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#3032142 - 11/13/12 08:41 PM Super excited
huvrman
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Registered: 10/23/11
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Have spent last two months putting up stands, putting out trail cams, and getting my property near allons ready to hunt. Raked close to half a mile of leaves off trails to my stands last weekend. Super excited about first hunt this coming Saturday. Can't wait.
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#3032173 - 11/13/12 08:50 PM Re: Super excited [Re: huvrman]
cecil30-30
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Registered: 12/05/06
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I bet that those trails are covered in leaves again..LOL good luck
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#3032176 - 11/13/12 08:50 PM Re: Super excited [Re: cecil30-30]
BigD_625
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Registered: 09/30/09
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Go get 'em!!!!
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#3032196 - 11/13/12 09:05 PM Re: Super excited [Re: BigD_625]
30-06 type of guy
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Thought i was the only one on here that hadnt hit the woods yet..sucks not having a bow dont care for muzzleloader... goodluck
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#3032208 - 11/13/12 09:14 PM Re: Super excited [Re: cecil30-30]
Kevin
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 Originally Posted By: cecil30-30
I bet that those trails are covered in leaves again..LOL good luck


I wish I woulda had a snapshot of my bewildered face when I read that about the leaves! Haha good luck!
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#3033488 - 11/14/12 06:37 PM Re: Super excited [Re: Kevin]
tickweed
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Registered: 11/25/09
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Loc: medon,Tn.

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good luck
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#3033530 - 11/14/12 07:04 PM Re: Super excited [Re: tickweed]
Pinewood8
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Loc: Fairview, TN

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I have to climb a steep ridge and worry about noise in leaves on way in, dont think I would go with raking but have contemplated running an atv through a trail several times to make it less noisy.
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#3033542 - 11/14/12 07:09 PM Re: Super excited [Re: Pinewood8]
Dbllunger
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Yep, pretty much all non hunters and a lot of hunters would think you crazy if they came upon you in the middle of the woods raking leaves. With all the wind we had in TN over the last weekend and monday, your trails may be covered again.
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#3033551 - 11/14/12 07:16 PM Re: Super excited [Re: Dbllunger]
Wompuscat
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Registered: 10/26/11
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Have to say i have raked the leaves out of a trail to my stand several times. I generally wait until after a rain that way it is quiet when u r raking also. And yes it does work for me!
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#3078228 - 12/13/12 09:24 PM Re: Super excited [Re: Wompuscat]
huvrman
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Registered: 10/23/11
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I hunted the next week and the trails were still clear. I took someone with me who had never hunted that area. Was nice to leave the house, but him on a trail before dark, and tell him to follow the trail, take the fork to the right, and walk until you get to the stand. Was nice not having to take him to the stands, then backtrack to mine. Didn't make a sound as we went in.

Sadly, only saw lots of does, and in that county, they were off limits.

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