Jan 18, 2022 · He only went about 100 yards and fell in a spot I thought he may have fallen.”. The buck, which weighed about 175 pounds, is a main-frame 10-pointer with three kickers and an estimated score of about 150 inches. “He’s sure the best buck I’ve ever taken, ” says Bontrager, who plans to get a shoulder mount of the buck. Big Game Hunting.
Dec 2, 2013 · Illinois. When Bill Ullrich killed his 220 1/8 B&C trophy buck in October 2012, it only confirmed what most of us already knew — Illinois is the whitetail Mecca for big bucks. The state ranks No. 2 in the last 10 years for trophy entries with B&C (around 600), and has a great reputation for producing monster bucks.
It is possible to advance the onset of the breeding season in bucks by controlling their melatonin levels (Adam). Melatonin is a modified amino acid hormone released by the pineal gland that has been seen to control seasonality in ewes. Less daylight triggers an increase in a buck’s testosterone, which causes antler maturation/growth.
Darin went out and bought himself a piece of heaven, 80 acres in the middle of nowhere Wisconsin. He put in a lot of hours getting ready for the season and ...
Nov 26, 2012 · Bill responds, Scott,The second rut doesn’t bring as much intense activity as the first one, not even close, but it occurs roughly 28 days after the peak of the primary rut. So I would say in your area that you could start to see some second rut interest (if you are lucky) starting around November 7-10, or so.
I shot this buck on the first night of my four day vacation to hunt the rut…
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