One came running full bore in when my hunting buddy was calling. I picked him up in the woods about 100 yards away. Now if he goes to his left he is mine, but of course he went to the right and and came down the fence line towards me.
He was protected by trees until he got right up on me and then did a beeline in the opposite direction. He was moving to fast for me to get a shot at him.
Still, it had my heart beating. My hunting buddy and his son saw a couple earlier but they too did not present a clean shot.
We walked miles and miles through the snow today.
Bought some new cabelas rubber boots with 2000 grams thinsulate in them and they kept my feet nice and warm.
Maybe next time will be better. Good news is I didn't have skin anything today
Here is a tip that was passed along to me - and I have not tried it yet - but it looks (and smells) like it will work fine! The gentleman that gave it to me regards it as his secret weapon and he is a VERY successful hunter.
Get a fresh tarsal gland off of a decent buck - I think the ranker, the better. Taking them off of bucks that are hot in the rut seem to be the best because that is when the glands are the darkest and have the most "male buck" scent...
Take that gland and put it in a good,...