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I applied for about 4 city bow hunts this year and didn't get any, let me in on your hunts lol! I managed to get Crow Hassen last year and got a small doe. You shouldn't have any trouble landing a deer on Murphy. Let us know how it goes for you!
Had to leave around 2pm today. I think someone posted there was 830 hunters Day 1 with 19 deer, half of bucks? When I left today there was about 500 and 3 deer.
It was not so much a busy hive compared to previous years. Day one I only encountered 2 hunters in the morning. All wearing head lamps but very courteous about spacing out and getting away from another. Around 12pm I saw one guy 80 yards from me walk back to his truck. I saw NO deer, 2 grouse, woodpecker, and about a 5lbs grey squirrel I wish I was able to shoot. Weather was 30night, 45day overcast. Slight breeze in the afternoon.
It was a surprise not to run into so many people at first it was comforting. However, to thinking about it now was you almost needed all of those hunters to push those deer around. Especially if they aren't quiet rutting yet. It's difficult to walk blind a 53k arces diverse landscape and pick out an on the dot spot trail that is active with deer. Most hunters just find funnels and transition points and hope of other hunter moves deer through it. I can see how someone can say the deer numbers are down from there recent ripely experience based through their eyes in the stand. Does that relate mostly from the lack of hunters that are stirring up the deer? Just some treestand talk. Well more like excuses I make up to my girlfriend because I never come home with animals. Nothing works.
I never expect anything when it comes to hunting but its a nice 2 day get away from home. Chance to hangout in the stand and B.S with some fellow hunters. I usually hunt the first season, but next year I'm going to shoot for the second to get closer to a possible rutting buck. Hopefully people do better this up coming round.
Well building a wall isn't the immigration solution, because that's not how most illegal immigrants get here today. The majority of illegal immigrants coming into the US in recent years has simply been people that get a work visa to come here, then don't leave at the end of the work visa.
34 minutes ago, Jim Almquist said:
I will check with Rick and see if there is any way to rebuild the link. If not its time for it to go.
Works fine for me.
RD is juvy, that happens.
Odds are in favor Stevie gets his time and then comes the concrete resort rape&beat down package for him.
Not everyone skates.