Well, I decided to start taking a day off each week this month, so I can go hunting mid-week and avoid the crowds. Went out yesterday, and I saw the forecast for 48 degrees and 15 mph winds. Well, 15 mph winds are not bad. So, I get out to my spot, only passed a couple vehicles on the way. I start out over the ridge, and almost get blown over . Must have been steady 25 mph, gusting to 40. I sat there for 3 hours seeing nothing, and even had my hat blown off and had to go chasing it up the hill.
I left and road hunted back out. I go over the cattle guard, which signifies the start of private property. I get not even 1/2 mile down the road, and there'a really tall, deep fork horn standing in the road at 50 yards staring at me. Go figure! I laughed, tried to get my camera adn or cell phone for a photo. The deer just looked at me for 30 seconds or so, then casually stepped over the fence and walked away. I called my buddy and drove on. As I was driving, i look up and see 2 does in someone's backyard. Then, I see 3 more trotting through another yards heading for their pond. Finally, I get close to the main road and almost run over 11 turkeys. Good news is they all look like this years birds.
Ugh. One day I will get one of these darn deer.