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dead deer question.....eh.

Old 12-01-2007, 03:48 PM
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To be quite honest , you might as well kiss this years season there goodbye , you might see the ocasional deer here and there , but the deer will smell the death in the woods , as well as all the coyote smell being in there and won't want to be in there.
This is most ignorant post that I have seen in quite awhile.

I have a specific area where I dump my carcasses, and I see deer in the area every time I go through it. Deer and coyotes cohabit the same areas 365 days a year and having them eating on a deer carcass shouldn't adversely effect your hunting at all. I wouldn't hunt right over the carcasses, but with 40 acres, you have plenty of land to hunt.
to each his own , all i was saying was that i would pick another spot rather than close to the dead dear
That is not at all what you were saying, and I will quote you again.

"You might as well kiss this years season there goodbye..."


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Old 12-01-2007, 06:53 PM
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pretty obvious to me...hunt in the stand farthest away from the dead deer.
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Old 12-01-2007, 08:14 PM
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To the person that had the original post , good luck , i honestly hope you get a deer , i just didn't feel that with the dead deer in there , and smelling soo bad to you , that it would of scared the deer off. I was going by the same things happeneding around here , my apologies !
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Old 12-01-2007, 08:21 PM
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I actually put a deer carcass in front of my trail camera earlier this year just to see what would happen.

Check the time stamps on these pictures.





I should have staked the deer down because it was gone without a trace in less than a week. It actually looked like that other deer was sniffing around where the dead deer had been just a couple days after it disappeared.
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Old 12-02-2007, 10:40 AM
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I have shot a deer, came back the next day and found the gutpile gone and coyote tracks everywhere, and shot another deer in the same spot. Just hunt and let nature do it's thang.
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Old 12-02-2007, 09:35 PM
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Thanks for all of your imput you guys, it really makes me appreciate these fourms.

I did a little Sunday scouting today (no Sunday hunting in NC) and as I walked out of the woods up where the deer are I found more deer sign than on any other part of the lot.
the stand closest to the deer is the only one I have not touched since bow season and I believe the hunting pressure may have pushed all the deer into that area.
and I found another thing i would have never expected. a fresh rub and scrape. with a rather big track in the middle of it. didn't have much to compare it to but two quarters and it was about three or so in length.
I think there might just be a good size buck hidding out in that neck of the woods.
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