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#1 Male ONLINE   JerseyJaysTaxidermy

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Posted 10/22/16 - 11:24 PM

Decided to spend tonight stalking in the wind. Was a great day to walk, being the leaves were wet and the wind was loud.
I still hunted along a creek tonight, and had a few opportunities at a small buck and some nice sized does.
I got a short film with my phone but grabbed some snapshots off the video to share here
Ended up having 5 does/fawns and a spike within 30 yards for about 15 mins. They never knew I was standing there up again a tree watching.
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and these were the bucks I hoped to bump into...but needless to say, I did not lol

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Although I didn't shoot at any, I chalk it up as successful. I had a good time, due to lack of time in the woods this season, I was able to scout and hunt at the same time. I found some good sign and know where I will be setting a stand next week.

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Edited by JerseyJaysTaxidermy, 10/22/16 - 11:35 PM.

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#2 Male OFFLINE   mikejd

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Posted 10/22/16 - 11:36 PM

Very cool. I sat in a stand tonight all the time thinking this is great still hunting weather. I rarely dont still hunt with my bow but maybe I should have.



#3 Male OFFLINE   Rusty

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Posted 10/23/16 - 05:08 AM

Very cool afternoon in the woods Jay!   :up:  :up:



#4 Male OFFLINE   Buck154

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Posted 10/23/16 - 05:22 AM

Cool way to hunt Jay and very hard at times. Shot my first deer years ago stalking with the bow. Just a doe but will always remember it.


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#5 Male OFFLINE   Merkel

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Posted 10/23/16 - 06:06 AM

Very nice. Makes me wish I went out yesterday.

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Posted 10/23/16 - 07:28 AM

Awesome you had a lot going in your favor stalking is really hard to do..

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Posted 10/23/16 - 07:42 AM

I might take the bow out for a little stalk walk this afternoon.  


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#8 Male ONLINE   JerseyJaysTaxidermy

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Posted 10/23/16 - 08:24 AM

These conditions make stalking cornfields a blast. We just don't have any cornfields on our leases this year :/

I've walked up to many deer bedded in the corn on windy days.

I've probably shot close to 50% of the deer I've got by stalking.. cause when I was younger if I seen a deer across a field working it's way down the edge I would hop down and go cut it off using the creek bed as a place to hide as I walked a few hundred yards.

I stalk the creek too many times when it's icy with fresh snow on it .. prime time just slowly walk the creeks as I come to each bend I peek around and I know where all the common crossings are.

Love it

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#9 OFFLINE   Cousin Brown

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Posted 10/23/16 - 11:00 AM

What a great day in the woods


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#10 Male OFFLINE   rgw

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Posted 10/23/16 - 01:44 PM

i have shot a lot of bucks stalking corn fields on days like yesterday, catch them sound to sleep and never wake up



#11 Female OFFLINE   kmtpr

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Posted 10/23/16 - 02:33 PM

Cool story, Jay

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#12 Male OFFLINE   Jerseybassnbow

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Posted 10/23/16 - 05:24 PM

Nice Jay

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#13 Male OFFLINE   LPJR

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Posted 10/23/16 - 08:37 PM

Sounds like a good time  :up:



#14 Male OFFLINE   Axiom

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Posted 10/23/16 - 10:25 PM

Still/Stalk is my favorite way to hunt... The only problem with it is I usually find myself in the most god awful place to drag after I bag one,,, :whatever:


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Posted 10/24/16 - 10:23 AM

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