The waiting hurts more when you know the season is already open and other guys are already out there chasing them. Hopefully your water hole pays off quickly. It's been hot but it's sure rained a lot this year.
Weird thing about the area we hunt is for some reason we hardly ever see another bow hunter, and my partner did not draw so I know he is not up there...now rifle is a different story..almost like a sea of orange hats running around.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...