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#3033306 - 11/14/12 03:25 PM Got RUBS?
catman529
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After a fairly uneventful 3 hours in the stand this morning, I took the bow just in case and did a little scouting. I didn't count but probably found at least 2 dozen fresh rubs of various sizes. Here are some nicer ones. I think I got a new stand site picked out.













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#3033323 - 11/14/12 03:38 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: catman529]
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Nice!!!
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#3033326 - 11/14/12 03:39 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: catman529]
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Looks like you found his path of travel
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#3033345 - 11/14/12 04:00 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: TRIGGER]
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 Originally Posted By: TRIGGER
Looks like you found his path of travel
yep, and it's a small strip of woods too, keeps em concentrated, lots of fresh tracks, and droppings that were still green.
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#3033348 - 11/14/12 04:02 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: catman529]
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Nice rubs. Hope you get him Cat.
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#3033369 - 11/14/12 04:36 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: plinker22]
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Good luck with him.
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#3033395 - 11/14/12 04:55 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: Bow Hunter]
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You've got an old guy running that area. Good luck getting him!
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#3033468 - 11/14/12 06:20 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: BSK]
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
You've got an old guy running that area. Good luck getting him!
that's what I thought. Mudbone pointed out to me that it takes more neck muscle than rack size to make a big rub. Hope to see the big boy, and hope not to screw up and run him across the creek onto another large property
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#3033496 - 11/14/12 06:40 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: catman529]
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
 Originally Posted By: BSK
You've got an old guy running that area. Good luck getting him!
that's what I thought. Mudbone pointed out to me that it takes more neck muscle than rack size to make a big rub. Hope to see the big boy, and hope not to screw up and run him across the creek onto another large property


Yup, rub size is all about age, not antler size.
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#3033506 - 11/14/12 06:48 PM Re: Got RUBS? [Re: BSK]
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good luck. I wouldnt mind finding a good thing like that. I walked around after climbing down with the bow the other day and never once found a rub. I found a few last year though.
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