I also think that the moon kept the Deer beded down this weekend we hunt in Leon County on 125 acres there are three of us and we hunted hard and between us we seen 8 or 9 deer total, no hogs. Any idea on how the rest of the Post Savana area did.
i spent the weekend in alto, texas, which is located in the eastern part of the state. my weekend was actually great, spotting 16 different bucks for sure, with multiple encouters with repeat deer. most of the deer were better than legal size, but with the potential of the tract i am hunting i just dont want to end my season yet. i also discovered the largest rub i have ever seen, by a long shot.
weather was in the 30s saturday morning and warmer on sunday, no rain until sunday night.
I talked with a few friends by phone in the Post Oak Savana area and they also came up short out of five of them there was only one buck killed an eight point and two hogs. I will have to say that the grass did look greener than it has all summer so mabe rain did cause a slow down.
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...