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  • August 9, 2007 at 2:40 pm #495563 Back to Top REPORT
    nippers
    Nippers

    Joined: 1/10/2006
    With watching a lot of the tv shows, most of them show the hunter’s shooting animals in the evening……..and I love hunting in the morning and not so much in the evening…….so I was wondering what everyone’s personal favorite would be :?:
    August 9, 2007 at 2:42 pm #513692 Back to Top REPORT
    blood-bath2006
    Blood Bath2006

    Joined: 10/14/2006
    I’ve ALWAYS had better luck in the evenings than in the mornings. I just want to say that during the Rut midday through evening is when you will find me in my tree though :thumbup :thumbup
    August 9, 2007 at 2:48 pm #513693 Back to Top REPORT
    switchy
    Switchy

    Joined: 2/23/2006
    I just hunt when ever I can. Last year I shot my first deer and it was right around sunset.
    August 9, 2007 at 2:51 pm #513694 Back to Top REPORT
    ptdawg
    ptdawg

    Joined: 7/31/2007
    i’ve always liked evenings better…but maybe that’s just because i dont like getting up at the crack of dawn
    August 9, 2007 at 3:04 pm #513695 Back to Top REPORT
    kcmack
    kcmack

    Age: 52
    Joined: 8/20/2005
    I prefer following a blood trail in the day light, so Early morning is what I like. Don’t get me wrong, I love hunting in the evening as well. Some times the blood trail is short and the recovery is quick, but, on those occasions were they are not, I like tracking in the daylight. :thumbup
    Creed Heli-m Z7 Extreme Tactical
    August 9, 2007 at 3:08 pm #513696 Back to Top REPORT
    gjarcher
    gjarcher

    Age: 71
    Joined: 10/3/2006
    Location: Colorado
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    If its large game, game I don’t want to be field dressing or packing out in the middle of the night, I don’t hunt after 11 am.

    If its deer, or something similar in size, I’ll hunt evenings. The field dressing or deboning and packing is much less work.

    I use to hunt mid-day, since there is a short feed cycle around 1-3 pm, but found this is just a good way to drive the game out of the area. Jumping elk out of their bedding area is a great way to ruin the rest of the week’s hunting. If I spot and stalk in mid-day, its only to observe movement between feed and bed, then back out and plan a better strategy for the morning hunts. Of course, if luck has it that I get a good shot on a nice bull, you don’t look a gift-horse in the mouth :D

    August 9, 2007 at 3:19 pm #513697 Back to Top REPORT



    Joined: 5/24/2004
    I hunt all day long, even if it’s just sitting on a rimrock canyon scoping out the terrain, or looking for a bedded buck or bull! [=}=]
    August 9, 2007 at 3:45 pm #513698 Back to Top REPORT
    luckybuck
    LUCKYBUCK

    Joined: 2/9/2007
    I hunt as much as she will let me!!
    August 9, 2007 at 3:50 pm #513699 Back to Top REPORT
    indychris
    Indychris

    Joined: 6/22/2004
    I think I actually most enjoy getting to my stand before sunrise and watching the woods come to life at dawn, and I typically have more opportunities to hunt in the AM rather than the PM.

    That said, I’ve certainly taken more deer in the afternoon/evening than I have in the morning, and the vast majority of mature bucks I’ve seen have been in the evening.

    Guess I may have to rework some strategy now that I think about it. :-k

    August 9, 2007 at 3:52 pm #513700 Back to Top REPORT
    buffalocounty_32
    BuffaloCounty_32

    Joined: 9/3/2004
    I prefer evenings(I am not a morning person) #-o
    August 9, 2007 at 4:19 pm #513701 Back to Top REPORT
    matxt
    MatXT

    Joined: 4/18/2006
    Both, but I love being out before first light.
    August 9, 2007 at 4:31 pm #513702 Back to Top REPORT
    joaxe
    joaxe

    Joined: 9/7/2006
    Location: PA
    Mathews Peeps,

    I like hunting at first light. It’s cool to see “the world” waking up at dawn. All of the animals start moving around…at the same time, it seems!

    I took my first deer ever at 9:50 AM this past January… :D

    A cup of coffee…???

    How ’bout a nice warm broadhead, instead, Bucky?!?!?! :^O

    Joe

    "Eins, Zwei, Zuffa!" Mathews Switchback XT 28" DL MBG Radiant, Whisker Biscuit, String Splitter Strikers/Tricks/Blazers, Aero Hunter and World's Best Strings
    August 9, 2007 at 5:21 pm #513703 Back to Top REPORT
    wolbear
    wolbear

    Joined: 9/13/2005
    Nip, I hunt every moment I can, and believe it or not, there is really no better time on my property. I’ve shot bucks and does in the a.m. and also shot them in the evening out of the same stand sight! I pay more attention to the lunar phases and the animal movement times from outdoor mags than anything. I’ve found that most seem to be pretty accurate! :thumbup
    August 9, 2007 at 11:19 pm #513704 Back to Top REPORT
    nippers
    Nippers

    Joined: 1/10/2006
    Nip, I hunt every moment I can, and believe it or not, there is really no better time on my property. I’ve shot bucks and does in the a.m. and also shot them in the evening out of the same stand sight! I pay more attention to the lunar phases and the animal movement times from outdoor mags than anything. I’ve found that most seem to be pretty accurate! :thumbup

    Pretty interesting……..I’ve tried the lunar thing, but the only thing that really affects the animal’s movement up here is the full moon where they can be up all night and bed down at first light……..

    But we usually see something moving around 10am too…….when they gotta go potty……. ;)

    I love hunting the early morning……myself, but when I lived in Oregon, I usually hunted all day, but spent the morning in one area, moved for the mid morning to early afternoon, then moved again for the evening hunt.

    Here, I hunt the same areas all times of the day. :thumbup

    August 9, 2007 at 11:27 pm #513705 Back to Top REPORT



    Joined: 5/24/2004
    i think tv shows show evening hunts so they can set up their equip when its not dark i like morning just as it get light and bout 930-1130am then dusk is when i see most of my deer
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