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Old 11-29-2020, 06:23 PM   #61
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That can be a very goodtime to hunt, and we as a club do take a buck every so often during that last week. But we find in our area year after year as a rule, approx. 11/5 thru about 11/15 we take the majority of our bucks. Good luck to you and all on the forum during this last week of the reg. season.
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Old 12-01-2020, 09:37 PM   #62
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The late season has been very good to our group over the years, with one caveat: the weather. When it's right – meaning some snow, but not too much, and not too cold – we tend to do well. Otherwise, deer in our area group up and head for their winter yards.

This year it's been just the opposite. We've been lucky and have killed a buck nearly every weekend of the Northern Zone season, but they have not come easy. We have seen very few does compared to most years but are finding deer sign everywhere. That's because feed is everywhere in the form of acorns and there's no way to pinpoint where deer might be. And the warmer temps are keeping them from moving a lot. They are simply fat and happy, which is a good thing. 'Looking forward to this weekend and into the late muzzleloading season as we may finally get the right conditions and I expect deer will be moving.

Good luck down the stretch everyone, and stay positive. The next hunt might be the one you've been waiting for.
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Old 01-01-2021, 09:09 AM   #63
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Somewhere Deep in the West Canada Lakes Wilderness

Somewhere Deep in the West Canada Lakes Wilderness:

We spent a total of 28 days at hunting camp, coming out 3 times for supplies and a well needed break from hunting. We broke camp the day before Thanksgiving in anticipation of heavy snow which would have made our departure somewhat difficult...and we were beat.

The season started off slow with mild temperatures. Lots of sign but not much for movement during the day... About 10 days into the season we got hammered with a foot of snow and ice... We thought for sure that this was the big opportunity we were looking for. Unfortunately, the pines in the swamps were covered with snow and ice which made visibility difficult... Then, thanks to global warming, we got about a week straight of 65 degree weather. Needless to say, the snow disappeared over night and we were back to square one. No snow and unusually warm... It sucked but we persevered.

We teamed up the day of the snow hoping to hook on to fresh tracks.. My God, we walked over 4 miles in the snow and "never found one pair of tracks"... We think they just hunkered down during and after the storm... Once the snow was gone of course, the sign, tracks and runs were endless...but were they moving during the day....Not the bucks, that's for damn sure....

In total, we saw 13 doe, but never got a glimpse of a buck... We all still hunt and go off on our own covering a lot of territory. We didn't score, but it was definitely a great adventure...painful at times but well worth it. The meals and comradery were great.

Happy New Year to all you Adirondack hunters...
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Old 01-01-2021, 10:02 AM   #64
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Great report! That's the way it goes most times. Makes a score that much sweeter. Kudos for sticking it out. That's a tough hunt.
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Old 01-01-2021, 01:30 PM   #65
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Somewhere Deep in the West Canada Lakes Wilderness:



We spent a total of 28 days at hunting camp, coming out 3 times for supplies and a well needed break from hunting. We broke camp the day before Thanksgiving in anticipation of heavy snow which would have made our departure somewhat difficult...and we were beat.



The season started off slow with mild temperatures. Lots of sign but not much for movement during the day... About 10 days into the season we got hammered with a foot of snow and ice... We thought for sure that this was the big opportunity we were looking for. Unfortunately, the pines in the swamps were covered with snow and ice which made visibility difficult... Then, thanks to global warming, we got about a week straight of 65 degree weather. Needless to say, the snow disappeared over night and we were back to square one. No snow and unusually warm... It sucked but we persevered.



We teamed up the day of the snow hoping to hook on to fresh tracks.. My God, we walked over 4 miles in the snow and "never found one pair of tracks"... We think they just hunkered down during and after the storm... Once the snow was gone of course, the sign, tracks and runs were endless...but were they moving during the day....Not the bucks, that's for damn sure....



In total, we saw 13 doe, but never got a glimpse of a buck... We all still hunt and go off on our own covering a lot of territory. We didn't score, but it was definitely a great adventure...painful at times but well worth it. The meals and comradery were great.



Happy New Year to all you Adirondack hunters...
Where are all the pics, always looking foward to them.

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Old 01-02-2021, 02:35 PM   #66
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Looking for a few backcountry hunters:

We are looking for 1, possibly 2 more hunters to add to our hunting camp. We hunt deep backcountry and navigational skills are a must have. Only serious hunters please... those that are willing to put some time in out there. If your retired and want to spend some serious time in the backcountry hunting, and get away from the wife for a while, send me a private message... All inquiries welcome...

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