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#3013654 - 11/03/12 08:07 AM When do you kill does?
rem270
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Registered: 11/15/02
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Loc: south fulton

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I generally like to kill does during bow season and early mz season in Ky. Mostly during bow season because i get trigger happy with the bow.

I usually try to stay away from killing does during rifle because usually the ruts in full swing and i like to stay incognito as possible. After the shot, i have to bring the 4 wheeler or truck to pick it up, i know they probably dont pay as much as attention as i think but i guess it makes me feel better about little pressure as possible in the area.

I got 3 people wanting a deer, and with only 1 buck tag i guess i have no choice but to shoot a few does. Will probably try to do it early as possible and get it over with. It will be fun doing it though
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#3013708 - 11/03/12 08:45 AM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: rem270]
cfmartin1833
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Registered: 09/26/10
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I usually bust does in bow season too. My past experience on the property I hunt is that when I kill a doe, the rest of the does in tha group get skidding for several days. I don't want the does being skidding during any rutting activity so I usually try to take tem early or very late in the season.
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#3013716 - 11/03/12 08:49 AM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: cfmartin1833]
Coach
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Loc: Pall Mall, TN and Dexter, MI

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If I need meat I shoot one in bow or mz. I like having the does on my property so I don't bust 'em just because I can...I have four kids, three sons and a daughter, all grown...My sons and I try to get one for my daughter when she runs low on venison too.
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#3014356 - 11/03/12 06:31 PM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: Coach]
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Killbilly
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Registered: 07/15/05
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early season or late season, not in November, at least for me.
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#3014366 - 11/03/12 06:33 PM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
BigD_625
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Registered: 09/30/09
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Loc: Maury County, TN

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This morning.
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#3014379 - 11/03/12 06:42 PM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: BigD_625]
TX300mag
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Registered: 11/10/02
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As quickly after the bullet passes through them as possible.
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#3014380 - 11/03/12 06:42 PM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: BigD_625]
cecil30-30
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Registered: 12/05/06
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When ever legally possible..Which isn't alot.
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#3014399 - 11/03/12 06:57 PM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: cecil30-30]
m_allison71
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Registered: 10/10/02
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Loc: Castalian Springs, TN

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I kill them when they step within range.
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#3014438 - 11/03/12 07:27 PM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: m_allison71]
shopson
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Registered: 09/24/01
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Loc: Greeneville

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We killed 7 on 180 acre lease with bows and they are still everywhere. Some would have died today if things had gone right.
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#3014442 - 11/03/12 07:28 PM Re: When do you kill does? [Re: shopson]
7mm08
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Ever since I got a great backstrap recipe!
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