Ive been around the Mt.vernon area up to the fairview ill area and from what ive seen the rut is in the chase phase bucks area chasen does every where all day.So id be huntin hard all day right now.Wish i wasnt here workin and had time to hunt here seen alot of 140 to 170 class bucks.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...