Tndeer Logo

Page 4 of 4 <1234
Topic Options
#2955018 - 09/24/12 08:59 AM Re: A Great Quote on the Need to Harvest Does [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
BSK
Jerkasourous of the non-typical kind
Non-Typical


Registered: 03/11/99
Posts: 65979
Loc: Nashville, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: 8 POINTS OR BETTER
 Originally Posted By: TOW
Cant speak for Tennessee but I try and shoot enough does to balance the herd somewhat. It should not be not be an automatic war on does.


We do the same, we try to kill the same amount of does as we do bucks. But we kill most of the does late season so that we don't put a lot of pressure on the deer untill the rut is over.


As long as you can meet your doe harvest goals by waiting until after the rut, I agree that is the best policy. However, often clubs/landowners/hunters fail to meet their doe harvest needs if they wait until late in the season.
_________________________
"Know where you stand, and stand there" --Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan

"There is no reasoning someone out of a position he has not reasoned himself into." --Clive James

Top
#2955044 - 09/24/12 09:15 AM Re: A Great Quote on the Need to Harvest Does [Re: BSK]
Boll Weevil
8 Point


Registered: 06/26/11
Posts: 1332
Loc: Hardeman

Offline
 Originally Posted By: BSK
Often fawn numbers are vastly under-represented in August camera censuses.

I pulled cards from 4 cameras this weekend; 3 of which were on plots. Your quote above is absolutely spot on...the number of fawns and doe groups really jumped (many that I'd never seen before). Conversely, with the exception of several 1.5yr olds the bucks I'd been watching all summer have gone underground. It's simply amazing how that happens this time every year...can almost set your clock by it.

Top
#2955106 - 09/24/12 09:51 AM Re: A Great Quote on the Need to Harvest Does [Re: Boll Weevil]
Andy S.
TnDeer Old Timer
14 Point


Registered: 07/26/99
Posts: 8090
Loc: Atoka, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Boll Weevil
...can almost set your clock by it.
Isn't that the truth. \:\)
_________________________
Andy S.

If I had saved all the money I spent on hunting, I'd spend it on hunting.

Top
Page 4 of 4 <1234


Moderator:  Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, gtk 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106599
RUGER
88400
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
62020
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
yarddawg54, schiesser, bigdoc, Bggamehunter, willy2763
13605 Registered Users
Who's Online
6 registered (CAW, smokymt, peleejosh, Oly1, tanker179, memace) and 62 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13605 Members
43 Forums
100233 Topics
1180121 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.004 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.