and deer passing on way out of creek bottom to food plot.

Other then that anywhere another hunter isnt.
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Old 09-12-2013, 09:30 AM
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Our property is big woods, overgrown clear cuts and hemlock swamp. No agriculture. No mature oaks either. Our mast trees are beech and cherry.

I'll be in a small clearing in the middle of overgrown clear cut.
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Old 09-14-2013, 02:17 PM
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I'll be about 5 yards in some timber on the edge of a bean field! It's like 15 days until opening day and I already know where I'm going! LOL!
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Old 09-15-2013, 01:07 PM
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Im 18 yards into the woods next to a watering hole in between bean and corn fields... Honey hole, oh yea!
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