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Old 12-18-2008, 06:22 AM
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Deer hunting - rattling:

Do you think it matters what size of rack one uses when rattling? Would a large 4 point rack be as good as a small 6, or would a normal size 10 or 12 point rack be best? What are your thoughts? What do you use and why?
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We always use 6-8 point rattlers. I do not know if it really makes a difference but thats what we have always done.
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I believe it's all in the technique.

I don't know why you're asking... Aren't you the guy who hunts with a bag of apples?
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Have used both and never really noticed any difference, always ended up with a freezer full of venison.



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Captain Sid - 12/18/2008 8:52 AM

And Garett if you wear a Cowboys jersey while hunting your odds of being shot are greatly improved
Yep.
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Captain Sid - 12/17/2008 11:52 PM

And Garett if you wear a Cowboys jersey while hunting your odds of being successful are greatly improved
.......... .......... .......... Crips that would debacle everything I stand for.
One thing I know for certain though Sid, I'm glad you're not a Lions fan......we'd never hear from you.
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Rattle?

Heck I go out on the back porch and shoot'em out of the garden. Peas, corn and tomatoes are the best, bell peppers don't work so good.
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I saw off the brow tines....of a semi decent 8 point and rattle away.....best time in my area is mid Oct. to late Oct....after that.....CORN...SWEET TATERS....
brings in the does and hence comes de boss man.....
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Garret if you have snow just track them I don't use scent/rattle/grunt/I have been down wind and shot I have shot them across clearcuts and I have shot them in their beds at 5' If they are running the does they will be tired Sooner or later they are going to stop to get a look at what is dogging them When you understand the sign you will get the shot Easiest way to get a mature deer You can tell by the track that it's big It is the most exciting way to pursue them Every step you must be aware of or you will lose
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ubettcha13 - 12/18/2008 4:58 PM

Garret if you have snow just track them I don't use scent/rattle/grunt/I have been down wind and shot I have shot them across clearcuts and I have shot them in their beds at 5' If they are running the does they will be tired Sooner or later they are going to stop to get a look at what is dogging them When you understand the sign you will get the shot Easiest way to get a mature deer You can tell by the track that it's big It is the most exciting way to pursue them Every step you must be aware of or you will lose

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Did anyone mention that rattling is only good when there is a high buck to doe ratio!
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The only thing I rattle are my flash light batteries
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The densities of the size horns and there interior in relation to the population of buck in the size that are most desired. Then the must be in RUT.

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