ok i have another question. is it common for a big buck to leave over a dozen rubs in less than an acre. i have hunted this area evening and early morning have not seen any deer in this area. its open bean fields all around except for this area. WHATS UP WITH THAT??????
remingtoon and hunter777 are right and he may be were he can see you on your way to the stand. Try sneaking in from another direction watch the wind because he also could be winding you. good luck and keep your powder dry. coyotedube.
Inoticed this year that bucks up hear were hitting scrapes and rubs hard after the main rut had come and gone you can usely count about 30 days the does that didnt breed come in. but hunting pressure really moves it around a lot because you can tell when doe season opens the different in the size of young ones.
I could see the small band of mule deer picking their way towards me through the sagebrush 800 plus yards away. With my 10 power binoculars I spotted a legal buck bringing up the tail. I dropped down and crouched behind a large chunk of sage just waiting for them to pass within range. Unfortunately, they stopped and began milling around before finally settling down, with a few of them laying down right out in the open. They were not going to come to me; if I wanted any closer, I'd...