It's that time of year!!!

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It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby stash59 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:19 am

This is a bittersweet time of year for me. It was usually a time filled with anticipation. Out in Montana you usually have had a few cool mornings by now. Those cool mornings would call to me. Soon the bulls would be bugling.

But alas I'm stuck here in Wisconsin. So to all of you busy getting ready to head west. A couple of you are already living out there! Good luck!!! Shoot straight! Have fun! Be safe!

And darn it share some pics!!!!!!!


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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby tbunao » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:24 am

60 this morning
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby WV Bowhunter » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:26 am

It was in the low 60’s when I left the house to head to work. I had an extra bounce in my step with the morning feeling of fall. It won’t be long now!!
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby brancher147 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:25 am

Yep. We have had high 40’s low 50’s recently in the mountains. Some leaves starting to turn and fall. Starting to feel right.
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby hunter_mike » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:23 am

I plan to be in wyoming with bow in hand by sunday morning. I will try to share as much on here as possible!!
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby Rich M » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:05 am

I have to wait until October... Will post up when all is said & done.

BTW, it was 80 when I got in the truck to go to work this morning... :?
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby Lockdown » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:33 am

No western trip for me this year. Instead... the slews and mosquitoes are calling my name...

Good luck to those gettin’ after ‘em in the near future! Regardless of how your season goes, remember to have fun out there.
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby hunter_mike » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:10 am

Lockdown wrote:No western trip for me this year. Instead... the slews and mosquitoes are calling my name...

Good luck to those gettin’ after ‘em in the near future! Regardless of how your season goes, remember to have fun out there.


You know you are bit koo koo for big bucks when the buzzing of mosquitoes in your ear puts you at ease. I have the same ailment 8-) 8-)
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby justin84 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:32 am

Heading to WY on Friday 8/30. Going to be camping with a buddy for the week and chasing mule deer.

It looks very green for this time of year where we're headed. Looking forward to it.
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby The Runt » Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:32 am

i am getting jacked too!!! Leaving for a bucket list hunt on the 31st of this month.
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Re: It's that time of year!!!

Unread postby justin84 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:14 am

We spent almost two weeks in Wyoming chasing mule deer during the special archery season. The weather varied wildly, from highs in the low 80s to the low 40s, depending on the day. We also had a decent amount of rain, and the mountains were greener and wetter than I've ever seen them this time of year.

My buddy got his first buck, a smaller than average 3x4 in full velvet. I put him in one of my guaranteed to see a buck spots and he got the first of three he saw that evening.

I came home empty handed. I had plenty of close calls, though, including the very last night when I had a big fork heading straight to me but darted off less than 100 yards away. It was a cold, windy, rainy evening and the wind wasn't good.

Saw more elk than I've ever seen, including a group of four bulls fighting one morning and another bigger bull about 50 yards from camp. Overall it was a good trip...just needed more time.

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