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Question by Treestand. Uploaded on November 05, 2010
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Give em a reason to be out,during the rut you know what that is. Other times food, water, or being driven out of where they are bedded.
You will be surprised how many of the big bucks move in the middle of the day.
i agree with buckhunter. Try midday instead of 6-10am or 3-6pm. or sit all day.
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Every day I go over to a friends house, I see this out Her back door!
Click back one picture or try this one!
Ticking me off!
Even the most nocturnal deer are usually out in broad daylight for brief periods each week. The picture that Del recently posted showing a 12-point buck killed by a bowhunter near Kansas City was taken at high noon.
try calling the bucks out by rattling, grunting and using scents, hunt all day or try from 10 to 2, the mid day can really work well especially right now during the rut, decoys right now are awesome and use the decoy with either rattling or grunting, I am no expert but these ideas might just help you to see one during the day
I would say the number one thing to not do is put out bait because that only makes them more nocturnal.
Short of setting fire to the woods, I've never figured out a way to make them show up in daylight when they don't want to. All I can do is be out in the woods in case one of them feels the urge to move around when I can see him.
i've noticed that a lot of people around here do deer drives. that works for me me because the doe that i got was drivin to me by hunters doing just that. i missed getting a shot at a decent buck because he ran on the wrong side of some trees.
I had some doe's walk by my stand at 11:30am yesterday little buck came about a half hour later. And a monster at 5;30 the rut is on thats really the only way i ve seen a big nocturnal deer in the daylight that and opening day gun season here in wisconsin anything can happen. So many people in the woods pushing deer to new patterns all over the place.
I think the dog hunters have a big advantage in this regard, without setting fire to the woods. Dogs are the next best thing.
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