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Good luck! 

Went yesterday for a few mile walk in the snow.  Came across a big yote track, then somebody else's track who had just missed going by my blind set up.  Thought maybe he had a dog with him and they weren't yote tracks. He was following them.  I ran across his tracks again and a few beaten down trails that led to a yote den.  He just missed seeing another one of my blinds set up on the backside of the mountain.  Hopefully he won't be back there winter bow.

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I am hoping to get out this afternoon. I had to drop my wifes jeep off to have something done. I was in stand yesterday afternoon and must have had a pack of yotes headed my way. They were just over the ridge and must have gotten my scent and went bonkers. 50 yards or so away they started barking, howling, carrying on for a few minutes and all went silent. That first howl being so close and the woods being so quiet  was nerve shattering. Good luck to all those out today.

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Learned a lesson yesterday. I was up in zone 4 and had a nice size doe  at 40 yards. Put the crosshairs on her and pulled the trigger. Click, no bang. Reset the hammer, click no bang. She took off. On further exam when I got home my powder ( Blackhorn 209) was very moist. I had saved the charge from last time I was out and it must have got moisture down the barrel. Lesson learned I will always start with a fresh charge now. :banghead:

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1 hour ago, gaberdeen said:

Learned a lesson yesterday. I was up in zone 4 and had a nice size doe  at 40 yards. Put the crosshairs on her and pulled the trigger. Click, no bang. Reset the hammer, click no bang. She took off. On further exam when I got home my powder ( Blackhorn 209) was very moist. I had saved the charge from last time I was out and it must have got moisture down the barrel. Lesson learned I will always start with a fresh charge now. :banghead:

I know nothing about these new powders today. When I'm most will hunted I had Thompson renegade 54 cal. I used real black powder. I feel your pain as I too have misfires. Turns out the Caps were moist. From that experience I realized temperature hot to cold or vice versa creates moisture exposed to the air.every time after that when I loaded I wrapped Saran wrap around the around the cap/breach and muzzle. Bingo zero misfires. Once when I hunted Maine for a week loaded the gun first day never shot it for a week left it outside on the porch of the cabin. I figured if I would brought it inside with that wood stove cooking it would have sweated.When it came time to go home pull the set trigger, then pulled the trigger bang!

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