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Old 08-16-2007, 01:14 PM
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How many out there hunt based upon the moon phases, ive read a lot about this and was just wondering what everyone thought and how it worked out for you, thanks for your input
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Old 08-16-2007, 06:05 PM
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I bought another Moon Guide for Deer Hunting this year,I had one 2 years ago and it was pretty accurate for predicting when deer would be moving,bedding and feeding and what area's they would be using at certain times.I still went out and hunted when ever I got the chance because no matter what the Guide stated you can't shoot a deer sitting on the couch watching Hunting Shows.
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Old 08-16-2007, 09:34 PM
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check out this sight about moon phases comparedto photoperiodism http://www.trmichels.com/RutDates.htm
Im going to see if his theory is accurate this year cuz moon phase didnt matter last year.
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Old 08-16-2007, 09:43 PM
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I agree with GTOHunter. I'm going regardless. But the moon dial thing was fairly accurate. We even noticed that striper fishing was pretty productive on active "deer" days.
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Old 08-17-2007, 08:53 AM
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I'm sure hunting the phases help, but I'm w/ GTO. I'm going when ever I can!! There are only so many weekends in the year to go hunting.
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Old 08-17-2007, 09:43 AM
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I have many times and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't!.........It also has to do with weather conditions for it to work!
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Old 08-17-2007, 10:50 AM
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When I have to choose one specific week I book my hunts/vacation time based on the dark of the moon. This october for example I'm going on a Muley hunt in Wyoming. I passed on the first weekand opted for the second week so that I will be there during the dark of the moon.
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Old 08-17-2007, 10:58 AM
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One more vote for going whenever you can... but I do make an extra effort to go during a new moon.
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Old 08-18-2007, 11:47 AM
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Up here in Idaho, the weather plays a vital role to seeing more game in my experience. Obviously snow is not a factor in a lot of the country, but I hunt whitetails in November and December, and things really get exciting when it is actually snowing. Seems deer are coming out of the woodwork when the snow is coming down heavy. I have noticed a little correlation between moon phases and deer activity. Kind of easy to keep track of since the information is on my GPS.
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Old 08-19-2007, 02:39 AM
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New moon ..full moon..man on the moon..if the moon fell out of the sky Im gone hunting..
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