Just went for a ride to check some spots for my deer hunt and saw a couple nice young bucks. which is good for just being burned. but when i got home there was 2 4x4 in my street. might just have hunt my backyard.
That's the thing with some of these tags that take so long to get. The expectations are high but also put a lot of stress on you when you think about how long you waited and what will happen when the season finally gets here. It took 18 years to get my bull tag for this year and now I haven't had a chance to get up there and look around yet.
And although I have seen a couple of bucks in the yard as well I have not yet spotted a good bull waiting for me.
Yeah i know all about stress. the last time i had this tag i was 16 and still learning. 3 fires later and all thoughs years scouting, i just hope i don't jump the gun and shot the 1st deer i see. I am going to set my stanards high. i have 22 days to hunt. Hoping to get out this evening to glass a few areas and check some other areas to see if they burned.
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...