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Old 11-06-2007, 05:42 AM
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any signs of the rut happening in massachusetts? i pretty much want to know if anybody has seen any chasing going on, or is it a couple days away?
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Old 11-06-2007, 07:36 AM
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starting lightly... from what I have heard. I personally haven't seen any rutting activity, but some friends have seen some light chasing... lots of fresh scrapes appearing. This colder nastier weather should kick it off.
I hope...
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Old 11-06-2007, 03:59 PM
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I have seen some scrapes that are being reopened and a lot of rubs really agressive ones where the tree is ripped in half and laying in 2 pieces, but only heard some chasing while in my stand before light. It has been pretty warm out and I think that is what is keeping all the activity happening at night. As soon as the temp dips a little bit we should see it more, I have also found a lot of sign at some water holes and swamp puddles maybe they are getting up for an afternoon drink
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Old 11-07-2007, 08:10 AM
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As far as I'm concerned it's as good as it gets right now. The bucks are looking and the does are not quiteready. In a week or so they are gonna be paired up a bit more.
I like it when their looking!!!!
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Old 11-07-2007, 01:38 PM
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This cold snap should kick it off for the most part in my opinion.

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Old 11-08-2007, 06:46 AM
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My buddy shot this decent 8 in Berkshire County yesterday AM. He had the place torn up. 3 doe came in first light. He came in grunting and chasing right after them. His 2nd 8 point of the MA bow season.

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Old 11-08-2007, 07:08 AM
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Decent 8? Man, that isn't saying much for Mass.
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Old 11-08-2007, 02:46 PM
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CONGRATS TO YOUR BUDY WESTERN MA. IVE BEEN HUNTING THIS ONE ARE AND THE TRESS IN THIS AREA ARE TERRIBLE FOR A CLIMBER BUT THE DEER ARE MOVING THREW THERE HAVNT BEEN ABLE TO GET A SHOT ,
BUT HANGING IN THERE,
WISH EVERYONE GOOD LUCK
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Old 11-08-2007, 10:09 PM
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cold weather is kicking them in, lots of activity out there.
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Old 11-09-2007, 02:39 PM
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Like I said!! This is when you want to be out there. Not gonna get any better!!!!

11/8/07 @ 6:30 AM



11/2/07 Buck tooth buck with overbite..



But now my seasons over..... except 5 doe tags left for Z11 but nobody wants a deer unless i cut it..
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