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Old 12-14-2009, 02:31 PM
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i was just wondering what call or lure worked this time of year if any...?? i am looking at the primos buck roar to buy for later this season (if it works) and next season....i hear the cold really hurts it tho...? any help is appreciated!
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Old 12-14-2009, 02:41 PM
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I would use the same calling tactics now as you would early bow season-minimal. A soft grunt here or there or some light antler sparring might work for you. Me personally, i would stay away from agressive rut type calling ( like the buck roar/growl) now in the late season. If you notice some late rut activity or a particular buck still acting agressive than call more aggressive. As for blind calling this time of year i would either keep it soft or none at all. Thats just my oppinion. Im not a big fan of lures so maybe someone else can help you with that.
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Old 12-14-2009, 03:31 PM
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i thinks its a little late for the buck roar
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Old 12-14-2009, 04:07 PM
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if i was you i would try using the primos can estrous call. i used it last year around this time and i had bucks coming in to investigate.
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Old 12-14-2009, 04:22 PM
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i have always tried to use it with no luck how do you use yours?? i just turn it over 3 times...
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Old 12-14-2009, 04:31 PM
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Be VERY cautious using calls this late in the season. Most likely, all you'll really do is give a heavily hunted late season whitetail a reason to circle downwind and bust you. Just remember how much hunting presures these deer have been through up to this point. I promise you, the list of trophy bucks called in during the late season is a short one indeed! My best strategy for late calling wold be to ONLY call to deer you can see and thus read their body language. Be careful and good luck
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