Pre-season, August specifically, I was seeing some good bucks in a summer bachelor group. Those bucks seemed to have disappeared after late Sept. The only nice buck I saw during the season was this 3.5yo 6-point. In the pic here, he's missing a brow tine.
I almost got him chasing a doe during the rut. The first time I tried to stop him he didn't hear me...the second time he did and stopped but with obstructions in the way, so I didn't shoot. He was so rutted up, I could smell him from 20 yards away and his stink lingered in the area. He had a small U-shaped range from what I could tell an