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Old 10-29-2013, 07:07 AM
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Hey gang, This morning I went hunting around 5-6 am that's pretty early for me, Anyways I've what sounded like wood hitting wood 3 consecutive times. Does this mean the rut is really getting under way?
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Old 10-29-2013, 08:51 AM
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I was always told that when a Sasquatch sees you he will bang a stick up against a tree. Seriuosly though it could have been deer fighting but in my experience antlers have little higher pitch to them than the dead sound wood makes.
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Thunderchicken217 View Post
I was always told that when a Sasquatch sees you he will bang a stick up against a tree. Seriuosly though it could have been deer fighting but in my experience antlers have little higher pitch to them than the dead sound wood makes.
I agree,I've had "something"bang on a tree in the dark while going in.It didn't sound like deer fighting.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:36 AM
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The wind plays funny tricks in the dark.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:38 AM
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Thanks guys, It was a higher pitch sound not a thud and it was 3 consecutive times. Then I heard a big branch crack, and that was it.


Bullcamp, It was calm for about 5 in the morning. No weeds were stirring or blowing no wind!


By the way I do not believe in Big Foot, How ever it could be out there...
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Old 10-30-2013, 03:20 AM
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Stay with it, and when you figure out what's making the strange noises let us know.

I don't believe in Bigfoot or other such mythical creatures either but I've heard noises in the woods at night that can't be attributed to any known species of wildlife. What made the noise? Beats me.
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Old 10-30-2013, 07:25 AM
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I've heard that often over the years. I always just assumed it was some animal stepping on a downed branch and breaking it.
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Old 10-30-2013, 07:30 AM
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do u hunt my beavers? that can make some of the oddest noises.
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:01 AM
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bears make a popping sound...sounds like something knocking on wood...this is the first year ive hunted them and I knew something was coming because I heard the "popping" sound. or its sasquatch..
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:47 PM
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I wonder whether it was a Great Blue Heron squawking.
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