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11-27-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By mufan

low light deer peep

Hi,
I had a buck come in on me this morning right as it started to get light. I've played this game before and knew I would most likely not be able to make out a good target on the deer through my...
Forum: Midwest
11-23-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By mufan

Ohio deer...high, low, or south for the winter

Hi,
I have hit that discouraged point where I've spent multiple hours sitting in trees squirrel watching. I haven't seen even a doe in about 20 hours of hunting in 3 different locations. i did see...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-24-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,472
Posted By mufan

best late fall camo

Hi,
I'm in the market for some new camo. It shocks me anymore when a deer walks by my stand and doesn't look up at me when hunting late fall Ohio. I typically hunt areas that have lots of red and...
11-13-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By mufan

The 25 yard shot

Hi,
What do you guys do for the 25 yard shot. Do you aim high with the 20 yd pin, low with a 30 or just imagine there is a 25 yd pin and put the vitals between the two? This is from a tree stand...
Forum: Miscellaneous
10-19-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By mufan

Taking someone else's kid hunting

Hi,
My best friend got into drugs and will likely go to prison for 10 years or so. His wife has asked if I would take their boy squirrell hunting (10 years old) as he really wants to go. I would...
10-16-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By mufan

twisting broadheads

Hi,
I shoot four blade muzzys (MX4) 100 grain. I have a few that won't seem to fly right. I've ruled out bent arrow. I read where it was a myth that you had to twist the broadheads in a certain...
09-26-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By mufan

are 8 points always going to be 8 points

Hi,
I have attached a picture of an 8 point I've got on camera. I am curious as to whether a deer at this size will always remain an 8 point or if next year he will add some more points?

Thanks,
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,755
Posted By mufan

I actually don't have any markings leading to it....

I actually don't have any markings leading to it. Just a good bench that it's on I guess. I have a climber but you are limited on the trees you can use.

Valentine, huh?
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,755
Posted By mufan

Some Punk(s) Stole my Treestand

Hi,
I put up the perfect treestand in on a public WMA in Ohio last weekend. I went there today to mark yardage, etc. and it was gone. Somebody had went through the effort to spot it, go home and...
09-12-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,654
Posted By mufan

Which Rubber hunting boots to buy??

Hi,
I am in the market for some insulated rubber boots but I have seen that most of these boots end up getting holes poked in them, tearing, or cracking relatively early. I really like the fit of...
12-30-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By mufan

need some help with rubber boots

Hi,
I got busted more than a handful of times this last season where deer would cut or walk my path in and get spooked and leave. I took all the precautions but had on leather boots.

So I am in...
10-23-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,315
Posted By mufan

I don't have rubber boots. Can you buy warm...

I don't have rubber boots. Can you buy warm rubber boots and do they make enough of a difference to justify purchasing them?

I don't know if it is pure coon urine. I know I have trouble...
10-23-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,315
Posted By mufan

scent free not so scent free

Man, I have been popped by deer the last two times I've been out. the deer are crossing perpendicular to the path that I am walking in and smelling m trail in.....several hours after I've came...
10-23-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 20,560
Posted By mufan

sunday hunting in Ohio allowed?

Can you hunt in ohio on sunday on WMA land? thanks.
11-24-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By mufan

Missed a buck with my bow because i was a nervous wreck

I've been hunting 20 years with a bow and it tookme 10 to kill my first one. Granted, i am not the greatest bow hunter but I am good at finding them, treestand placement, knowing when to shoot, etc....
11-24-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,519
Posted By mufan

do I stop a moving deer or shoot while moving

I dropped the ball so to speak today. I had the biggest buck of my life come along a flat but he would not stop. He was definitely trailing a doe and he was trotting at a steady pace. I kept the...
10-31-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By mufan

how long does it take deer to complete their rounds

Hi,
I know deer are patterned animals and that they return to the same places at the same times. What I want to know is if this can be spread over two days or do they always do it on a 24 hr cycle....
10-31-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,217
Posted By mufan

Does raccoon urine or others scare deer

Hi,
I gotwinded by the largest buck I've ever seen today. He ran up to about 20 yds, got suspicious, stomped once, and turned and ran back where he came from. i can only assume he smelled me. I...
10-19-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By mufan

Are the deer high or low?

Hi,
Here in WV you have decent size mountains and along the sides of the mountains are benches that go along the mountain from top to the bottom. From the ridgeline all the way down to the valley...
10-19-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,098
Posted By mufan

RE: does temperature really determine deer movement?

I hardly ever see deer when it is raining. Do deer move in the rain or are they indoors like I should be?

I do recall one day when there was a pressure change do to a storm moving in and deer...
10-18-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,098
Posted By mufan

does temperature really determine deer movement?

Hi,
I've always heard people say that "it's cold today so the deer should be moving" but I don't know if that is true or not. I've seen deer move on warm days and not seen a hair on freezing days....
10-17-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 29,079
Posted By mufan

how long before deer returns to pattern after spooked?

Hi,
How long does it take a deer to resume his normal pattern after you spook him? I know there is no right answer but I am curious what other hunters have experienced. I know it takes more than...
10-17-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By mufan

buck caught me putting up stand.

Hi,
I was putting up my stand up in a new spotyesterday and sure enough here comes a real nice buck walking up and catches me scaling the tree. He snorted and ran off kind of unsure but when I came...
10-12-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,809
Posted By mufan

RE: do small rubs equal small bucks?

Good information. I can't get any good tracks....all I know is that I've heard it running and it sounds bigger than anything I've heard in the woods in 20 years of hunting. It has a very deep snort...
10-12-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,711
Posted By mufan

2 early for doe urine, bleating, grunting (OH)?

Hi,
I have found a ton of rubs in my hunting spot in lawrence county Ohio and I want to start putting out the doe urine, bleating, grunting, rattling, etc. but I don't want to run them off. Is now...
10-12-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,632
Posted By mufan

Does rattling work in Ohio

Hi,
I'm from WV and got an ohio license this year. Rattling is kind of pointless here because the buck to doe ratio is probably 1 to 10 so they don't have to worry about gettin' the girls.

...
10-11-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,809
Posted By mufan

do small rubs equal small bucks?

Hi,
Man, I am hunting in Ohio and have heard a deer running through the woods that sounds like a horse my last two times out but haven't seen it yet. However, when I goto where I hear him I see...
10-11-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,954
Posted By mufan

RE: Ohio deer hunting

I thought it was no hunting. At least I couldn't find it on the Ohio DNR website as public.
08-10-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,954
Posted By mufan

Ohio deer hunting

Hi,
I live in huntington WV (go herd!) which is right on the border of Ohio. I am tired of shooting scrubby WV bucks and want to go hunting where the big boys are.

I don't have a clue where...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By mufan

most recent aerial photos

Where can I find the most recent aerial photos? Or are they all the same?
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,456
Posted By mufan

Deer hunting really steep terrain

just started hunting in the george washington national forest in Va. I am not used to such steep terrain. You can either hunt deep valleys/creekbeds, mountaing tops (~3000 ft), or the sides of the...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,189
Posted By mufan

What elevation do oak trees stop growing

It seems that oak trees start to become far and few between at high elevations. Is there an elevation where oak trees cease to thrive? What is the major food tree at high elevations (above 3000 feet)?
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By mufan

is there an elevation that is too high for deer?

I went scouting on a mountaintop of the George washington national forest yesterday. I was around 3000 to 3500 ft high. I noticed that oak trees were far and few between. Is it rare to find deer at...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-05-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By mufan

RE: finding good hunt spots by map

So a pinch point is essentially the same thing as a funnel?

I actually have a saddle in a place that I hunt and I almost always jump deer there but never knew why they hung around that spot.
...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-05-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By mufan

Forum: Bowhunting
11-05-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By mufan

RE: finding good hunt spots by map

What are saddles? I hunt ridgelines alot because deer seem to travel them heavily....is that what you mean when you say ridges are good to look for? Finally, how will steep cliffs help me?
Forum: Bowhunting
11-04-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By mufan

finding good hunt spots by map

Hi,
I want to get off the beaten path and hunt the big boys this year. I live adjacent to the George washington national forest and it is huge and mostly unaccessible to vehicles. So I want to hike...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-31-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By mufan

RE: Having trouble finding deer in peep

I do shoot with one eye. I have contemplated going to two open but it seems pretty challenging from what little bit I've tried it. I have never thought about my mouth being open but that could be it....
Forum: Bowhunting
10-30-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By mufan

Having trouble finding deer in peep

I consider myself a good shot with a bow. It is easy to pull back and spot the big white target in my peep. However, I have a real problem finding the deer in my peep when I am ready to shoot....
10-17-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,638
Posted By mufan

RE: do deer guts ruin a hunting spot?

Where is the metatarsal glands? Is that the dark brown furry areaon the bend of the back legs?
10-15-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,638
Posted By mufan

do deer guts ruin a hunting spot?

I just shot a doe this weekend and dropped her in her tracks about 10 yards from my treestand. I gutted the deer in that spot. I'm sure that the buzzards and other woodland creatures will eventually...
Forum: Technical
10-14-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,993
Posted By mufan

RE: does bow shoot same from ground as tree?

so you are saying that if you sight a bow in on the ground then you should use the distance from the base of the tree to the deer when shooting from a tree? This is what I do.

What about if a...
10-14-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,625
Posted By mufan

RE: I suck at gutting deer

I do have a small knife.

I shave back the fur first. The layer underneath is too slippery for me to grab plus the skin is very tight because the entrails are pushing against it with alot of...
Forum: Technical
10-13-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,993
Posted By mufan

does bow shoot same from ground as tree?

I was told a while back that if you sight a bow in on the ground it should hit the same as in a tree. Is this true or does it shoot a bit higher from a tree. I have shot several deer with a 20 yd pin...
10-13-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,625
Posted By mufan

I suck at gutting deer

I've been gutting deer for about ten years and I still manage to cut into/knick the stomach more often than I would like. The last deer I shot I put his butt on a down hill slope so the guts would...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By mufan

10 yard pin?

Do you guys have a ten yard pin or do you use the 20 yard pin for 10 yard shots?I'm shooting 70 lbs.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-11-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,014
Posted By mufan

RE: shooting deer above the shoulder

I don't understand your post blumpie
Forum: Bowhunting
09-10-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,014
Posted By mufan

RE: shooting deer above the shoulder

I think it is a matter of determining what we are calling the shoulder. Tell me if this is correct......The scapula is connected to the shoulder joint which is connected to the elbow. The three...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-10-2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,014
Posted By mufan

RE: shooting deer above the shoulder

I've always took behind the shoulder to mean behind the shoulder joint where the leg connects into the body. Does it actually mean that > -shaped area created by the scapula and shoulder. Which to me...
Forum: Technical
09-10-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By mufan

RE: sight question

is it as simple as shooting with the 0.10 pins and then changing to the larger pins for hunting or do you have to resight the bow all over again?
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