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GOT BACK FROM SOUTHERN UTAH ARCHERY TODAY VERY DRY DOWN THERE BUT PLENTY OF BUCKS. FAR MORE BUCK THAN DOES I COULD NOT STICK THE BIG ONE DUE TO THE NOISY BRUSH I EVEN GOT DOWN TO MY SOCKS. WONDERING IF ANY ONE ELSE HAD GOOD LUCK

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I'm hunting up North and got into mostly elk this past weekend. I'll be headed out for deer this weekend and I'll post back but it's good to hear some good news knowing that the deer are there in bunches down South.

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the majority of the deer i found were down low in sage brush finding water is a key point as well. but there were good numbers high as well i will try and post some pic

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What area of the Southern were you hunting? I am planning on going to Indian Peaks for the general deer season and have an antelope tag for the Plateau area in September. From a couple of scouting trips all the nice bucks that I have seen have been on the top of the mountain, at least in the Indian Peaks area. On the Plateau you are starting on the top and they are scattered up there.

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I am in the beaver and cedar area but the Indian peak are semi remote not to many hunters go out there at least for archery but i have been there for elk and we did see some good bucks two years ago. The sat before the hunt we had seen 34 bucks by noon 10 miles past beaver in sage brush. We came back sunday and went up to quake n pines and had only seen 10 bucks the hole day. i would have to say the majority of the buck were 3 and 4 points one was 4x5. I have notice from the past the horn growth this year is good on what we did see. I am half excited for the muzzl to get here. good luck on that deer and pronghorn hunt.

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Back when I was working in Cedar City 30 years ago most of the bigger bucks were shot out in the sage brush. You would be surprised at how big they get when the brush is 6' tall out in the flats with a few gullies to really hid in. Here is a picture of some bucks I got the first weekend of August out in Indian Peaks. I just hope that I can find the big one in October.

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Critter wrote:
Back when I was working in Cedar City 30 years ago most of the bigger bucks were shot out in the sage brush. You would be surprised at how big they get when the brush is 6' tall out in the flats with a few gullies to really hid in. Here is a picture of some bucks I got the first weekend of August out in Indian Peaks. I just hope that I can find the big one in October.

Sorry to derail but Critter I have the gift of being able to tell a lot by a person with just a little bit of info.....but I'm guessing you're a Ford PSD man right?

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rather_be_huntin wrote:

Sorry to derail but Critter I have the gift of being able to tell a lot by a person with just a little bit of info.....but I'm guessing you're a Ford PSD man right?

You're suppose to just look at the picture and not the header.
And yes I am. I've been driving one for 14 years now.

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Critter wrote:

You're suppose to just look at the picture and not the header.
And yes I am. I've been driving one for 14 years now.

Ok you got me. I'm also a diesel enthusist so I couldn't help but notice. I'm a Cummins owner myself. Hopefully you have the 6.4 and not the 6.0

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2nd week just as good as first look for southern utah 2nd weekend on post i will have pic

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Back when I was working in Cedar City 30 years ago most of the bigger bucks were shot out in the sage brush. You would be surprised at how big they get when the brush is 6' tall out in the flats with a few gullies to really hid in. Here is a picture of some bucks I got the first weekend of August out in Indian Peaks. I just hope that I can find the big one in October.

WE WILL GO OUT WEST AND LOOK FOR A REAL REMOTE AREA AND LOOK FOR DEER TRACKS SOMETIMES WE WILL GO FOR DAYS WITH OUT FINDING ANY BUT WHEN WE DO WE TRY AND FOLLOW SEE WERE THERE GOING LOOK FOR WATER AND COVER AND MOST OF THE TIME THERE IS A BIG BUCK AND WE JUST FOCUS IN THAT AREA IF ITS NOT WHAT WE ARE AFTER WE MOVE ON. I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO KILL A 30'' YET BUT IT WILL HAPPEN SOONER OR LATER

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