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Rainy Day Shotgun Opener?

Old 11-14-2008, 07:55 PM
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thats great weather for still hunting
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Old 11-14-2008, 08:55 PM
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Get the rain gear out.
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Old 11-14-2008, 09:19 PM
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Im in Southern Indiana and the weather will be the same here and I will be in it. Good luck.
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Old 11-14-2008, 10:09 PM
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I don't think it's supposed to be a heavy rain, just light scattered showers and it's actually supposed to change to snow in the afternoon. Not raining here at the moment. I believe the deer will be moving. I sat in 25 mph winds last saturday as a cold front came through and the bucks were after does.
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Old 11-14-2008, 10:50 PM
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This will be 2 years in a row I didn't get out on opening morning of Firearm Season. Last year I had father duties....this year I'm tagged out. Since I already have a buck and a doe down, I have zero want to get out and sit in the rain all day.


Good luck to those who do! Dress warm and dry!
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Old 11-15-2008, 05:47 AM
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I will miss our opening day for the first time [:@][:@]. Its pouring here and not worth it to me to get my gum soaking wet [:@]. I will see if it breaks up this afternoon. It looks like here, Monday will be the best day to hit the woods.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:23 AM
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I'm back already from the woods of Brown County. I missed what should have been an easy shot on a decent buck. The weather was finally starting to get to me after my miss so I pulled out of the woods. I'll be heading to my second set up this afternoon. Wish me luck.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:41 AM
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i stayed in bed -- been sick and getting wet all day would only make it worse -

my dad went out this morning and saw a few at day break . they came out into the field and bedded right down -

deer wont move much today with the heavy rain and high winds moving in
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Old 11-15-2008, 10:45 AM
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Shotgun opener in Illinois the 21st. hope to have a little better weather by then, cold is good ,rain bad
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Old 11-15-2008, 10:51 AM
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It ended up being a decent morning for me. The rain quit before i got to the woods and never rained for the 3 hours i was there. The only problem i had was with the wind gusts, which it seems like we have had every day for the last 2 weeks. That being said, deer movement was still way down. 2 does and 1 tiny 6 point. I'd say the shots were down a little bit, but still heard a pretty good number.
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